I am very excited to announce that ONE more copy of “Thirty-nine (39) Questions For White People,” by Naima Lowe has been released!
YOU can get your hands on this 1st edition, signed and numbered piece by Naima Lowe by donating $300 to Pope Press of Olympia, Washington. Artist and Author Naima Lowe has donated this final piece of the 1st edition as a “perk” for the Pope Press indie-Gogo campaign.
With this $300 donation you not only receive a rare and highly acclaimed rare book, but you will also be supporting a wonderful community letterpress project that is grounded in social justice and equality.
HeAd over here to donate and receive this copy. Please consider donating at any level as there are a number of wonderful thank-you gifts being offered in gratitude.
Children’s literature is too often a tale of two genders.
I am so happy to be participating in the Sylvia Rivera Law Project event: Small Works for Big Change!
This event is an art auction that benefits and furthers the goals of SRLP which include:
- Providing access to free, quality, respectful, affirming legal services for low-income transgender, intersex, and gender non-conforming people.
- Using training, public education, policy reform, and precedent-setting lawsuits to end state sanctioned and institutional discrimination, violence, and coercion on the basis of gender identity and expression, which we understand is inextricably related to race and class.
- Building a non-hierarchical collective organization that internally practices what we’re struggling for by developing the leadership of low-income transgender, intersex, and gender non-conforming people of color.
- Participating in the larger movement for racial, social, and economic justice that includes gender liberation and prioritizes the issues of those most affected by the systems of oppression under which we live.
Not only have I curated a small donation of West Coast art and music, but with my daughter Clementine, I will be attending the March 8th event in New York City!!!
Included in the art I am sending to the event are:
- 4 incredible signed and numbered Letterpress prints by J.Hukee of Pope Press in Olympia, Washington. (Including the one pictured above! “Today I will be the Hunter,” 2013) Pope Press is a community letterpress started by Hukee in an effort to honor the late Dr. Elspeth Pope’s vision of a space for people to come together and learn to print on her equipment. Hukee’s development of this space is grounded in Social Justice and Change and includes an event and workshop calendar. It’s such an honor to accept and pass along this donation from Hukee! Thank you Hukee.
- 2 signed and numbered hand colored prints by Jason Vivona. Jason Vivona is a multi-media artist and musician whose work has been exhibited in numerous galleries across the United States including: 111 MINNA in SF, The Museum of New Art in Detroit, and Vitale Gallery in Florida to name a few. His work has been featured solo at Syracuse University and Homestar Modern in Portland, OR. and published in Juxtapoz, Transworld Skateboarding, WARP, DIW, Skyscraper, RELAX, Portland FunBook 3 and many more. I fucking love his art. LOVE IT.
- You Are Plural’s newly released full-length album on vinyl: “Rabbit Rabbit.” I am so excited to send 2 LP’s of You Are Plural’s new album to this benefit! This album is perfect and the band is not only divine but their label: BrickLane Records can’t stop putting out all of my favorite albums of 2014. Thank you so much to the band for this donation!
- And finally I am including an original ink and watercolor painting that I made of Janet Mock for the launch of her new memoir: “Redefining Realness, My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love and So Much More.” It was an honor for me to be part of Janet’s launch team and I am donating this piece with her blessings! I will also be including two signed copies of my new book, “Meet Polkadot,” and two limited art prints featuring illustrations from the book.
You can register for the event here!
You can now pick up a copy of “Meet Polkadot,” at the Land Gallery, retail store in Portland, Oregon.
Located at 3925 N. Mississippi Ave. I’m honored to have this book amidst some really amazing authors and artists!!!
December 12th at 7:30pm! Free event.
Naturally DangerDot Publishing is a huge fan of Bitch Magazine, whose motto: “feminist response to pop culture,” rings true to our feminist ears, so you can imagine how thrilled we are to have been featured in the newest print issue of Bitch Magazine!!
Arielle Yarwood wrote a wonderful piece titled, “Gender Friendly: DangerDot Publishing,” for Bitch’s Love It series!!
You can purchase a print copy of this issue: Winter 2014, Issue 61 at your local independent book store/ newsstand. You can also purchase a print and/or Digital copy for download here.