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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 17 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 66 (Fall 2016): Lesbians and Lesbian Community Issue

Featured articles:
  • Lesbian Quarters Revised: On Building Space, Identity, Institutional Memory and Resources by Elana Dykewomon
  • The Black Lesbian Writers You Need to be Reading by Lisa C. Moore
  • The Lesbian Herstory Archives: A Grassroots, Lesbian Cultural Creation -- A Rain and Thunder Interview with Co-Founder Joan Nestle
  • Lesbians and Disability: Opening Another Closet by Victoria Brownworth
  • Notes of a Feminist Lesbian in Wartime by Lepa Mladjenovic
  • Finding the Lesbian Witches by Mary McClintock
  • Lesbianism and Selfhood: An Exploration of a Contemporary Chinese Woman’s Novel by Xue Wei

Issue 65 (Summer 2016): Nature and the Environment Issue

Featured articles:
  • Ending Capitalist Patriarchy: Subsistence, Resistance, Ecofeminist Transformation by Jeanne F. Neath
  • Environmental Racism: A Letter from New Mexico to Flint by Beata Tsosie-Peña
  • Women, Sustainability, & Climate Change — An Interview with Asoka Bandarage by Genny LaMorgan
  • The Original Tree Huggers: Let Us Not Forget Their Sacrifice by Rucha Chitnis
  • Once in a Hundred Years: Revisiting a Super Typhoon Site by Ninotchka Rosca
  • African Women Organize to Reclaim Agriculture Against Corporate Takeover by Mphatheleini Makaulele