Girls Like Us 8
Girls Like Us is an independent journal turning the spotlight on an international expanding community of women from all genders within arts, culture and activism.
Dear Lovers, Sisters, Brothers, Mothers, Adopted Aunts, Long Lost Fathers, Half-cousins, Wives, Black Sheep and Partners In Crime,
In Girls Like Us 8: As you know, we have a soft spot for collectives, collaborations, friendships and support structures. People doing things with other people: loving, working, organizing, living. These strategies for surviving together form an underlying thread throughout all our issues. This time we wanted to look more closely at one way of naming these friendly constellations: FAMILY.
A very pregnant issue featuring interviews with philosopher Simone van Saarloos, designer Phoebe Dahl, Lesbian Herstory Archive’s Shawn(ta) Smith-Cruz, Amsterdam queer collective Strange Fruit and Mahoyo, a portrait of artists/sheepfarmers Orla Barry & Els Dietvorst, essays by Katarina Bonnevier, Alberto García del Castillo & Lars Laumann, Dean Spade & Craig Willse, a poem by Hanne Lippard, a book excerpt by Maja Lee Langvad, an instagram account by Veteranas & Rucas, visual contributions by Cathy Cade, All the Cunning Stunts, Shana Moulton & Lucy Stein, Eden Batki, Cinthia Tiberi Ljungqvist, In 21st Century Zesterhood, Q&A with night collectives Attagirl!, Cairo Bats, Chulita Vinyl Club & GJRL, plus usual suspects HERESIES.