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The Mirro Has Two Faces: A Journal Exploring Mixed Race Identity
(CA/US)
Jeanette Aguilar. "...neatly bound zine-journal...Great writing of mixed-race identities." Quoted from Race Riot Zine.
Santa Cruz, CA
USA
(added 20/3/2008)

Mixed Messages
(NV/US)
Check out this cool queer zine where different queer and queer friendly bands are asked four questions about mixed tapes.
Inside:
+b&w pix of bands
+ fab connect the dot
+interview w/ sf's Exboyfriends
+full page double sided poster
Some ...artists' responses include ...allison wolfe of bratmobile, tobi vail, the muff's kim shattuck, comet gain, new bloods etx.
Las Vegas, Nevada
USA
http://www.myspace.com/woofwoofradio
(added 5/2/2008)

Mama
(WI/US)
"Kim Blue, a stay-at-home mom from Wisconsin, talks about being adopted as well as raising her daughter, Lola. She addresses issues related to poverty and donation etiquette and also reviews zines." Quoted from Columbia Univ. Libraries online Catalog.
Kim Blue
Menomonie, WI
USA
April 2004
(added 26/7/2007)

Mr. Hot
(Japan)
"In Japan, they don’t usually have central heating, so it can be tough to keep warm in the cold weather. One way to keep warm is with "kairo," little heating patches that you can stick on your body. The author talks about her favorite brand, Mr. Hot, some of its ingredients, and where under her clothing she likes to put them on." Quoted from Columbia Univ. Libraries online Catalog.
Hofu-shi,
Yamaguchi-ken,
Japan
1995
(added 25/7/2007)

My Life as a Liar: tennis lessons
(CA/US)
"Bailey draws stories from Moss’ life, in which she discusses her introduction to drugs, a playground confrontation, and a junior high school class trip to Canada. The comix/personal zine is handwritten and typewritten." Quoted from Columbia Univ. Libraries online Catalog.
Caitlin Baily
San Geronimo, CA
USA
(added 25/7/2007)

Mystery Date
(CA/US)
"Mystery Date "One Gal's Guide to Good Stuff', is the zine from Lynn Peril from San Francisco." Quoted from ZineWiki.
(added 14/6/2007)

My Letter to the World
(CA/US)
"My Letter to the World was a long-running (1993-2001) Berkeley, CA zine published by Lily Chou (AKA Tiger Lily). Issues generally focused on Lily's many obsessions and misadventures, interspersed with band interviews and music reviews. Travelogues to places like New Orleans, Taiwan, and the Pacific Northwest were common; she even went so far as to create a personalized travel guide to London that spanned several issues (this travel guide was reprinted in the second issue of Zine Yearbook)." Quoted from ZineWiki.
(added 14/6/2007)

Mwaguzi
(NH/US)
"Mwaguzi is a comic zine from United States published by Andika Picha Comics in 1997. It was created by Mindy Fisher of Spofford, New Hampshire. Not being a very talented writer, Mindy decided to create a comic that used symbols instead of English words within the word bubbles. This allowed readers from all over the world to come up with their own story...or not come up with one at all." Quoted from ZineWiki.
(added 14/6/2007)

Muffin Bone
(CT/US)
"Muffin Bone is a zine by Emily K. Larned of Middletown, CT. Sample issue #14 is subtitled 'People, Places & Things', and is divided into the categories 'People'; character sketches; 'Places'; her college, NYC, etc.; and 'Things': Emily found some used skirts that turned out to be designed by Lilly Pulitzer a noted designer. The writing is sensitive, smart, and poetic. On people in crowded museums she writes, "The creepiest thing is how we all go in the same direction, like we are all skaters in a silent, slow-motion roller rink..." Also note her first rate drawings." Quoted from ZineWiki.
(added 14/6/2007)

Mudflap
(CA/US)
"Mudflap is a zine by San Francisco filmmaker Greta Snider. Released in the 1990's, Mudflap chronicles Greta's adventures. Each issue had themes like travel and transport, or growing things, like sex and food. The emphasis was on fun and free stuff and documents her love of bicycles. Filmmaker Sarah Jacobson wrote of Greta Snider, '...Her films are like her zines, made up of different stories and patchworked together. Even though they are very experimental, they don't bore me like that self-indulgent avant garde shit I was forced to watch in art school.'" Quoted from ZineWiki.
(added 14/6/2007)

Mr. Ken's Clean-Air System
(MD/US)
"As a personal goal to achieve while writing Mr. Ken's Clean-Air System, Shannon always sought (though she never stated openly within the zine itself) to challenge perspectives on any position on the spectrum, all completed while remaining smarmy, bittersweet, amused and vaguely bickering in tone." Quoted from ZineWiki.
Shannon Williams
Frederick, MD from Summer 2003 - Winter 2005
(added 14/6/2007)

Morgan Anne and the Pirates
(ON/Canada)
"Morgan Anne and the Pirates is a one-shot zine by Jen Pilles of Ontario, Canada. Jen continues the adventures of Barrie's characters from his kid classic Peter Pan. She writes, "This particular adventure involves Capt. Hook and his band of Pirates, as most exciting adventures do. As we all know, Captain Hook is the most Ruthless pirate Captain ever to sail the Seven Seas. That isn't to say he didn't have a Ruth (which he didn't, but he many times considered getting one) but only meant that he was quite a jerk, and what he had planned for Morgan Anne was indeed jerkish." That example gives you a taste of the playful and sensuous take-your-time writing going on here. Add to this some sketchy but expressive illustrations and you've got a real treat." Quoted from ZineWiki.
(added 14/6/2007)

More On
(UK)
"More On is a punk zine by Sarah. One of the first generation of punk rock zines to appear in the mid 1970's, More On was from London. The cut and paste fanzine featured interviews with the bands The Jam, The Clash, The Heartbreakers and Generation X. As editor Sarah relates, "More On number one was done in two hours at school one afternoon." A number of issues appeared after this inception. Sarah states; "We began More On because we wanted to get 'involved'." Quoted from ZineWiki.
(added 14/6/2007)

Make Something
(OR/US)
"Make Something is a compzine featuring numerous Portland zinesters. Most pieces featured in Make Something were previously unpublished at the time the comp was released." Quoted from ZineWiki.
(added 14/6/2007)

Magical Guide to Rainbows

"Magical Guide to Rainbows is a zine about rainbows. It contains drawings of more than 100 types of rainbows." Quoted from ZineWiki.
kj13 [AT] mymelody.com
(added 14/6/2007)


Mitsukai
(Australia)
"This was my first bash at a zine. I did try to summarize its contents for this page, but it doesn't sound quite right. It just is what it is - a little attempt at something new. Making it was lots of fun, and reading it a year later was just lovely. Mitsukai never made it to a print distribution. After I printed it and mucked around with scissors and glue, it didn't feel quite right. As of this summary, Sandra @ fatcheeks distro has been granted permission to make the zine available at her discretion." Quoted from http://www.sandylovesyou.com/zines/.
Tues. 28 Sept. 2004.
http://www.sanlive.com/
(added 6/6/2007)

Massive Manifesto
(CH)
#2, 1993. "A punk Family D.I.Y. Zine!!!"
PO Box 3142
2500 Biel 3
Switzerland , Earth
(added 26/5/2007)

My Own Cum
(IL/US)
"Why don't women talk more about masturbation? Some women talk about it pretty openly. I always admire that and wish I could be as free."
My Own Cum
c/o Terminal Projects Group
Chicago, IL 60622
USA
(added 26/5/2007)

The Misfit Clique
(CA/US)
"Illustrated collection of poems. Liked the b&w illustrations more than the poems, but I liked them enough to mean to investigate further Kapow books in the future. Well made, too." Quoted from and reviewed in Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet, http://www.lcrw.net/books/reviews9.htm. Zine by Juliette Torrez, illustrated by David Lasky.
16th St., PMB 213
San Francisco, CA, 94103
USA
(added 16/5/2007)

My Addiction
(US)
"#1. A light but spirited goof on one woman's compulsions. In one frame, she's cajoling her sleeping boyfriend to have sex; two frames later, she begins an examination of the Humboldt squid that takes up half of the booklet. It's a bit quicker than I would've liked (which is about the nicest thing I can say about anything), but Lucy's a good artist and a great character, and I learned that the Humboldt squid changes colors with its mood. Reviewed by Emerson Dameron. [$?, 26 pp., mini] Lucy Knisley." Reviewed at http://www.zinethug.com/.
http://stoppayingattention.com
(added 3/5/2007)

Mutate
(US)
"Those crazy kids at QZAP have done it again, putting out another issue of Mutate. Mutate always has lots of cool stories and interviews, all of which are very queer/trans/sex/fun friendly. So if you like stuff that might be queer, trans, sexual, or fun, then this might be for you. This issue includes interviews with God-Des and Tina G, (self-proclaimed hip-hop dykes), a story about having sex in a public restroom, and a story about using sex in advertising. Good stuff, as usual." Quoted and available to order from Loop Distro.
(added 16/2/2007)

Monkeystomp
(US)
"Weird little drawings, random clip art collages, and bits of typed and hand-written text that make you scratch your head. Monkeystomp #4 is a quick buzz through the mind of a funny friend of ours, Ms. Terra James. No need to mess with a continuous story, each page gives you a new experience. Perfect for the bus stop, or for anyone who enjoys a life of ADHD." Quoted and available to order from Loop Distro.
(added 16/2/2007)

Mirror Tricks
(US)
"Mirror Tricks is a zine addressing the profession of prostitution. It does so through lots of quotes, as well as bits of writing by the author. The quotes are pulled from various books, and come from people who have been involved in prostitution. The prose, which I liked better, is sort of disjointed and free flowing, letting the reader understand what goes through a persons mind as they are in the process of working in the sex industry. But my favorite part of the whole zine is the number of line drawings that are scattered throughout, from birds, to women, to money. An odd zine, but interesting." Quoted and available to order from Loop Distro.
(added 16/2/2007)

Milk Milk Lemonaid
(US)
"Life, death, and family lore. Photos of dilapidated houses, and beat up old cars. Kittens and farms and coffee and smokes. Stories that come from a girl who grew up in the country then decided to move into the city. A respect for the distant past, and a hopeful, yet fearful, view of the future. Life being lived, then written about, as is the tradition we try to maintain." Zine by Krystle. Quoted and available to order from Loop Distro.
(added 16/2/2007)

Make-believe Ruins
(Australia)
"The very newest zine from erika b (creator of all strings attached), make-believe ruins continues on in the same vein as all strings attached, but with all the unnecessary details removed, allowing the writing to take centre stage, as it should. make-believe ruins is full of the very same fiction you know and love from all strings attached, but with disturbing new twists - make-believe ruins is probably her best work yet. make-believe ruins #1 contains seven stories (Contrast, Afraid, Slipping Away, Impact, Missing, Again and Lifeline) simply displayed in the quarter-size format. Make-believe ruins #1 was completed in july 2005." Quoted and available to order from Distro-e, which is run by Erika, the author of this zine.
(added 16/2/2007)

Modest Stereo
(VA/US)
"A perzine about love, loss and the life of a senior in high school. Christy gives us touching poetry, worthwhile art, and noteable rants. She really is an amazing writer, telling us about friends that don't really act like friends, loneliness, escapism, and wanting life to speed up." Quoted and available to order from Gigglebot Distro.
(added 15/2/2007)

Mind Clutter
(CA/US)
"Jenn's drawings are as excellent as her random stories and thoughts. Jenn's personal style of writing makes me feel like she's sitting next to me chatting away about everything from politics to nostalgic moments. 'Sometimes I wish I were a flapper girl of the '20s or a pin up girl of the '40s or a greaser girl in a gang of the '50s or a hippie of the '60s or a punk of the '70s and '80s. But I'm not. I always thought I was born much too late, and consequently, I've missed out on all the cool eras. What subculture and form of rebellion is there left, that has not already been exploited and marketed by the media? I just wish there was something new. There is still plenty to rebel about in society today, yet it seems nobody is doing anything about it.'" Quoted and available to order from Gigglebot Distro.
(added 15/2/2007)

My Little Friend
(CA/US)
"This is tiny, cute, freaking awesome little zine by E. I haven’t read any of her other zines, but I totally want to now. She writes about books, music, and movies that she read, heard, or seen lately and about her father and brother. She writes about how her best friend turned into Margot Tenenbaum, about song lyrics that really mean something to her. This zine is very personal; not because she tells every last detail about her life, but because of the clear, concise collage she makes of things that really matter to her. It great. Not just because it is pocket-sized and well-laid out, but because it comes straight from E’s heart to our eyes." Quoted and available to order from Blank Page Distro.
(added 2/2/2007)

My Own Make Believe
(US)
"Five Things I Love About Alice Dee’s “My Own Make-Believe #3”:
--Awesome layout; great collages of neat pictures and thought-provoking words
--wide range of topics, including self-doubt, problems with friends, memories, and familial frustration, all eloquently discussed in a way that is clearly ALICE.
--the way she flips from talking about herself in third person to directly addressing someone out there in this world to journal-esque rambling without batting an eye
--what she wrote about July 5, 2004 (which you will have to wait to purchase to read!)
--I know I am not the only one who will love this." Quoted and available to order from Blank Page Distro.
(added 2/2/2007)

A Method of Reaching Extreme Altitudes "One of the best-written personal zines I've read in a long time! Prunella, a pseudonym for a highly fascinating and multi-talented woman who indulges in her day-to-day stories as she approaches 30. Includes stories on Helen Keller's religion; 6-word short stories; herbs; medieval books about herbs; boyishly short haircuts; Rumi; drunkennes; imaginary friends; red, itchy eyes; and much more. Read intimate and well-constructed stories about the life of a freelancing, crafting, thinking, living lady." Zine by Prunella Vulgrais.
Quoted and available to order from Parcell Press Distro.
(added 1/02/2007)


Mermaid "I got both issues of Mermaid as a trade, & loved them so much, I just had to share! I love the layout of Elizabeth`s zines, because they are so simple yet elegant. She uses so many beautiful drawings, and some of her own artwork! I also love the fact that she quotes many great people, and includes little snippets of person writing that pull you in. In this issue she writes about her love for manga and included a summary of one of her favorites, a little bit about henna tattoos, and has included some paper dolls for you to color!" Quoted and available to order from Avocado Tree Distro. Zine by Elizabeth.
(added 1/02/2007)

M is For Monster "Subtitled 'a one-shot memoir of rape & recovery,' this zine is Jessica's unflinching account of her rape, how she dealt with it, and eventually her healing process. It's a beautiful zine, written with candor and bound with purple ribbon or fabric for Rape Awareness Month. It's painful at times to read because of Jess doesn't hold back in detailing the events, but it's also so brave and necessary. It is essentially a story that gives hope to survivors of sexual assault and urges victims not to remain silent." Quoted and available to order from Gluestick Distro.
(added 1/02/2007)


My Mystery Girl "It's a split zine between Lisa Mae and Mae Undead. In one side, explore autobiographical stories, and on the other, dive into adventures. What parts are real, and which are imagined? There is also a secret zine that comes with the zine!" zine by Lisa Mae Undead.
Quoted and available to order from Gimme Brains!!! Distro.
(added 31/01/2007
)


The Mean Green Neat-o Zine
(VA/US)
"Cassie Podish and her friends create and write this zine. There's the RAT SOLIDERS COMIC. Mean Green is in search of a mysterious ex-Rat Soilder, Johnny Sewar! There's also another comic about a trip to the circus. Tara Aird writes about public harassment (how 14 year olds and below don't have respect for anyone's feelings!) There's a history on famous Big Foot, a movie review on WILDZERO. Which sounds pretty rad because I LOVE GUITAR WOLF. Zombes, guns and rock n' roll baby! Cas interviews the Swedish band, Discovenience. Cas packs in laughs and fun, her and her friends did while making this!" Zine by Cass Podish. Quoted and available to order from Gimme Brains!!! Distro.
(added 31/01/2007
)


Miscellaneous Phenomena "Miscellaneous Phenomena is a tiny little accordian mini-zine. It measures 2.75" x 4". It is bound with creme colored waxed linen and matched blue glass beads. Inside is an 8-page accordian foldout of various ladies in a setting of unique Ornithological & Miscellaneous Phenomena. This is a great little miniature art zine for your collection! Each one is unique with a different pair of beads." Zine by Julie Sadler. Quoted and available to order from feed your head books.
(added 31/01/2007)

Mine: An Anthology of Reproductive Rights
(US)
"The second edition of Mine again culls vast and varied stories by women about their abortion experiences. This edition also includes a piece about rights and access to the procedure based on race and class, a story by a woman who chose not to go through with the procedure, and an interesting timeline journal of an experience with RU-486." Zine by Meredith Stern. Quoted and available to order from feed your head books.
(added 31/01/2007)

Mossdale Estate
(US)
"Mossdale Estate is a run of the mill nursing home in a run of the mill city. Rose, a leading character, is a strong willed lady who is having a hard time adjusting to dependancy. John, her good friend, is unwilling to accept his dependancy. Together they combat their surrounding and come out strong. This comic is a duotone offset comic with a full color cover." Zine by Angee Lennard. Quoted and available to order from feed your head books.
(added 31/01/2007)

My Word
(US)
"Missy Kulik gave John Porcellino (King-Cat Comics and Stories) five words. John Porcellino gave her five words. They both drew comics about these words and mmade this split mini comic for you." Quoted and available to order from feed your head books.
(added 31/01/2007)

Marx ans Feminism "A lecture on the importance of a revolutionary class analysis for feminism and for a broadening of the idea of the working class to include non-waged women's work for Marxists and in the process an attempt to push the women's movement from reformist politics to revoluton." Zine by Selma James. Quoted and available to order from feed your head books.
(added 31/01/2007)

Matching Jackets "A comic book about boyfriends. This is a compilation of comics by Robyn Chapman from 2004-2005 filled with comics about love and sex from high school romance involving a boyfriend with parents who owned a coffee stand to the sparks of college dorm romance. A cute read. Screenprinted cover." Zine by Robin Chapman. Quoted and available to order from feed your head books.
(added 31/01/2007)

My Brain Hurts
(NY/US)
"A comic about a couple of queer punk rock kids growing up in NYC. Silkscreened cover." Quoted and available to order from feed your head books. Zine by Liz Baillie.
(added 31/01/2007)


Making Soap "This zine is an overview of the cold process soapmaking method. While it is not meant to be used as a tutorial, it does include a complete step by step breakdown of this soapmaking process, as well as where you can find additional information, and a basic cold process soap recipe. Pages are printed on one side only for ease of reading. The zine is stitched together and comes with a soap sample." Zine by Rebecca Dillon. Quoted and available to order from feed your head books.
(added 31/01/2007)

My Silence Screams All Night
"A per zine about teenage deflowerment, sex addiction and how the internet played into both of these. I cover a lot of personal issues in this zine including the loss of my virginity, my first few boyfriends, coming to terms with my own sexuality and my own curiosity leading to the tragic events detailed in my silence screams all night. the cover is silk screened with silver ink on black cardstock." Zine by Liam Meadows. Quoted from www.zinesters.net.
thesilence101 [AT] yahoo.com
(added 15/09/2006)

A Million Birthdays
(OH/US)
"The fifth issue of my perzine, A Million Birthdays, takes eight moments in my life and sculpts them into something in between short stories and diary entries. This issue covers a road trip to the Andy Warhol museum, stolen moments with crushes, conversations with friends and family, and a night out dancing." Zine by Kathee. Quoted from www.zinesters.net.
PO Box 777
Willoughby, OH 44096-0777
USA
kathee [AT] sewtrue.org
sewtrue [AT] gmail.com
(added 15/09/2006)

My Kitten's Love Letters
(Canada)

"These are letters i wrote to my cat. [It] also includes original artwork and fiction." Zine by Doreen Jones. Quoted from www.zinesters.net.
chou_rouge [AT] graffiti.net
(added 14/09/2006)

Modern Woman
(US)
"*Mother/daughter relationships *How to connect with your mother by writing memoirs *Book Club with online discussion *Suggestions for how busy moms can spend time with their kids by cooking, crafting and reading *How to travel during the summer on a budget *Organize yourself financially *Importance of correspondence *Young women making a difference *International women *Motherhood: The division of women? *Hearing and speech awareness *Suicide awareness *Heart-warming stories about moms who have lost children and have since started organizations to promote awareness." April Miller. Quoted from www.zinesters.net.
mwsubscription
[AT] hotmail.com
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/moderwomanmagazine/.
(added 13/09/2006)

Mama Sez No War

"Mama Sez No War: writings, photos, and experiences by mothers against war. Mama Sez No War was my literary motivational speaker. There were multiple empowering articles but one that stood out to me was called, "Pregnant Pause: Before The Bombs Fall". The content of the article was a huge reality check on the unfortunate things going on such as hunger, the war, etc. Other articles in this zine are "cops, crayons and kids", "Code Pink: The international Women's Day Protest in Washington D.C.", "Children as Activists" and a dozen more!" Quoted and available to order from Sweet Candy Distro.
(added 11/9/2006)


mostly HAND written
(OH/US)

"mostly HAND written is a bit different than the art zines we usually see from Nicci. This zine is text heavy and includes her extraordinary drawings. She writes about family, changing jobs, creating your own." Issuse #1-#6 by Nicci. Quoted and available to order from Sweet Candy Distro.
(added 11/9/2006)


Mend My Dress
(WA/US)

"This zine may be triggering because it deals with sexual assault and abuse. I think it is important for survivors of abuse to tell their story. It provides a place for others to learn about abuse as well as provide the writer with a venue to help heal the wounds of their past. Neely writes, 'when i was younger, i was raped/molested by my father. when i was twelve or so me and my step brother had an affair. he was a few years older than me. when i was sixteen i got into an abusive relationship with a boy that lasted around four years. i am trying to move on...'" Quoted and available to order from Sweet Candy Distro.
(added 11/9/2006)



Megalocardia

"Megalocaria is written by an anonymous writer who shares her story of being in a difficult and emotionally abusive relationship. She discusses the fear of being alone and dealing with the her partner's destructive ways. The writer also includes a story of a party she attended and the group of characters involved." - anonymous writer. Quoted and available to order from Sweet Candy Distro.
(added 11/9/2006)



May Your Heart Lead You On
(US)

"Jessica has a terrific knack of telling stories and making you smile to yourself and laugh out loud alot. She compiled a variety of her travel stories into this one text heavy issue. She writes about visiting places like Michigan, New York City, South Carolina ( Charleston), Canada, London, and Denver.Jessica writes about flying and shares her worst/best flight ever, photos are included + road games." Quoted and available to order from Sweet Candy Distro.
(added 11/9/2006)



Marked For Life #2/ No Better Voice #30
(US)
"Sage's side is about her love for Philadelphia and how she ended up living in the city of brotherly love after spending over 23 years in rural Georgia. She describes the excitement the city gives her and some bits about her daily life there. Jami's side is a compilation project. A few of her friends wrote outstanding stories (body image,revolutionary union movement, death and others) while others constructed  illustrations to go with the stories for issue #30 of NBV." Split zine by Sage (Marked For Life) and Jami (No Better Voice). Quoted and available to order from Sweet Candy Distro.
(added 11/9/2006)

Midwest Comp Project
(US)
"While this in zine about America might not immediatly appeal to the non-Americans amoung us, it's excellent writing makes it thougherly interesting thoughout. It brings together a variety of writing and imagery on the slightly less glamour and often looked down on states in America and includes work from Miranda of the Pleiades zine, Rae of Suburban Glothic zine and Jessica of Kubba zine." - Various (Editor: Various , Editor: Jessica). Quoted and available to order from All That Glitters Distro.
(added 11/9/2006)


Manubrium
(US)
"This is Jen’s first zine, and this really surprised me as Manubrium #1 is really well produced and contains very mature writing – two things that tend to be absent from first attempts! Jen writes about being mixed race and how it affected her sense of identity growing up as she was primarily socialised with her white American family and had very little contact with her Mexican family until recently.  She talks about how discovering more of her Mexican heritage lead to her becoming more at ease and accepting of her physical self, how she has come to recognise and appreciate what makes her and her family unique. There is some ‘half fiction’ about an obsessive relationship and some straight talking about things she has had to confront, such as incidences of sexual abuse and assault and how they were handled. What makes this zine special is an underlying sense of strength and optimism, however harsh the subject. Jen’s descriptions of her family show that she is from a long line of tough women and that she’s carrying on where they left off."
Quoted and available to order from Cause & Effect Distro.
(added 28/7/2006)


Make Me Numb
(US)

"Andee writes a great zine that’s packed with many different pieces that hang together well and feed off each other, laid out in a diary style. She writes about having a complicated relationship with her mother, including an unsent letter she wrote to her, also thoughts on conflict, unlearning the things you were indoctrinated with when growing up and dealing with abuse as an adult. One of the things I really appreciate about andee’s writing style is that she has the knack of short, indepth, powerful pieces. She can say in a few paragraphs what other people would take several pages to get across." Quoted and available to order from Cause & Effect Distro.
(added 28/7/2006)

Muscle Cat / You Know I Can Take You
(Canada)
"muscle cat / you know i can take you is a split comic zine. "muscle cat" (the cover scaned really weird) is done by micha {and she accepts trades!} um, yeah." Quoted and available from http://dork.com/dystatic/waw.html.
papasmurf
_44 [AT] hotmail.com
(added 13/7/2006)


(me), life, the universe, and everything
(US)

"'Sometimes people change, sometimes people change but want everything else to be the same when they come home and usually it's not.'
A series of emails and other things that Karolyn has written, strung together to form a picture of who she is. Thoughts on individuality and being self-centered. An interesting look into one girl's life. Each one comes with a greeting card." Quoted and available to order from Moon Potatoes Distro.
(added 29/06/2006)


The Ms. Films DIY Guide to Film & Video
(NC/US)
"Did you ever dream of making movies? I didn't but then I picked up this zine & well, now I want to & not only that but I feel I can! This is a totally inspiring do-it-yourself take on making movies. With topics that include "DIY Drive In", "Cameraless Filmmaking" & " Get Your Film to the Fest" (not to mention plenty of others) this is a great guide for anyone interested in learning about making films!" Quoted and available to order from My My Distro.
(added 28/06/2006)

Metasynderyne
(CA/US)
"...This was made from the summer of 2002-2003 it basically details my transition from an artist into wanting to be a midwife and is filled with stories of me leaving Connecticut, my battle with oppressive people in my life, prose, and a brief little piece on my hypochondria told thru the time I thought I had SARS. also yummy vegan recipes and diy how-to's!" Quoted and available to order from HousewifeXcore Distro.
PO Box 33654
San Diego, CA 92163
USA

polly_pero vomit [AT] bust.com
http://www.housewifexcoredistro.tk
(added 26/06/2006)


My Newest Insomnia "#4 Short discourses on how some movies influenced Meredith's life, Shopping with Sisters ("A Fashion Crisis Story, About Family"), insomnia, a really bad shower, and the end to a truly great zine." Written by Merrideth. Quoted and available to order from Tastes Like Newsprint Distro.
(added 21/06/2006)

My Pet Growth
(WI/US)
"This is a comic-zine about a compassionate girl named Sabrina. Sabrina is lucky. She has two pets. You can read all about her adventures in this sweet zine entitled My Pet Growth." Quoted and available to order from Echo Zine Distro.
(added 20/06/2006)

Ms. Direction
(OR/US)
"Ms. Direction's marriage issue is a mixed bag. There are a number of thoughtful essays by several contributors, all considering marriage from a feminist perspective. Especially interesting is one by Colette, expressing some scepticism about gay marriage. But since none of the contributors have actually been married, their views remain strictly theoretical... After all, the divide between academic theory and the real lives of women is currently one of feminism' biggest challenges." Quoted and available to order from Echo Zine Distro .
(added 20/06/2006)

The Media Whore Feminist Literature Review
(MA/US)
"It's odd to be writing a review of reviews, especially for a zine that doesn't normally emphasize its review section. However, this zine is worth reading in its own right, even if you don't plan to go out and buy the books they're talking about. There's a nice little piece on feminist science fiction writers (though I thought Octavia Butler deserved more than a passing nod), and a good plug for Juicy Mother. But for my money, the zine's high point is Johanna Eeva's fascinating discussion of the book, Fresh Lipstick, by Linda Scott Palgrave. This is a great piece of writing and it alone is worth the zine's two buck price." Quoted and available to order from Echo Zine Distro.
(added 20/06/2006)

Misfire
(Sweden)
"#1: voluntary human extinction/individualist anarchism/punkrock-nursing/scene-corruption/." Quoted and available to order from Tilt Distro.
(added 19/06/2006)


Morgenmuffel
(UK)
“...Girl made komix about an anarchist activist life, demonstration, cooking foof on for protesters a lot of funny situations and nice artwork." Quoted and available to order from Emancypunx Distro. Isy's latest issue, #16, has been out since Fall 2007. You can also check out Isy's brand new and super cool web site at:
http://www.morgenmuffel.co.uk/.
katchoo63 [AT] googlemail.com
Brighton, UK
(added 16/06/2006, updated 10/1/2008)

Marriage and Love "E.Goldman Kerspledebed.
first published in 1914, classic anarchist-feminist writer!" Quoted and available to order from Emancypunx Ditsro.
(added 16/06/2006)

Men, sexism and the class struggle "(Men against sexist shit) Working class men discuss their relationships with women and other men in a sexist society." Quoted and available to order from Emancypunx Distro.
(added 16/06/2006)

Marked for Life
(US)

"This zine is written by Sage of Tattooed Memoirs and Sweet Candy Distro.  It's the result of a 24 hour zine project where you must write, copy, and put together a 24 page zine in 24 hours.  I wish I could write something this good in that short amount of time!  In this zine, Sage writes about turning 26 and moving from Georgia to Philadelphia, a mishap at a Garbage concert, and her relationship with her grandmother and remembering the day she passed away." Quoted and available to order from Driving Blind Distro.
(added 1/06/2006)


Magnatozia
(US?)
"Victoria writes about the troubles she has in trusting people (after being burned in the past), the importance of educating oneself and encouragement, her identity and discovering who she is, her love of writing, and more." Quoted and available to order from Driving Blind Distro.
(added 1/06/2006)


My Zine
(VT/US)
"...Jessica’s journal entries, many of them reflecting familiar high school situations...She even reprints them straight out of the notebook she wrote them in with pictures she stuck on the pages, as well. Definitely worth checking out! 5 1/2” x 8 1/2”, 16 and 20 pages, respectively."(from Riot Grrrl Review #3 http://us.geocities.com/marmaladejackson/four.html)
To order issues #1 and#2, write to
:
Jessica Barnett
4 Butler Dr.
South Burlington, VT 05403
(added 30/03/2006)


MALATHIMICHELLE
(CA/US)
"Welcome to the world of Nisha and Jamie. This issue opens up with interviews with Tamra of Lucid Nation and Jody Bleyle of Team Dresch/Hazel, stuff on women’s history and identity,.... clippings, recipes (not vegan, though), tampon info, rape facts, poems, obsessions, and more. 5 1/2” x 8 1/2”, 36 pages."(from Riot Grrrl Review #3 http://us.geocities.com/marmaladejackson/four.html)
To order issue #1, write to
:
1556 Aldercreek Place
Westlake Village, CA 91362
(added 30/03/2006)

Medusa
(NY/US)
"Stuff about anarchism, ...observations of government control and life under fascist control... There’s also a great deal of stuff on women’s history and rights and health issues. 4 1/2” x 5 1/2”, 128 pages." (from Riot Grrrl Review #3 http://us.geocities.com/marmaladejackson/four.html)
To order issue #1, write to
:
PO Box 586
Accord, NY 12404
(added 30/03/2006)


Mindwalk
(OR/US)
"...writing about moving, losing control, vegan, DIY pest control and deoderant, and other bits. This is really instrospective, gives off the illusion of living in Maresa’s head while she goes down to Powell’s books."(from Riot Grrrl Review #3 http://us.geocities.com/marmaladejackson/four.html)
To order issue #
5, write to:
PO Box 1495
Portland, OR 97207-1495
(added 30/03/2006)

MY NEW GUN
(AE/US)
"This zine is really romantic - full of beautiful prose about literary snobbery and how some people are left out, crushes, and aesthetic value." (from Riot Grrrl Review #3 http://us.geocities.com/marmaladejackson/four.html)
To order issue #5, write to:
Muffie White
U.S. Embassy - IPC
PSC 98 Box 34
APO AE 09830
(added 30/03/2006)

Mutant Life
(WA/US)

Girls writing about sci-fi: "A Sci-Fi litzine, this issue is the introduction to the major characters and their perspectives. In the year 2054, Mutants are used by the military for the, 'public good' and are trained to become heroes. Join young Charlie McComber as he is 'drafted' at the tender age of fourteen. In exchange for his father's life, he will be taught to be a hero that the public will come to adore."
Girls writing about sci-fi: "A Sci-Fi litzine, this issue is the introduction to the major characters and their perspectives. In the year 2054, Mutants are used by the military for the, 'public good' and are trained to become heroes. Join young Charlie McComber as he is 'drafted' at the tender age of fourteen. In exchange for his father's life, he will be taught to be a hero that the public will come to adore."
PO Box 2267
Longview, Washington 98632
(added 6/3/2006)


Mama Specific Productions Zines
(OH/US)

6 mama zines written by Trula Breckenridge with some guest writing: Afro Mama, Dread Mama, Mixed Mama, Supple Mama, Teen Mama, and Veggie Mama."We focus on publishing books and zines for select groups of mothers. Other projects include producing a fitness video for moms and animated CD-ROMs for kids. Our moms address their parenting goals from a unique viewpoint!"
info [AT] MSPpress.com.
http://www.mspmedia.net/

(added 11/16/2004, updated 09/02/2006)

 

momtimezine
one mom's ups and downs in the suburbs

(US)

"Momtime is one mama's zine from the suburbs, dealing with the ups and downs of parenthood with humour whenever possible.
each issue is filled with essays, reviews, cartoons, pics, veggie recipies and more..."
kgoulash [AT] aol.com
http://www.momtimezine.blogspot.com/
(added 11/16/2004)


MamaGirlie
(Baltimore/US)

A website with resources for support on mothering, created by Andrea, mother of 2 boys. She launched this website in 2001 which offers reviews of the Mama zine scene, a list of mothering message boards, and much more.
andria [AT] mamagirlie.com.
http://www.mamagirlie.com/

(added 11/16/2004, updated 09/092/2006)


Maya
(Dubai, United Arab Emirates)

"Maya #1 :(it's starting to taste like your spit on the piano) is now available. it's 30 pages with a stencilled insert with a peach cover, stitched in red. I write about what maya is, how life = a pack of cards, the aesthetic pleasure of words, an odd dream, a two=part appreciation list, my two days in Weybridge (UK) and include parts of a dear-penpal letter that discusses the somewhat fantastical life here in dubai (in the United Arab Emirates, yup)." Rahel also runs the Thaili distro!
MSN: ieatpropaganda
Rahel
PO Box 1989
Dubai, UAE

distro [AT] thaili.port5.com
http://thaili.port5.com/
(added 9/21/2004, webage inactive 09/02/2006)


Mamalicious: A magazine for the fierce mama in us all
(NM/US)

"The alternative to your usual parenting magazine, Mamalicious speaks to the fierce mama in us all. Mamalicious is for mothers who are serious about mothering, and about being themselves. We're young and young-at-heart, politically aware, way tuned-in to pop culture and, of course, hip as all get-out. Love your mama!" Edited by Catherine Levy and Candace Walsh. Editorial:
contact [AT] mamalicious.com.
http://www.mamalicious.com
(webpage inactive 10/1/2008)
(added 11/04/2004)

 

Mosaic-ezine
(NC/US)
"Mosaic-ezine is a women's collaborative artists online magazine. Mosaic is an online arts magazine created by women. Its purpose is to create a space for women to share and exchange their energies and insights, creativity and beauty, strengths and gifts…to collaborate and network, educate and inform, encourage and empower…a celebration of womankind. MOSAIC is a publication that celebrates diverse opinions and beliefs. We support and encourage self expression. While we cannot possibly all agree, we live in an open and free society, we all have a voice, and should not be afraid to use it." Bridget Hodge, Editor:
editor [AT] mosaic-ezine.com

http://www.mosaic-ezine.com/vision/
(added 09/08/2004, webpage inactive 09/02/2006)

motherload
(US)
"E. Cable Landry presents writing and photography. Motherload is a journal of essays that I've composed over the five + years of my son's life. It includes photography, poetry, tirades, prose and humour."
http://www.motherload.indiegroup.com/

(added 08/08/2004, webpage inactive 10/1/2008)

march for women's lives zine
(US)

The March for Women's Lives was the largest march of its kind in American history! So, why did the media downplay, misrepresent, or downright ignore it? It’s becoming increasingly obvious that we have to tell our own stories; the media is not going to do it for us! This zine is 38 (half) pages and includes march stories and photographs from over twenty contributors. It also comes with a CD-ROM that contains dozens of additional photos, a video, and a computer copy of the zine (so you can make and distribute your own copies). We really want to get the word out about this amazing experience, to commemorate the march for those who were there and to give the REAL story to those who were not. Get a copy of the March for Women’s Lives Zine and CD-ROM. Then make and distribute copies everywhere. SPREAD THE WORD!!
marchzine [AT] yahoo.com
http://www.geocities.com/marchzine/main.html
(added 08/08/2004)


Ma Generation
(Midwest/US)

"Ma Generation: Adventures in Mothering and Beyond from an inept multi-tasker and her two smarty-pants side-kicks in a Midwestern hamlet called Appleton. In this issue: (an issue so late I have effectively skipped and issue)
Life Lessons Learned: A summer without wine, women or song.
Neighborhood Treasure: Where Time Stands Still
Mama Gathering Round-Up
Tribaby: Holy Shi**, I finish a Triathlon!
The Penis Chronicles
Celebrity Gossip
Fun With Foliage
My Refrigerator: A Still Life
Get a taste of what a Midwestern mama trying to raise the next generation of mini radicals is all about." By Lee Snodgrass.
lee_snodgrass [AT] yahoo.com

(added 06/12/2004)


Media Whore
(MA/US)
"Media Whore is a feminist zine about the media. It covers feminist media as well as critiques of mainstream media from a feminist perspective. Issues have included articles ranging from an interview with Amy Schroeder, founder of Venus magazine, to an exploration of women in comics to a guide on self-publishing. Each issue also contains editorials, reviews, and more.
randie [AT] mediawhorezine.com
http://www.mediawhorezine.com/

(added 03/25/2003)


Mamaphiles
(MD/US)
Mamaphiles, the mother of all zines, is available NOW! If you are addicted to mama made zines or are curious about what a mama zine is, then Mamaphiles is for you! Mamaphiles is a special compilation zine with the theme "birth." There are over thirty contributors, each of whom does her own zine. In addition to fabulous essays, comics, poems, and photos, Mamaphiles features a subjective history of zines and comprehensive information about each contributor's zine.
PO Box 4803
Baltimore, MD 21211
USA

staleyg [AT] yahoo.com
http://mamaphonic.com
(added 08/15/2003)


my silence was golden, but now it's gone
(WA/US)
Billie is a survivor of incest, ritual abuse, government mind control and medical experiments. This zine (1999) by Billie Rain who also runs the planting seeds community awareness project talks about abuse: "you tried to take my mind and steal my soul and you used every trick in the book and i didn't die and i didn't become one of you. you underestimated me! i am stronger than you thought i was!"
billierain [AT] yahoo.com
You can order her zines at:

http://www.pscap.org/
Olympia, WA
PO Box 11452
Olympia, WA 98508, USA
info [AT] pscap.org
(added 05/16/2003)


Moving Images: One girl’s incredibly strange search for celluloid and coaxial comrades
(IL/US)

"Growing up in the 80s, I longed for media role models that weren’t the brat pack. I found them instead in movies like Rock ‘n’ Roll High School and Ladies and Gentlemen The Fabulous Stains. But where would a fifteen-year old me find solace and comrades in today’s media? This essay is a rumination on the movies I used to watch late at night in the dark as a teen and how I related to them as an outsider. I also write about what’s available to the fringe and outsider teens of today on the movie and television screens. A bit difficult to describe, but surely worth a read. Limited edition first run packaged in an individually printed envelope!"
Low Hug Productions, A.J. Michel, Station A,
PO Box 2574,
Champaign, IL 61825-2574

USA
lowhug [AT] yahoo.com
http://lowhug.blogspot.com/
(added 05/14/2003)

Mamaphonic.com
(CA/US)
Mamaphonic, a hipMama production. "Mamaphonic.com is a web zine offering monthly content from emerging writers and poets. Designed for and by artists who are also mothers, Mamaphonic provides an active discussion board community with practical advice, resources, and opportunities to interact with writers, visual artists, zinesters, musicians, actors, and filmmakers." Bee Lavender is the founder and publisher of Mamaphonic.
http://www.mamaphonic.com
(added 05/09/2003)

MULTIKID
(CA/US)
"This issue of multi-kid is brought to you by: jeep, echo, g.rrr, jm, a-bomb, wind-up girl: please let us know if you find the little black box. We would really appreciate it. xoxo the multikid crew." (#2) Articles include: "How to survive in an all white, upper middle-class non-profit world," "El Regreso' a Mexico," and "North Korea Reports."
PO Box 414
947091
USA

multikid [AT] mail.com

(added 05/08/2003)

Mine: an anthology of women's choices
(US)
"For women living in the united states, we are facing an administration that wants to return to an era where women had to seek out contraceptives and abortion illegally. when women's bodies belonged to men, their partners and the government. "mine" is an anthology of women's experiences of unplanned pregnancy. including stories of herbal and clinical abortion, menstrual extraction, and women working in clinics or overseas to make abortion accessible. it is a reminder that the struggle is not over, that we must reduce the stigmatization of our various choices. it is about our rights to live, and to decide when, if and how many children we will or will not raise. issue #2, focusing on our rights as women; including a history of forced sterilization and restrictions on our bodies, will be out in late may."
Meredith St.
6784 Stump Road
Pipersville, PA 18947
USA
merrydef [AT] yahoo.com

Marigold
(Canada)
"Once upon a time there was a lass named Audra Estrones who wanted to start her very own mega-zine. She was so inspired by Bust magazine that she wanted to create the Canadian equivalent...Marigold is broken up as follows:
1. The Lives of Girls and Women - Online journals from far and wide 2. Suffragette City - Political news, views, and how tos. 3. Whoa Nellies - Rabble rousers past, present and future 4. Re:Views - Our take on pop culture and real life, too. 5. Surfacing - Artists in electronic residence. 6. What's that Marigold? - The forums. Talk to us, and each other."
http://www.marigoldzine.com/
(webpage inactive 09/02/2006)


Magickal Teen
(MI/US)
"Magickal Teen is a brand spanking new homemade miniature magazine for Pagan teens and others who are interested in Paganism, Mythology, Nature, and the Occult. The zine also deals with teen and political issues too, such as divorce, drugs, racism, and discrimination. Magickal Teen is written for and by young adults, and anyone is welcome to submit their work for publication. Online features include exclusive articles, message board, mailing list, contests, links, faq, and more!"
PO Box 3782
Southfield, Michigan 48037-3782

USA
MagickalTeenMag [AT] yahoo.com
http://magickalteen.pitas.com
(webpage inactive 09/02/2006)

Multiple Shades of You Online
(US)
"Multiple Shades of You Online is an interactive web zine for young women of color, ages 5-25. The content ranges from animated shorts, to features of releveant web sites for both young girls and women to articles, images, games, and much more. It's a variety of different mediums all serving to create postive reflections for young women of color."
http://www.msoyonline.com

 
mestiza
(CA/US)
"Is this what a mestiza looks like? feels like? thinks like? cries like? dreams like? dies like? screams like? destroys like? survives like? yo soy mestiza y this is me... and this is what i go through." By Bianca Ortiz (August 1997).
PO Box 6884
San Pablo, CA 94806
USA
messstiza [AT] yahoo.com
http://www.messtiza.com/
(added 05/09/2003)

My Paper Crane
A DIY project zine

(US)
My Paper Crane, a DIY project zine
issue #1 The art of free stuff, host your own theme party, make your own disco ball, scratch and sniff stickers, and so much more! Comes with a free artist trading card
issue #2 Fun with gummi bears, erotic piñatas, crochet an inhaler cozy, and so much more! Comes with a free patch. By Heidi.
birdandblue [AT] msn.com
http://www.MyPaperCrane.co

(added 07/04/2003)

Mala/Insurgente
Messtiza/Palabras

(CA/US)

"Mala/Insurgente is two zines in one and has approx. 90 pages covering topics such as pathologized mexicana/latina bodies, analyzing colonized education, punk rock memoirs, pop culture, navigating relationships with white folks and with white as a concept, organizing, authenticity, desire, etc etc etc."
Mala Zine
PO Box 6884
San Pablo, CA 94806
USA
messstiza [AT] yahoo.com
http://www.messtiza.com/

Miranda
(OR/US)
"Miranda chronicles the life of a one-time teacher and traveler, who is now a stay-at-home mother, scheming for reading time, despite the demands of a vivacious toddler. Read about the nitty-gritty details of childbirth, the harowing period of sleep-deprivation that ushers in parenthood, and the fun which comes with time (and enough sleep). Regular features include tales of lost companions, book reviews, and recipes. "Charming," says Bitch: Feminist Response to Pop Culture, and Zine World calls Miranda "among the very best of the undiscovered." Zine by Kate.
Portland, OR
USA
bruceandkate [AT] juno.com

http://www.mirandazine.com/

Mohawk Pussy
(Canada)

Jessika and Sheila, Oakville, Ontario, Canada
Womyn_Riot [AT] femailcity.com


Martial Law Babies
(Philippines)

"A Turbo- Boiled Pop Chronicle by Post-Marcos 'Kids'."
Dumpling Press
PO Box 1126
Makati Central Post Office
1251 Makati City
Philippines
clairoo [AT] skyinet.net
dumplingpress [AT] hotmail.com

 

Mango
(New Zealand)

Annette
PO Box 95038
Swanson, Auckland
New Zealand
Annette [AT] peach.net.nz


Mother Rebel
(US)

"It is hard to describe my zine, but I guess it is mostly about parenting just because I personally have four children. I have a steady contributor who along with an essay does a comic trip called Radical Sluts. Which is about a group of women who are tired of the system so they seduce world leaders to get them to perform good deeds. I have a segment called "A Day in the Life of a Mother Rebel". A mother (usually me because no one else has contributed to that particular segment) journals her day. I have a "Mother Rebel Rants" where I bitch about whatever has pissed me off most in the three months that it took me to put together the zine. Once it was about people calling the police on mothers who leave their kids alone in their cars. Hello, if you are that worried hang out and keep an eye on the kid. Another time it was about assuming that single mothers are slacker mothers simply because they are unmarried. I also print essays and reviews, artwork and the like."
By Kim, Maine, US
momrebel [AT] localnet.com
(added 10/17/02)



Muppet in Training
(Australia)

"I've always related better to toys than humans." (from the zine)
Kristy
PO Box 1179
Blackburn North
VIC 3130
Australia
smittenkitten [AT] ozemail.com.au
http://www.smittenkitten.net
(webpage inactive 09/02/2006)


Merge Disorder
(NJ/US)

“I’m not a slogan. I may not fit your image or try to become everyone else’s expectation of me. The zine is about me and if that is selfish, then I’m selfish.”
Cheryl
PO Box 5241
Somerset, New Jersey 08875
USA
cheryl [AT] girlswirl.net


Muse
(NC/US)

Courtney just put out issue #4 in feb/mar 03. #4 has writings on transportation, addiction/recovery, the Southern lady manifesto, public space, race/class issues, sex education, depression/self-injury, a short fiction piece, journal entries and a lot more. can also be obtained from these distros: burning the letters, five cent fridays, screamqueen, spy kids, flatline-imperium here is a little excerpt from #4:"i don't want to be like this. i don't want to take zoloft for the rest of my life. i don't want people to hide sharp objects from me. i never asked for this and i am dealing the best that i can." Courtney lives in Chapel Hill, NC, USA.
cobarbou [AT] vt.edu
(updated 09/02/2006)

 

Mad Cow
(Canada)

“So if you like something or want to be someone that other people tell you is wrong because your sex and you should line up or if people tell you that you are wrong for wanting to accessorize your gender with a matching body, this Mad Cow is for you.” Various articles in the Blue Issue. I’ll briefly mention some articles by title, These Boots Were Made For Stomping, Austin Powers and The Drag King Effect, My Right Eyebrow, You Might Be A Boy If…, The Kevin Spacey Diary, I Had A Gender Once.., and many others."
c/o u of t Women’s Centre
563 Spardina Circle
Toronto ON m5S 2j7
Canada
(added 10/17/2002) 

 

Making of a Chicana
(TX/US)
“This was originally put together for a group of students traveling to Texas and border Mexico to experience the “Real”, um, Mexico/Spanish experience in early 2001. So I have added selections, here and there. I hope to offend only in a good way.” In this Issue you see the impact this course has had on students who attended a six-week course. The zine is composed of excerpts, poetry and free thoughts.
Noemi
PO Box 809
La Blanca, Texas
USA
noemi [AT] digitalchicana.com
(added 10/17/2002)

The Making of a Femme
(US)
“As Always, this is intended to only speak of my own experiences. I do not mean to marginalize anyone. All stories are valid…this is simply my own and nothing more. If anything I say hurts you or makes you feel invalidated, by all means let me know. If anything else, it should spark interesting conversation.” Devon’s zine attempt #2 is a portable 46-page zine that I enjoyed. She covers all that one can write about while at work regarding her appearance, and the way society claims to rectify her by categorizing her in the appropiate gender slot. She obviously rebels and is able to live her life as she wishes.
devonfking [AT] yahoo.com
(added 10/17/2002) 

Mamazine
(US)
“Our intent in publishing this zine is to honor radical parents. Mamazine is a forum for our art, our thoughts, our issues, our values, our struggle, our rants, our strengths, and everything else!” Advice for other mamas, poetry, anecdotes, and helpful resources all included in the issue Summer 2001.
olympiamamazine [AT] hotmail.com

Masturbation
(CA/US)
“I wanted to do this zine because I have always masturbated. It has always been a constant aspect in my life. I’ve gone through extreme periods of trying to stop doing all together because it is “WRONG.” I am a very sexually open person. I think sex is a wonderful natural thing.” Masturbation is about, “ a collection of writings from people all over the place who have a little something to say about touching our selves.”
Mastro Zine
C/o Wendianne
PO Box 264
SM, CA
91025-0264
USA
(added 10/17/2002) 

The Mermaid Disease
(CA/US)
“Okay, so maybe we can’t help you with your hairy back – or hairy anything else, for that matter.” This time Mermaid Disease# 3 offers interviews with Six Part Seven, The Campground Effect, the artoonist Mary Fleener also known as Slutburger. You can also catch a little feature on the East Village Jam Session.
PO Box 3346
Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
USA

(added 10/17/2002) 

Mohawk Beaver
(Denmark)
"A zine dedicated to the clits of tomorrow." When I discovered this zine first in Vienna (hmmm, it was 1996 I guess, in the Depot), it was one of my first encounters with a grrrl power zine. And I was intrigued by Gritt's "Mohawk Beaver"! I went home with all issues they had and read and read... In every issue (more than 10 by now) she interviews empowered women (like first feminist generation Kirsten Christensen or the band Rock Bitch), publishes poems and stories (e.g. on domestic violence among girlfriends or on sexual harrassment in our daily lives), comics, drawings - all of which deal with how women create and live their lives - and their sexuality -in today's (still partriarchal and homophobic) society.
Kopenhagen, Denmark
, Europe

mohawkbeaver [AT] hotmail.com
[This zine is also listed under "Danish" in the language/country area of this website.]

 
ARCHIVED LINKS -- DEAD LINKS
Machete
(US)
(link not found, January 2003)
a directory + reviews of online 'zines by women.of.color...
http://alafia.net/machete.htm


My Dandelion
(Canada)
(link not found, January 2003)
A personal site from a 16 year grrrl from Canada who says about herself: "i'm a feminist. it sucks that i even have to say that. it should go without saying that all females are feminists, but for some reason, there are still women and girls who deny being feminists. HOLY SHIT!!!"
http://www.geocities.com/SoHo/Cafe/8746/index.html

 

 
 


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