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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.

Rain and Thunder has been published for over 20 years and continues to fill a much needed gap in the realm of independent feminist media. We offer a sliding scale subscription policy to ensure affordability and accessibility for all readers.

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Recent Issues

Issue 77 (Spring/Summer 2021): The Intergenerational Issue

Featured articles:
  • When Will I Be Young? by Yagmur Uygarkizi
  • Intergenerational Lesbians: How Can We Learn from Each Other? by Jenna Weston
  • Find Them Where They Are by Jen Rowray
  • Creating and Celebrating Stronger Communities: The Intergenerational Lesbian Community Gathering by Lisa Trost
  • In Praise of Older Women: A Love Letter to My Big Sisters by Claire Heuchan
  • Ideological Opposition: The Core Conflict Complicating Intergenerational Connection by Jocelyn Crawley
  • Going Forward by Looking Back by Heather MacLean
  • Building Radical Feminist Bridges Through Time and Space by Jasmin and Bev Jo

Issue 76 (Winter 2020): Open Issue

Featured articles:
  • Amazons: Fact, Fable, Feminism by Rena Grasso
  • Just Admit You Don't Care if We Die by Jessica Williams
  • From Homophobia to Homoantagonism: What the Evolution of a Word Shows Radical Lesbians about Patriarchy and Male Violence by Jocelyn Crawley
  • Let's Rebuild Beirut as the Arab Region's First Feminist City by Rachel Dore-Weeks and Lina Abirafeh
  • COVID-19 and the Crisis in Residential Aged Care in Australia by Jean Taylor
  • Rape, Shame and Women by Tina Minkowitz
  • Abortion Without Borders: Standing with Polish Women by Merle Hoffman