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Rain and Thunder is a grassroots publication created and distributed by a collective of radical feminist women. Published three times a year, Rain and Thunder brings you the very best in radical feminist news, analysis, theory, community building, and activism.

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Recent Issues

Issue 73 (Fall 2019): Open Issue

Featured articles:
  • Why I Speak Up: Young Women, Radical Feminism and Silence by Ianka Mitchell-Conway
  • Standing Rock: An Epic Battle for Mother Earth by Rena Grasso
  • My Heart Was Ripped Out: Domestic Violence and the Shattering of Motherhood by Kalena
  • #SpaceWoC: Women of Color Against the Sex Trade by Claire Heuchan
  • Preserving Bay Area Lesbian Legacies -- A Rain and Thunder Interview with Bay Area Lesbian Archives Members Lenn Keller and Rebecca Silverstein
  • Our Country Women, Our Sisters: Sex, Sexism, and the Enslavement of Human (Re)Production by Donovan Cleckley
  • Where Has All the Feminism Gone? Teaching Contemporary Women's and Gender Studies by Batya Weinbaum
  • Women-In-Print: The Face of Radical Feminism -- Part 2 by Beth Dingman

Issue 72 (Summer 2019): Themed Issue on Global Feminism

Featured articles:
  • The Radical Power of Online Radical Feminist Movements in South Korea by Jimin Nam
  • Feminist Uprising: Radical Feminist Organizing in South Korea -- A Rain and Thunder Interview with Hyejung Park, Jihye Kuk, and Caroline Norma
  • War Games: The Many Guises of Male Brutality by Thain Parnell
  • Fighting Period Poverty and Increasing the Knowledge of Girls in Kenya by Lorna Wanyama
  • The Fight Against Sexual Violence: What We Can Learn from the Women's Revolution in Syria by Rahila Gupta
  • Australia's Pathwork of Prostitution Laws: Combatting the Sex Trade and Advocating for the Nordic Model by the Coalition Against Trafficking in Women Australia
  • La Porta: A Land for Women in Italy -- A Rain and Thunder Interview with La Porta Members Ana Cuenca and Cecilia Diotto