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Becoming Dangerous: Witchy Femmes, Queer Conjurers, and Magical Rebels

Becoming Dangerous: Witchy Femmes, Queer Conjurers, and Magical Rebels
Becoming Dangerous: Witchy Femmes, Queer Conjurers, and Magical Rebels

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At the crossroads of #MeToo, #HexthePatriarchy, and the increasingly vocal feminist and LGBTQ+ movements comes a highly readable and moving collection of writingsThe difference between the witch and the layperson is that a witch already knows they are powerful. The layperson may only suspect. Becoming Dangerous is a collection of deeply personal essays by marginalized people operating at the intersection of feminism, witchcraft, and resistance about summoning power and becoming fearsome in a world that would prefer them to be afraid. Written by women artists, authors, columnists, comic book writers, fashionistas, performers, and video game designers, these essays are personal explorations about how and why rituals of resistance work for them. Their goal is to help readers summon their own power to resist, survive, and thrive.

"Edgy and often deeply personal, the twenty-one essays collected here come from a wide variety of writers. Some identify as witches, others identify as writers, musicians, game developers, or artists. What they have in common is that they've created personal rituals to summon their own power in a world that would prefer them powerless. Here, they share the rituals they use to resist self-doubt, grief, and depression in the face of sexism, slut shaming, racism, patriarchy, and other systems of oppression"--



Notes from the Editors
Content Warning

  1. Unfuckable--Cara Ellison
  2. Trash-Magic: Signs & Rituals for the Unwanted--Maranda Elizabeth
  3. Uncensoring My Ugliness--Laura Mandanas
  4. Femme as in Fuck You: Fucking with the Patriarchy One Lipstick Application at a Time--Catherine Hernandez
  5. Before I Was a Woman, I Was a Witch--Avery Edison
  6. Undressing My Heart--Gabriela Herstik
  7. Garden--Marguerite Bennett
  8. Reddit, Retin-A, and Resistance: An Alchemist's Guide to Skincare--Sam Maggs
  9. The Future is Coming for You--Deb Chachra
  10. My Witch's Sabbath of Short Skirts, Long Kisses, and BDSM--Mey Rude
  11. Buzzcut Season--Larissa Pham
  12. The Harpy--Meredith Yayanos
  13. Fingertips--merritt
  14. Red Glitter--Sophie Saint Thomas
  15. Touching Pennies, Painting Nails--Sim Bajwa
  16. Ritual in Darkness--Kim Boekbinder
  17. Gayuma--Sara David
  18. Pushing Beauty Up Through the Cracks--Katelan Foisy
  19. Ritualising My Humanity--J. A. Micheline
  20. Simulating Control--Nora Khan
  21. I Am, Myself, a Body of Water--Leigh Alexander

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  • Weight: 14.00oz
  • Dimensions: 8.50in x 5.50in x 2.00in
  • ISBN: 1578636701


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