Category Archives: Relationships

The Barrow Will Send What It May – Margaret Killjoy

4/22/18
Sequel to “The Lamb Will Slaughter the Lion”
  • Anarchists stick together. Well, except when we get mad at one another over small details.
  • It’s okay to let yourself love someone, but that letting yourself love someone is like letting someone have the keys to your control room, so you can share the responsibility of running yourself with someone else.
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Expect Resistance – CrimethInc

6/1/16 (or so)
  • Just beautiful passages
    • It hijacks history classes and funerals, waylays secretaries on the way to the coffee machine, turn rails into slides and shopping malls into playgrounds, it sends lives spinning out of control. Movie directors endeavor to harness it, travel agents to peddle it, political parties to enlist it; but fantasy, like those who pursue it in earnest, can serve no employer.
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Octavia’s Brood – Collection

This is a great book. Short stories of visionary fiction from mostly activist writers. Very interesting.
  • In it’s essence, social justice work, which King embodied and Butler expressed so skillfully in her novels and stories, is about love – a love that has the best hopes and wishes for humanity at heart.
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The Ethical Slut – Dossie Easton and Janet Hardy

Some people in my friend group have begun experimenting with polyamory (non-monogamy sexual relationships) and recommended The Ethical Slut as a good introduction to understand some of the why’s and hows of polyamory. It was a bit skeptical going in, but it’s been a life changing book that has opened up a lot of thought about communication, love, relationships (both poly and monogamous), and sex.… Read the rest