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Grassroots media in Europe

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Towanda! Rivista lesbica (Magazine, 1994-2006?)

Location

Milan
Italy
45° 27' 55.6344" N, 9° 11' 11.4576" E

Info:
Towanda! was (?) an Italian lesbian magazine based in Milan; every issue had a special topic with an emphasis on lesbian culture and politics, lesbian movement and history, queer politics and theory, women's rights /lgbtq rights, homophobia, etc. The magazine was published by Il Dito e La Luna Edizioni in Milan which is specialised in lesbien/gay/queer and feminist literature and publications; the last issue seems to be from 2006, unfortunately neither the magazine's website nor the publisher's website work anylonger

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TGV - Tidskrift för genusvetenskap (Journal, former: Kvinnovetenskaplig tidskrift)

Location

Linköping
Sweden
58° 24' 38.9052" N, 15° 37' 16.9428" E

Info:

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Stichwort (Newsletter, Archive)

Location

Gusshausstraße 20/1A+B
Vienna, 1040
Austria
48° 11' 49.056" N, 16° 22' 13.3068" E

Info:
printed newsletter of the Vienna based archive/library STICHWORT - Archives of the Women's and Lesbian's Movement. It gets published twice a year and presents book reviews of new and old books from the library, feminist news, events, conference reviews, feminist research and Gender studies, arts and literature, portraits, women's and lesbian's movement etc.

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SQS - lehti: Journal of Queer Studies in Finland (Journal)

Location

Turku
Finland
60° 26' 57.57" N, 22° 15' 33.2316" E

SQS - lehti is a trilingual referee-based academic, open access journal published by Suomen Queer-tutkimuksen Seura – Sällskapet för Queerforskning i Finland – The Society for Queer Studies in Finland since 2006. All issues can get downloaded as pdf-files for free; emphasis on Queer theory and LGBT-perspectives.

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Slut (Magazine, 2006-2008?)

Location

Stockholm
Sweden
59° 19' 44.148" N, 18° 3' 53.676" E

Info:
Slut was (?) a Swedish cultural magazine based on feminist and postcolonial critique and with an emphasis on ethnicity, racism, anti-semitism, whiteness, postcolonial and feminist perspectives, intersectionality, politics, etc.; two issues were published: #1 (2006), # 2 (2008). Unfortunately their website doesn't work anylonger

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ROSA - Die Zeitschrift für Geschlechterforschung (Magazine)

Location

Zurich
Switzerland
47° 22' 7.14" N, 8° 32' 21.0588" E

Info:
Swiss biannual Magazine on gender research that gets published by students of the university of Zurich; every issue is based on a specific topic; emphasis on gender studies and feminist/queer theory, popular culture, body politics, etc.

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Race Revolt (zine)

Location

Manchester
United Kingdom
53° 28' 45.3036" N, 2° 14' 52.5336" W

Info:
Race Revolt is "a zine on race politics by feminists and queers" with an emphasis on (anti-)racism, ethnicity, identity and a critical view on feminist/queer/DIY/punk activism and communities related to their own whiteness and ignorance of "race". Humaira Saeed (editor): "This is a beginning. A beginning of a much needed conversation that considers and addresses race within feminist, queer and diy communities and beyond. That considers the whiteness of these communities, that finds ways for us to move forward." So far five issues have been published, all of them can be read on the website

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Queer.hr (Newsportal)

Location

Zagreb
Croatia

Info:
Queer.hr is a newsportal run by the Zagreb based organisation Queer Zagreb / Domino; emphasis on queer culture, politics, international perspectives, news about queer events, queer rights, LGBT issues, homophobia, lifestyle, popular culture etc. Queer Zagreb / Domino also published the monthly Queer List zine (2008-2010)

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Queer List (zine, 2008-2010)

Location

Zagreb
Croatia

Info:
Queer List was the monthly bulletin/zine of the Zagreb based organisations Queer Zagreb and Domino. 23 issues were published between 2008 and 2010; emphasis on queer culture, LGBT, homophobia, sexuality, film and popular culture, events etc.; all issues can get downloaded from the Queer Zagreb website

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Žene protiv rata (Magazine, 1994-1995) + Žene za mir (Compilations, 1993-2002 + 2012)

Location

Belgrade
Serbia
44° 49' 14.0016" N, 20° 27' 43.9992" E

Info:
Žene u crnom ("Women in Black") is a feminist antimilitarist peace organization founded 1991 and based in Belgrade to promote activities (protests, performances, campaigns) against militarism, war, sexism, nationalism, fascism etc. 4 issues (#1, #2, #3-4) of the magazine Žene protiv rata ("Women against War") were published in 1994/95; the organization has also published nine compilations of Žene za mir ("Women for Peace") between 1993-2002 presenting women's testimonies on war and women's resistance to war, primarily in the area of the former Yugoslavia as well as throughout the world. In 2012 another issue of Žene za mir was published and can get downloaded as pdf-file from their website

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