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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 59 (Summer 2014): Open Issue

Featured articles:
  • Feminism: We Are Not Calling for Equal Inequality by Finn Mackay
  • Women EcoWarriors by Vandana Shiva
  • Why the Trans-Pacific Partnership is a Feminist Issue by the Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development
  • The Failing State of Native American Womenís Health: An Interview with Charon Asetoyer by the Center for American Progress
  • Standing Our Ground: Reproductive Justice for Marissa Alexander by Monica Simpson
  • Have Fun So We Do Not Go Mad in Male Supremacist Heterosexual Amerika: Lesbian-Feminist Poetry in The Furies by Julie R. Enszer
  • Decolonizing Womenís History: An Interview with Max Dashu by Meghan Murphy

Issue 58 (Winter/Spring 2014): Feminist Humor Issue

Featured articles:
  • The Power of Womenís Humor: From Supreme Court Justices to Comedy Stars by Regina Barreca
  • When Wisdom Speaks Sparks Fly: Raging Grannies Perform Humor as Protest by Carole Roy
  • Jan Eliot at 60, Stone Soup at 18: A Cartoonist Profile by Roz Warren
  • Got Humor? Tools and Inspiration for Your Activist Toolkit by Mary McClintock
  • Humor: Itís An Attitude ó A Rain and Thunder Interview with Lesbian Comic Kate Clinton
  • Antidote to Dominance: Womenís Laughter as Counteraction by Nancy Reincke
  • Who Says Radical Feminists Arenít Funny? A Glimpse of Activism from the 1980ís by Ann J. Simonton