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She Breathes "She Breathes #1: My Cunt Is On Fire deals with sexual, personal identity and talks about masturbation the second half is poetry. (talks about cutting & suicidal ideation) 1/2 size, 22pgs. 30g [$1us / $1cdn]." Quoted and available from
(added 13/7/2006)

Serious Workout "Serious Workout is a wordless comic about a family, an exercise video, and uncontrolable laughter. by Suzanne of Fridge Magnet Concoctions. 1/6th size, 10pgs. 5g [50¢us / 50¢cdn] *only 1 copy left*." Quoted and available from
(added 13/7/2006)
Steady On
"Steady On #5 (maybe tomorrow will be a better day) is a collection of journal entries and various bits of other writings. There is a lot about death, suicide and cutting, so be aware. It is an oen and honest account of a very difficult period of my life. 1/2size, 18 pages. [$1us OR $1cdn + 1 stamp]." Quoted and available from Zine created by Dystatic, who also manages Static-Cling Distro.
dystatic [AT]
(added 13/7/2006)

Shejay Shejay is a network of female electronic musicians, producers, dj's and promoters. It is also an online fanzine featuring "shejays".
(added 13/7/2006)

Swing Set Girl
"Graduating high school, growing up, relationships, letting go, zine reviews, and a mini info zine about female genital mutilation." Quoted and available to order from Moon Potatoes Distro.
#3 / $1 / 24p / quarter / 1 oz
(added 29/06/2006)

So Midwest
"I think all zinesters want to be good story tellers & probably think they are but let's be honest, most of us can only dream of being half the story teller someone like LB is. So Midwest is a document of two years worth of life. Two years of living, breathing, working, ranting & raving. At 228 pages this zine is huge & will keep you busy for a long time. I recommend finding a quiet spot where you can devote your attention to it fully. Although, it will demand your full attention wherever you may find yourself. Really, it's that good." Quoted and available to order from My My Distro.
228p & 1/2 letter > $8.00

(added 28/06/2006)

Skate Tough You Little Girls
"Skating has always been a part of my life, from trailing behind my uncle in an old second hand kmart cheapo to now using my custom made batwinged poolrider to take a trip to the grocery store. Skating is awesome, but for some reason i have felt that i've always been the only girl; Until this zine came out. Celia documents women in the history of skateboarding from being an essential part of the Zepyhr team in the 70s to arm trophy Betties in the late 80s early 90s. Interviews Anita Sanford former Powell rider, Barbara Odanaka founder of the International Society for Skateboarding Moms, and Beck Hicky who fashions bags from used skateboard decks to fund the Boards for Bowls program." Quoted and available to order from HousewifeXcore Distro.
(added 26/06/2006)

Shakti Rising Zine
"Last summer Grrrl Zines A Go-Go volunteered at a local womens holistic recovery program called Shakti Rising. We put together the zine as and final project for the Women and Activism class. Here each girl wrote whatever she wanted. In this zine are stories on how they ended up in Shakti, herbal remedies, mental health support, personal stories of the March For Womens Lives, collages and much more. Cost of the zine ($3) goes right back into the Shakti Program." Quoted and available to order from HousewifeXcore Distro.
(added 26/06/2006)

The Scared And The Profane

"A small pictorial tribute to the balance of magick; without both black and white the world would be in limbo. A larger more complex anthology forthcoming..." Quoted and available to order from HousewifeXcore Distro.
50 cents
(added 26/06/2006)

Sensitivity Training
"$1 (half-size, copied, b&w, cut-and-paste) themed issues, lots of personal notes, reprints from online sources, DIY ideas, drawings.
#2 - the random issue - reprint of an anti-copyright article, diary from a trip to Italy, how to make a record bowl, DIY horns, etc.
#4 - the sad artist issue - sad, depressing excerpts from _emily's_ diary and online journal, accompanied by photographs and stark drawings. ultimately very depressing...some might even say 'emo'?
" Quoted and available to order from
Tastes Like Newsprint Distro
$3 or $2.50 + a stamp

(added 21/06/2006)

"Spool is a great new zine from Canada. There is lots of great poetry as well as writings on relationships, dating, and more. Lisa is awsome." Quoted and available to order from Dreamers Distro
$1.75, 2oz
(added 20/06/2006)

The Special People's CLub "This zine truely gets better by every issue. It's a very personal zine on her thoughts and feelings about major topics going on in her life. In the little introduction she says she wants to tell some stories but she's not very good at storytelling. This is clearly unrtue because you want to keep reading this zine straight trhough. A lot of the zine deals with her sexuality, losing touch with a great friend, and more." Quoted and available to order from Dreamers Distro
$1, 1oz
(added 20/06/2006)

Slug and Lettuce "#80 Great anarcho punk/hardcore/DIY newsletter, publishing since years by Christine Boarts, every issue with columns, infos, reviews etc on DIY culture." Quoted and available to order from Emancypunx Distro
20pgs A3, Free
(added 16/06/2006)

Sexual Assult in Activist Communities "Special issue of “The Peak” – completely focused on dealing with sexual assault/rape issues: sexual assault: identifying the myths, resource list, dealing with the abuser – confrontation, sexism’s strangehold, rape is not radical, an email discussion about rape, solidarity, confronting a perpetrator, taking the first step: suggestions to people called out for abusive behaviour, real feminists don’t get raped and other fairy tales..., dealing with sexual abuse in an activist group, Burning River Collectives’s sexual assault work, sexual assault in an anti-fascist group." Quoted and available to order from Emancypunx Distro
64pgs A4, 6zl cena xero
(added 16/06/2006)

The South Texas Experience: SUmmer 2005
"The South Texas Experience: Summer 2005 Rio Grande Valley heat & memory, ghosts leaving marks, nonsexual sensuality. Words & poetry. It's not so centralized on the topic of where I live so much, more my feelings related to weather, where I live, season and how memory and weather are intertwined for me. Valley weather cannot be explained, only experienced to understand." (Quoted in CS Distro) Available to order from CS Distro.
quarter sized, 32 pages. 1.50. 1 oz.

Saguaro Dreams: Rantings of a Chicana Warrior

"Outside the Confessional (1991-2001)
Poetry Chapbook by Lea A. Arellano." (Quoted in CS Distro) Available to order from CS Distro.
$5.00. 3 oz.

Six Shots of Whiskey to a Nap
"This was made by Jessica of Safety Pin Girl and Tya of Belly Up zine and this is randomness, moms falsely predicting the future, wanting to be a "new wave" feminist, dreams, punk + emo boys, "journal of a couch-sleeper", the contrast of living in New York Vs. living in the midwest,  among a bunch of other cuteness and relating between Jessica and Tya. Hand-written, spur-of-the-moment. Cute cute cute." (Quoted in Basement Freak's Distro) . Available to order from Basement Freak's Distro
$.50 in Canada, $.75 in US or included w/Safety Pin Girl #18 for $3.50 for both US and Canadian zine lovers, 28 pgs, 1/4 sized

(added 02/05/2006) 

Suburban Gothic
"from the writer: this issue is subtitled "i'm not like other girls," and has a lot to do with identity. there are essays on various parts of my identity, letters to people who piss me off, journal entries, a call to arms, paranoid ramblings, as well as an update on my life since issue #5. text-heavy with a quite a few photographs. issue #6.5 is a supplement to issue #6, and deals with my dad, my relationship with him, and domestic violence from my childhood related to him.distro review: rae's latest zine goes back to the basics with minimal photos and a lot of text. with extracts from her journal as well as letters and opinions, this issue is a little different from the other zines but as usual, a fantastic read. comes with bonus issue #6.5" (Quoted in Fatcheeks Distro) Zine created by Rae. Available to order from Fatcheeks Distro.
$4 AU/CA - $2 US
44pp, 1/4 sized, 36g
(added 02/05/2006) 

Small tasks of labour suit her slender bones
"from the writer: "the anthology of human disappearance." distro review: this is a tiny, tiny zine (2"x2.75") in full colour collage, filled with short stories about people disappearing. 'stolshb' is the second zine by sinoun i've had the pleasure of distributing (the first being smelling trees), and she really puts all her heart and soul into creating her zines. beautiful work." (Quoted in Fatcheeks Distro) Zine created by Sinoun. Available to order from Fatcheeks Distro.
$2 AU/CA - $1.50 US
38pp, 2"x2.75", 6g
(added 02/05/2006) 

Speaking of denny's...

"from the writer: this mini was born out of many nights sharing plates of cheese fries after concerts with good friends. distro review: speaking of denny's... #1 talks of rae's encounters with her friends at denny's restaurant in her hometown of omaha, nebraska. a light-hearted and thoughtful read." (Quoted in Fatcheeks Distro) Zine created by Rae. Available to order from Fatcheeks Distro.
$1 AU/CA - 50c US
16pp, 1/8 sized, 5g
(added 02/05/2006) 

"from the writer: "spring makes me all swoony-eyed and stupid," i write in this zine, and it's true - there's something about springtime that makes me think too much, especially about matters of the heart. so this zine is kinda like spring cleaning for my head and my heart, with ramblings and journal entries revisiting the past so i can move forward into the future. the zine's kinda text-heavy, but i tried to get back into a more artsy cut&paste look, so the text is laid over maps of various places. with white vellum covers and red ribbon binding.
distro review: Yet another beauty from Rae, but scatterheart has somewhat of a different feel to her suburban gothic zines. I was lost in her words, but I'm a sucker for murmurings of the heart." (Quoted in Fatcheeks Distro) Zine created by Rae. Available to order from Fatcheeks Distro.
$1 AU/CA - 50c US
28pp, 1/8th legal, 12g
(added 02/05/2006) 

The Solution is You "This is a poetry zine, written entirely by Ciarra from the U.S. Ciarra's poetry themes range from love to sexism to pro-choice politics to the death of a loved one. This lovely zine has a velum cover and is hand-bound with thread. " (Quoted in Wasabi Distro) Available to order from: Wasabi Distro.
105 yen
26pp - 1/2 size

(added 01/05/2006)

Smelling Trees
"Impressive debut zine by Sun Noon. This zine is mostly quirky fiction and photography, with an intro and outro by the author, printed on newsprint. I really cannot believe that this is Sun's first zine." (Quoted in Wasabi Distro) Issue #1 available to order from: Wasabi Distro.
<210 yen
30pp - 1/2 size

(added 01/05/2006)

"There is alot of really great writing in here on being fat, body image, fat oppression, sizeism, and prejudice, etc., that makes it worth checking out on that alone, a rant on trendy fake feminism vs. real revolutionary feminims, a ‘bad things’ list, a hilarious “XHOw straight edge are you?X” quiz, a good things list, analyzing queer internal issues, and more. Apparantly, both Second Nature and Heartattack dissed this rad zine. 7” x 8 1/2”, 28 pages." (from Riot Grrrl Review #3
To order issue #6, write to
PO Box 53115
Ottawa, ON K1N 1C5
e-mail: tdehoog [AT]
$1 or $2?
(added 31/03/2006)

"Suki GIrl is mostly clippings from magazines, lengthy reviews of records or zines Joni finds, little eassays and rants, and updates on her life. . 5 1/2” x 8 1/2”, 16 pages; #23 and #24 are 20 pages." (from Riot Grrrl Review #3
To order issue #21, 22, 23, 24
, write to:
PO Box 237
North Freedom, WI 53951
50 cents or trade
(added 31/03/2006)

"She starts out her zine with a scathing letter ominously signed by “the grrrls at the box 11 chapter” along with her rebuttal - a good one that brings up alot of questions about fucked up shit going on in riot grrrl, Lush worship, appreciation of her friends and feeling upset over having to end a friendship where she was taken advantage of, thoughts on images, punk, and beauty, excerpts from the book Women, Sex, and Rock’N’Roll, an Go Sailor lyrics.. 5 1/2” x 8 1/2”, 16 pages." (from Riot Grrrl Review #3
To order issue #10 1/2
, write to:
Amy Funaro
9902 Hampton Woods
Kansas City, MO 64152
(50 cents and a stamp?)
(added 31/03/2006)

"Squash is... all about Tara. She talks about her job, her new car, how she almost got kicked out of school for having a pocket knife in her bag, her obsessions which range from Pepperidge Farm fish-shaped crackers and chicken McNuggets to nerds and Tetris to bumperstickers. Tara also has an incredible knack for recounting places and events that most people would find boring in this really fascinating way. 4 1/2” x 5 1/2”, 56 pages." (from Riot Grrrl Review #3
To order issue #
4, write to:
2501 Stonebrook Dr.
Modesto, CA 95355
($1 or trade)
(added 31/03/2006)

"Jeannette just moved to Boston and doesn't have a permanent address yet (wait, you can try 233 Western Ave./Cambridge, MA 02139 now...). ... there is writing on desiring romanticism, holding hands, love, etc., caring about issues and losing passion at the same time, the virgin-whore complex burned into her brain into Catholic school, memories of being a cheerleader, a rebuttal of the feminist backlash of being labeled a man-hater, playing indifferent, prose about reclaiming her body and her beauty,..., a rad and funny piece about how she deserves to be the queen of cool and have a big hardcore emo attitude. 5 1/2” x 8 1/2”, 36 pages." (from Riot Grrrl Review #3
To order issue #
3, write to:
2543 Fenwick Road
Cleveland, OH 44118
(added 31/03/2006)

Slug Lettuce
"Another issue of this classic punk zine. Thoughts on various bands, anarchism, alternative living, and of course, the plethora of reviews. newsprint, 16 pages.." (from Riot Grrrl Review #3
To order issue #48, write to:
c/o Christine Boarts
PO Box 2067
Peter Stuy. Stn.
NYC, NY 10009-8914
(added 31/03/2006)

Some Yoga Asanas for Gynicological Health

"Passed on.....through the mail from a women in Scotland to be shared and distributed. It is an interesting guide to yogic positions that has photographs, instructions on how they help, all specific to women's bodies. We have met many women during workshops and discussion groups who have suffered from endometriosis but testify that yogic practice has been instrumental to their menstrual pain "management". We advocate holistic approaches to try to deal with our menstrual complaints. So much is tied in to our how we treat our bodies and how we bleed. This may be something you may want to check out. This zine is also $5 dollars." Now distributed by blood sisters (Canada):
(added 28/03/2006)

Soixante Neuf
"Erotic Litzine, Soixante Neuf has a little something for everyone, from straight vanilla sex to steamy lesbain bondage and branding. I've included a handful of my favourite stories as well as original cover artwork. Hot, hot hot - for adults only! Digest sized, $2.00 " To order, write to: Caroline Tigeress PO Box 2267
Longview, Washington 98632
(added 7/3/2006)


"Sarah's relationship with the written word is romantic & comfortable, never awkward. I found myself reading every single word, not wanting to miss a single letter, never skimming but actually rereading sentences to marvel over how beautifully written they were. This is life. This is love. This is everything in between, including sex, broken hearts & the things we do that we might not have done before. This is honest & sweet & totally engaging." Review by Taryn Hipp, Girl Swirl zine & My My Distro. By Sarah. Email her at: sknowles5 [AT]

(added 06/15/2005)

Sparks Magazine:
A Creative Forum for Women


"Sparks is a new magazine for women. Besides being beautiful (every single one of us), we women are intelligent, creative, resourceful, entertaining, caring and talented. When we are alone, we create some of the most profound and inspiring works of art and writing in the world. When we are gathered together, we create an incredible synergy of sisterhood that can bring about political and social change or ignite the universe with our energy, our enthusiasm, our sense of life. We believe that by sharing our experiences and our art, we can encourage and inspire each other. We, as women, face obstacles in life that are unique to our gender. We, as sisters, can share our wisdom and our spirit and celebrate what we have achieved despite the challenges. We hope to serve as a vehicle for women writers, artists, photographers and social commentators, the young and full of potential as well as the experienced and established." Editor: Carol Singer. Associate Editor: Deborah Singer
(added 29/03/2005)


Suburban Blight
Suburban Blight deals with a range of social and political topics as well as underground music and random fun stuff to be found in each issue.Topics
have included abortion, riot grrrl, religion, Ladyfest reviews, and lots more! Contact Steph at
OlafianCheeze [AT]
(added 03/04/2005)

Smashing the Silence! Youth Resist Violence
"Smashing the Silence! Youth Resist Violence Zine Launch. The Young Women's Anti-Violence Speakers Bureau is pleased to launch our zine entitled Smashing the Silence! Youth Resist Violence. It includes information about different forms of violence and lists community resources that youth can access when they are faced with violence themselves. The 'zine also makes links between violence and other society-wide forms of oppression such as sexism (stereotypes and discrimination against women), racism (stereotypes and discrimination against People of Colour), ableism (stereotypes and discrimination against people with DisAbilities), agesim (stereotypes and discrimination based on age), classism (stereotypes and discrimination against people who have lower incomes), homophobia (stereotypes and discrimination against people who are Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered,), and anti-immigrant sentiments." You can book the Young Women's Anti-Violence Speakers Bureau to come into your school or centre to conduct various workshops by calling (CA) 416-397-0258 or emailing speakersbureau [AT]

(added 07/03/2003, webpage inactive 13/02/2006)
" represents the plight of the elusive SmellyKunt. After centuries of abuse at the hands of party poopers, the largely defenseless SmellyKunt has been driven underground. Congregating together, SmellyKunts live in fear of discovery and persecution. aims to confront those who would see us remain marginalised. Through we will explore the underappreciated contribution SmellyKunts make to society and the planet Earth. Based in Victoria, BC, Canada, our network of freedom fighters extends throughout the world and is ever expanding. We do not discriminate on the basis of gender, sexuality, marital status or unusual past times. Everyone is welcome to enjoy SmellyK resources, expect for people with personal hang-ups that manifest themselves in hate for those of use trying to have a good time. We welcome feedback and are always interested in hearing pitches and story ideas. Please email christabel [AT] with your ideas."

(added 05/26/2003, inactive site 13/02/2006)

spirals upward
This zine under the motto "I want you to think for yourself" is made by basil who also runs the planting seeds community awareness project and includes writing about sexual assault, commuting by bike, racism against arabs/arab-americans, the politics of polite, art, letters to friends, critiques of capitalism, and more:"what this zine has always been to me is a place where i can document my thoughts and process of growth in my life. i use it to voice my opinions, have fun, be vulnerable and attempt closeness with people that i ordinarily don't visit these places with." Email her at: basilelias [AT] You can order her zines at:
planting seeds community awareness project
PO Box 11452
Olympia, WA 98508, USA
info [AT]
(added 05/16/2003)

smother love

A zine (1998) by billie and firefly about mother abuse: "this zine has been incredibly difficult to make. on top of the stigma attached to talking about child abuse in teh US, mother abuse is doubly silenced, especially for those of us in the feminist movement. we wrote this zine partially out of frustration of the lack of resources on this much of what perpetuates the abuse and exploitation of children lies in slience and taboo... if children are free to speak their truth and be believed, child abuse will have no way to contine to flourish."
billierain [AT]
You can order her zines at:
planting seeds community awareness project
PO Box 11452
Olympia, WA 98508, USA
info [AT]
(added 05/16/2003)

Speaking Phairly
"Growing up with the music of Liz Phair"


"In 1998, I wrote an essay called “Speaking Phairly” that explored my ‘relationship’ with the music of Liz Phair. It was a one-shot that was stapled into Low Hug #2 and was very well received. Four years later, I decided to update the essay with new thoughts and impressions." Low Hug Productions, A.J. Michel, Station A,
PO Box 2574,
Champaign, IL 61825-2574

lowhug [AT]
(added 05/10/2003)

sisu zine

"The first zine i've done since 1997 is finished! sisu has articles on race & racism (including names & their mispronunciation, the word fob, & my own evolving racial identity & being biracial), my experience with our community supported agriculture (CSA) group, why queens is great, eco-friendly gift wrap ideas, & lots more. it's 46 pages, quarter sized." By Johanna, have a look at her online journal. johanna [AT]
(added 05/08/2003)

summer time

*summer time* issue one A4 - 12 PAGES -english 1.00€ . monographic zine dedicated to the photographer cynthia connolly (dischord records) plus interview she had released in her last exhibition in roma - italy. By Veruska Outlaw who also does Clit Rocket. Check out the interview we did!
veruskaoutlaw [AT]
(added 04/24/2003)

The Screech Owl

This Mayday issue is respectfully dedicated to the memory of Agnes Burns Wieck, radical labor organizer for the Progressive Miners of America here in Central Illinois in the first half of the twentieth century. This zine yells-- SOLIDARITY, PEACE COALITIONS, PEOPLE RISING, and ACTION!

Semi Bold

"Here in Chicago we have a mammoth housing project called Cabrini Green. You may have heard of it, since it has developed a notorious reputation over the years as a haven for violence and desperate poverty. Its high rise buildings and dead-end streets have been a breeding ground for crime and gang warfare.” “The Last Night at Lounge Ax, New Year’s Eve in New York, Adventures in the Crawlspace, and more.” Price: Issues #2-#6= $2.00 each postpaid
PMB #403
1573 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, Il 60622
semibold [AT]
11/17/02, webpage inactive 13/02/2006)


“I lie in bed at night and think of everything and all the mistakes I made. I don’t want to go through them again. I can’t go through this again. But I don’t want to stay single for the rest of my life. I don’t want to be alone.” Simba#13 is about fortitude as the prime characteristic of a mujer who reflects on the past five years of her life. Sex, taking a trip, loosing her mother, laying in bed are several of the themes that this zine revolves around of.
viquesimba [AT]
(added 11/17/02)

Statement of Purpose

“There is so much trauma surrounding the post-graduation crisis, we had no difficulty feeling these pages. Hopefully you can relate to this volume somewhat whether you are currently living through this or have moved beyond.” “ You are cordially invited to celebrate the culmination of four years of scholastic achievement and revel in the post-graduation pandemonium that ensues.”
(added 11/17/02)

Stir Crazy

“At war with the everyday war.” In issue# 2 every page offers a story you can relate with. You might want to start of with the article where Terra reflects on all of her elementary teachers.
Price: $2.00 or trade.
(added 11/17/02)

Some Misplaced Joan of Arc

“There is a certain safety that I find with poetry- it covers me like a blanket and shields me like armor.” Marjorie admits that she likes the way Issue #4 turned out. I happen to agree with her work and several of the collages she put together. Price: $1.00 plus two stamps or trade. By Marjorie (difunct, January 2003)
Chateau313 [AT]
(added 11/17/02)


Stolen Sharpie Revolution

“I’m Alex and I’m a pack rat. I save things that other people would call trash. I rescue stuff from dumpsters and have milk crates full of treasures that I am sure I will use someday.” This zine is a must have and a keeper. You want to learn some tricks of the trade when it comes to photocopying and making your zine? Then get in contact with Alex. Price: $3.00 each plus postage paid
ox 14332
Portland, Oregon 97293, USA

brainscanzine [AT]
(added 11/17/02)

Street Pixie

“Other things to remember, you can bathe very effectively with the use of a sink, especially if you carry deodorant.” Issue#7 is a practical guide to living life when it is only you and your backpack. Price: $1.00 or trade
PO Box 920600
Needham, MA 02492, USA
(added 11/17/02)

A Show Of Hands
"This issue is a collaborative effort, with contributions by many women I know and a couple I don't (including one young man in the process of becoming a young woman). Each of the writers has written on the subject of inspiration - who inspires them, what inspires them, how they maintain inspiration in their lives. This issue has been laid out in a very classy-lady fashion by a friend of mine who's a talented graphic designer. It's also the first time I've worked collaboratively and I have to say: I
really enjoyed it! This zine is one of my favourites to produce so far and it might just float your boat too" “ I have never been so lonely, and yet so hopeful. I haven’t wanted t write as much, but what I have written seems like it’s pretty politicized and full-on and sometimes kinda angry. I guess it’s true. I’m a lot less tolerant of bullshit at present- quite fed up with it, in fact. There’s no room left for it in my life.” A great zine!!!
PO Box 376,
Stepney SA 5069, Australia
Price is $2 Australian, but trades are much preferred . A5 size, 32 pages
ashowofhands [AT]

Soapboxgirls e-zine
"Soapboxgirls is about celebrating the multiple, varied ways that people pursue change and fulfillment in their own lives. It is about the experiences that got them where they are today, and their own ideas of what lies ahead of them. Each month we will explore a different theme, which we hope to approach from diverse perspectives, largely driven by reader submissions."
(added 11/30/02)
"Skirts" zine
"My name's rio and i've been doing a zine called ´skirts` there are 3 issues so far. It's a girly zine with drawings, stories and poetry."
issue #1,2,3 = $2.00
contact: Rio
PO Box 70493
West Valley City, UT 84170
or email at:
vitaallta [AT]

Riot grrrl Jess' newest project is "Grow Up Rainbow Brite", after publishing 5 issues of SWB and the 6th is on its way!
(webpage inactive 13/02/2006)

Swamp Pussy fanzine

#3: Kittie, Le Tigre, Elastica, Babes inToyland,...
Essex, UK

"Satchel is the work of a 21 year old lesbian journalism student, living near windsor ontario canada... thanks to the inspiration from her friend jackie and the book "a girl's guide to taking over the world" she decided to do a zine... the first issue of satchel was in print and it sucked... and then common sense kicked in: she spends tonnes of time on the internet, knows html code, and has microsoft front page... tada an ezine was born! there really isn't a focus or a purpose... she does it for her own amusement and let off some steam... she also does it to connect with like minded people in the universe..." (webpage inactive 13/02/2006)

Shag Stamp

A zine with interesting stories from all over by Jane. janeminx [AT]

Satan's Panties

"I finally have finished the third issue of Satan's Panties! . The third issue is $2, or 4 stamps, or zine trade. I like this issue. I'm kinda proud of it. So please get it. The first and second issues are still available; both issues are $1 + 1 stamp or zine trade. The second issue is the Tori Tour Edition, where I got to relive the five shows on the StrangeLittleTour I went to and get to drag you all along with me. It's pretty interesting. Even if you're not a toriphile, it's good for a laugh. ;) The first issue, also still available, contains ramblings on money, tori amos, babies, best friends, rolling blackouts, family, gay pride, and apartment hell... not to mention a nice angelina jolie headshot."
Satan´s Panties #6 /24 Pages/ Half-Sized / Trade. To receive a copy of Satan's Panties, please send the money getting) to: Alli /
PO Box 761 /
Mountain View, CA

"DISCLAIMER: Satan's Panties is my zine. No panties were hurt in the making of this zine. Any resemblance to panties, or satan, living or dead, is purely coincidental."
(webpage inavtive 13/02/2006)
Email: MenMyCharms [AT]


"My name is Caleb. I am a 21-year-old tranny boy, boydyke, boy with a cunt, whatever... I live in a place of in-between, of contradictions. I am stretched thin between worlds, spheres that do not like to intersect. I force them together, force them to create a place where I exist. Sometimes I fear that I won't be strong enough to hold them, that my world will be ripped apart like stitches from a quilt stretched taught. But I do okay." (#4) To order Caleb's zine send an email: ak671098 [AT]

Seven rainbows

"read with an open mind &
remember what its like to
be young & angry."

"my name is korinna,i am nineteen, i wrote seven rainbows from ages 14 to 17 because i could never find a book that addressed the things i was going through the time."Korinna is not only the editor of this zine and rock star with words, she also runs the youth in revolt distro.
Write her at:
PO Box 4702
Portland, OR 97208, USA
dietsodapopx [AT]

(diary inactive 13/02/2006)

Spiked Riot
"Girl on gIRL Productions is a revolutionary feminist publishing 'stunt' deducated to producing handbooks, zines, art, and other media with information about political tactics. One of our main interests is hell-raising in an everyday manner by challenging social norms...Girl on gIRL Productions recognises the primary importance of ART in revolution..."
Girl on gIRL Productions, Montreal, QL, Canada
girlongirl [AT]

Silent Screams
(South Africa)
Jen is not only the edtor of her zine "silent screams" but also plays bass in a band)...from a posting by her at It's Not Just Boy's Fun: "i am the only girl in the band and the only girl doing my zine.well actually i do it with no other help cos im in south africa and the scene is still pretty small, but id really like if any girls could help me out with articles or columns etc..that would working on my #7 at the moment..mail me if youre interrested..i can help out if u have a zine too..thanx jen" email: jenscreams [AT]
(webpage inactive 13/02/2006)

Safety Pin Girl

"This is a zine with no words, but no one can see them missing. They just look at my pen and say- hey man; I know where you're coming from. Yeah, bullshit."
Jessica, Racine, WI, USA
Email: disobedience [AT]
$1.00each= Issues #13, 14, 15

She's Got Labe

"Well butter my butt and call me a biscuit, I'm back and this time I'm joined by two others"
PO Box 201
358 Danforth Ave.
Toronto, Ontario
M4K 3Z2
Email: shegotlab [AT]

Super Vagina
"This is for those of you who seem to think the word VAGINA=PORN."
PO Box 1956
Mt. Vernon, Wa 98273
Email: Freya [AT]
$3.00 each= Issues#1,2


"Stop trying to be perfect. Start trying to be honest."
Email: rblgrrl323 [AT]

Smitten Kitten
"The other day I woke up and pretended I was a gnome, seeing as I am obsessed with them at the moment."
PO Box 1179
Blackburn North VIC
3130 Australia
Email: smittenkitten [AT]

The Second Part

"It's gotten to the point where it's too easy to find symbolism in every day occurrences, where maybe for once I just wan to accept things as they are and nothing more. Nothing less."
by Teri, Weston, ON, Canada
Email: kneelength [AT]

Safety Pin Girl

“Yes, I have wanted to die – I still do sometimes. But I won’t give into the myth of my doom, I won’t burn out before my time, I will keep going, a strong girl poet, until the day I die. And that won’t be anytime soon, motherfucker.”
50 cents = Issue #15, $1.00 = Issue #14, $1.50 = Issue #13
Compilation Book of Issues #5 – 12 = $5.00
Racine, WI
disobedience [AT]

Sea of Slime

“I decided to provide more diverse topics along with the journal entries and give more pages to visuals to create a well – balanced reading atmosphere.” $1.00 = Issue#3
PO Box 531466
Harlingen, Texas 78553 – 1466
Email: sean [AT]
(webpage inactive 13/02/2006)

Sit Alone and Wonder

“This is intended to be a therapeutic zine, a way to clear something out of my heart.” A zine which is no longer available (September 2002).

Selective Living
“I quit school, we both quit our jobs, and by greyhound we were to bus to New York City with nothing more than a backpack each, and hitchhike – hike back home. Maybe that idea sounds a little irrational but that’s how it began.”
PO Box 1533
Ventura, California 93002
Email: hillstall [AT]
$1.00 = Issues#3-6
$1.00/ Trade = Issue#7

She Plays

“It was originally intended as an art project for my folio, for my year 12 art class. It was a short story of 5,000 words. But since then it has grown. I stay up too late listening to Garbage bsides and began again.”
PO Box 2277
Ringwood North
Vic 3134
Email: littlegreenx [AT]

A Southern Fried Darling

“Much of this zine was written in winter and has the taste of a long dim day.”
4520 Emerald Forest
Durham, North Carolina 27713
Email: amy [AT]
$1.00 and two stamp or equal trade = Issue #15

(New Zealand)

“I didn’t mean to make a zine. This writing started as a journal, kept online in a secret place, shared with a far away friend and a couple of snoopers.”
PO Box 7754
Wellesley St.
Auckland, New Zealand
Email: moira [AT]

Speaking Phairly

“A few months ago, I tossed around the idea of writing a narrative about my musical (relationship) with Liz Phair.”
Low Hug Production
PO Box 2574
Champaign, Illinois 61825
$2.00 each

Subject to Change

“At work none of our clocks are synchronized. The clock on my computer is always ahead of the one on the wall, which those not match, my coworkers clock which; those not match my pocket watch. I’ve been considering the relativity of time.”
PO Box 400686
N. Cambridge, Ma 02140
$1.00 each plus postage or trade = Issue # 6-9

Sweet Valley Zine
“Life just hasn’t been the same without the Wakefield Twins.” "This zine contains lovely weird short fiction about pop culture and asian-australian identity, reviews of sweet valley high books, and more." By fiction writer Natasha Cho.
natasha [AT]

Spiral Girl
(New Zealand)

“Propaganda in favor of the spiral.”
Moira Clunie
spiralgirl [AT]

She’s Not A Morning Person

”I’ve been through so much that has helped me realize that life is not as simple, that people are not as readable, and that everything could be turned around so easily.”
Jen from El Monte, California.
webmaster [AT]

Sister Friend

Leslie and her sister JJ put out a zine called "Sister Friend.", now in it's 3rd issue:: " It is a perzine, but we do tackle some issues dealing with body image and feminism. We are currently distributed by Dreamers Distro and Knucklehead Distro. We ride our bikes which means we have large, muscular thighs. We go to the library a lot which means we have large, muscular brains. When we're not working on our zine, we are busy doing things more than worthy of being written about in our zine. Write to us, we will write to you, and before you know it we will have a correspondence going!" The two sisters have put more recent issues of their zine. For more information write to them:
SisterFriend Zine
PO Box 4539
Zine Fairview Heights, IL
(added September 2002, webpage inactive 13/02/2006)


"A satsuma is a small, orange-like, tangerine-like fruit: easy to peel, seedless, and just right. It’s also the name for a region in Japan, where the Satsuma Rebellion took place in 1877, and where the Satsuma style of porcelain-making originated. Relevance? Maybe there’s none. SATSUMA! is in its beginning stages. So far it's just me - no editorial staff, no accountant, a small circulation, and friends who can write/draw/think. I am trying to avoid several things: pretentiousness, pointless ranting, and droning/whining. In essence, no crap. Just quality. Hard work. Independence. FREEEEEEEEEEEEEDOM! This little packet of papers, and this web site, hopes to be relevant to someone, something - but most of all, I hope that it will be easy to peel, seedless, and just right. Suck some juice out of it." Sara Schaefer, editor)
Brooklyn, NY (webpage inactive 13/02/2006)

Scooter Zine
"SCOOTER is a non-profit venture set up by a bunch of queer Anarcho punk girls in Sydney to provide space for un-established girl musicians to perform and inspire more women to start playing instruments and form bands. It also involves a network of girl zine producers and contacts with overseas/interstate girl bands with similar focus. Live band performs at every gig along with djs.
Zines - this one is for writers, graphic artists, poets, cartoonists, journos, etc who'd like to contribute to the scooter zine. ADD some details and we'll contact you. BUT it's also fer posting messages about yer own or other people's zines, say if yer looking fer contributors or just wanna announce yer zine. or if you have info on zine conferences, workshops, info, etc. Basically, anything to do with zines..."
scootstar [AT]

(added 10/11/02)

So Tough
"Sometimes I feel so tough."
This zine by Marla covers issues like being a feminist and vegetarian, growing older and painful situations. Write Marla
PO Box 400686
N. Cambridge, MA 02140, US
marlantigone [AT]

She –Zine
(dead link, January 2003)
Deals with issues relevant to women which are from a women-friendly perspective, also publishes more personal, non-"issue" related articles, eg. October 2000: Special Coming Out Issue.

string section
no longer in print (May 2004)
"string section is about growing up, getting past, and moving on. it's about fucking + fucking up + getting fucked over. it's about addiction to drugs + addiction to silence + addiction to victimhood i did this in chronological order, starting at zero, ending at twenty two, my age now. it's a blow-by-blow of my life, kind of a road map, kind of an inventory. i want to warn people that this zine may be triggering, as it deals with a sexual assault & how it affected my teenage years & how it still affects me now. the details: it's 100 pages, quarter-sized, and has a pretty cover. all the images are taken from 50s films. it's very text-heavy."
(added 05/08/2003)



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