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sm{art} needs art!

In just 25 days, B-Word is not only bringing Judy Chicago out to Portland for our art auction - we are also planning a pretty kick-ass event that isn't your typical auction. We can have all the fantastic entertainment, stellar goodie bags, great local beer and food, and the best host{ess} around,... Read more »

Grassroots Media Truth Tour

The Grassroots Media Justice Tour is starting soon and might just be coming to your town. Check it out and spread the word! Bitch is proud to be a sponsor. In fact I was supposed to participate on the tour, but... well, as you all know, we need all hands on deck to sustain our beloved... Read more »

Traveling in California this week

I'll be in San Diego, Los Angeles, and Oakland (for the Critical Resistance conference) this week -- please come out for these if you can! And please spread the word... SAN DIEGO Monday, September 22, 4:30-6:30 Feminism In/Action: What is your feminism for and why does it matter? * Free and open... Read more »

We've made history together!

We're thrilled to announce that just three short days after our announcement that we need to raise $40,000 by October 15th in order to print the next issue of Bitch, you've rallied together and propelled us beyond our $40,000 fundraising goal. In fact, by the time we looked up from our computers,... Read more »

Bitch's fate is in your hands

First the bad news: The print publishing industry as a whole is staring into a void. Across the board, newsstand magazine sales are in a slump, subscriber numbers are down, and paper and postal costs continue to rise. But it’s not magazines like US Weekly or Vogue that you’ll see... Read more »

New call for submissions and theme list posted!

Some of you have been asking when we're going to post the list of themes for upcoming issues — we know the call for Noir submissions was starting to get a little sad-looking there, all by its lonesome. Well, ask no more: The new themes are now posted in the Contributor's Guidelines section — so... Read more »

Bitch in Salt Lake City

Back to the most recent Bitch fundraising trip... I'd never been to Salt Lake City before, so I was excited to check it out.  After a long drive in from Denver, I was even more excited to be greeted by a plate of vegan cookies, freshly-baked by our host, Courtney Maguire (thanks, Courtney!).... Read more »

How much money do you spend on corporate media?

This past weekend I attended a talk by Jen Angel – media activist, writer, and cofounder of Clamor magazine – whose energy and dedication to radical media activism never cease to amaze me. Jen recently published a pamphlet called Becoming the Media: A critical history of Clamor magazine (PM Press... Read more »

What past Bitch articles do you want to see online?

One of the people hard at work behind the scenes here is Kyla Wagener, AKA Bitch webmonkey.  I'm sharing this for two reasons. First because Kyla recently started her own blog. She's wicked smart. You should read it. I also share this because in her role as webmonkey, Kyla's wrangling all the... Read more »