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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 75 (Summer 2020): Open Issue

Featured articles:
  • Global Feminist Perspectives on the Pandemic: What 'Normal' Do We Expect When the Crisis is Over? by European Network of Migrant Women
  • Revolving Doors: My Short COVID Career by Suzanne Sunshower
  • Bridging the Divide: Intergenerational Lesbian Organizing by Rehana Nazerali-Ruddy and Mary McClintock
  • Organizing for the ERA in Arizona by Dianne Post
  • Some Thoughts On Street Harassment And Patriarchy Or, Why I Have Become A Nasty Woman by Jocelyn Crawley
  • Reflections on 50 Years of Uncovering Women's Suppressed Histories by Max Dashu
  • Women-In-Print: The Face of Radical Feminism by Beth Dingman
  • In Solidarity with Cuba: My Week in Havana with Code Pink by Emily Greene

Issue 74 (Spring 2020): Themed Issue on Women's Self-Defense

Featured articles:
  • The Right to Worth by Amy Schmidt
  • Preserving Their Fire: Native Women Teaching Self-Defense at Turtle Mountain by Kim Rivers
  • Rape Culture, Hannah Gadsby, and Why Women Need Self-Defense by Rachel Collins
  • Creating a Safer World for Women: A Rain and Thunder Interview with ESD Global Founder and President Yehudit Sidikman
  • Separate Space as Self-Defense for Womyn by Jocelyn Crawley
  • Self-Defense as an Essential Part of Feminism by Nancy Jane Moore
  • Empowerment Self-Defense: A Vital Pillar in the Global Refugee Reponse by Negar Tayyar