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Take Back the Fight

Take Back the Fight

Resisting Sexual Violence from Ground Up

Lani Hanna (Editor)

  • Publisher: Interference Archive
  • Format: Book
  • Binding: pb
  • Pages: 90
  • Released: Dec 1, 2017
  • ISBN-13: No ISBN


Released in conjunction with Interference Archive's current exhibition, Take Back the Fight: Resisting Sexual Violence from the Ground Up. In addition to images of many of the materials included in the exhibition, the book includes essays and other writing that will provide context on the histories narrated in the exhibition.  These include:

  • Introduction by Lani Hanna
  • “Lesbian, Feminist, and Queer Histories of Taking Back the Fight,” by Rachel Corbman
  • “My Mother Liked to Fuck,” by Joan Nestle
  • “Resisting Martial Rape,” by Kersti Yllo
  • “How to Make a Fist: Writing on Women’s Self-Defense from the Collection of Interference Archive,” by Louise Barry
  • “Akko Nishimura Creates a Ruckus,” by Sabrina Margarita Alcantara-Tan (reprinted with permission from the zine Bamboo Girl #9)
  • “No Justice When Women Fight Back,” by Victoria Law
  • “Beautiful, Difficult, Powerful” by the Chrysalis Collective (zine reprinted with permission)
  • Statements by The Monument Quilt, Bordamos Feminicidios, Mujeres Grabando Resistencias, and Trans Day of Resistance

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