A lesbian activist-artist since the early 1970s, Cathy Cade has been publishing and exhibiting photographs of LGBT communities for over 40 years. Accordingly her main bodies of work include: women and work, women building unions, lesbian and LGBT community events, women’s music, lesbian mothering, old lesbians, disability rights, fat politics, and anti-war marches. As she approaches her 70th birthday, Cathy enjoys photos from the 1970s with the photos she’s taking now.
February 1, 2012
• Aunt Lute author Nancy Agabian and Shushan Avagyan will present their work from Queered: What’s to be Done with XCentric Art
, a collaborative, bilingual book of writing, correspondence and art. The presentation, which also features a video by Arpi Adamyan, will be in New York City on March 14th, 7pm, at Word Up Community Bookstore (4157 Broadway at 176th Street; Washington Heights, NYC 10033; Subway: A Train to 175 St. or 1 Train to 181 St). You can find more information on the Facebook event page
February 17, 2012
• Aunt Lute author Rosa Montero
is featured in La Voz
magazine and The Prisma
for her evocative writing and incisive views on the state of journalism. Montero’s 1997 book La hija del cannibal
(The Cannibal’s Daughter
) was recently reviewed by Diana Casais as part of La Voz
’s Literary café series.
This month’s guest blogger is photographer Cathy Cade, who has been publishing and exhibiting her work on LGBT communities for over 40 years. In this set of photos, ranging from 1972 to 2011, you’ll find Dykes on Bikes, Angela Davis, and Bank of America protests from 1972 and, more recently, the Occupy movement (2011). Mouseover “Notes” to view the captions for each photograph. You can view more of her work on her website
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Aunt Lute celebrates the 25th anniversary of Gloria Anzaldúa’s
groundbreaking Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza.
Anzaldúa’s Borderlands/La Frontera set a benchmark in the definition of Chicana feminist scholarship that clearly resonates throughout our field, including in the structure—the form—of the conversations we stage, not just in what we publish but also in how we publish it.
Editorial Conocimientos: Gloria Anzaldúa’s Impact on Chicana Feminist Publication and Mentoring Practices
Tiffany Ana López
February 1, 2012 •
Aunt Lute authors Nancy Agabian
and Emma Pérez
will be reading at the AWP creative writers conference as part of “Ancestors; A Queer Writers of Color Reading.” As described by the organizers, Ahimsa Timoteo Bodhrán and Tony Valenzuela, “”Ancestors: A Queer Writers of Color Reading” is a literary reading featuring same-gender-loving, multiple-gender-loving, and transgender poets, non/fiction writers, filmmakers, and performance artists of Indigenous Pacific, Native North American, Arab/Middle Eastern, Asian, Latina/o, and African descent.”