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July Westhale Reading w/ TC Tolbert: Zoom & Live Stream June 18

July Westhale & TC Tolbert Reading Join the celebration for Westhale’s deliciously subversive new collection, Via Negativa! Thursday June 18, 6:30pm on Zoom & FB Live stream. Proceeds support the Black community. July Westhale is a poet, translator, and essayist living in Oakland, CA. She is the author of Via Negativa, Trailer Trash (winner of the 2016 Kore Press

"Marquee" by Denise Uyehara

Notes from the Motherfield LIVE FAQs

Notes from the Motherfield LIVE FAQs (Photo credit: a still from “Marquee,” performed by Denise Uyehara for the May 2020 show) Q: What is Notes from the Motherfield? Notes is a storytelling platform and a movement of radical mothers dedicated to building community by telling the truth and listening to womxns’ stories. Based on Kore’s online essay series and

Quilt Diary by Renee Angle

May 2020 Quilt Diary by Renee  Angle For the last six years, I’ve been embroidering things my children say on 8×8 blocks of  white muslin—in the hopes that the squares will eventually add up to a quilt top. They’re done quickly (one a day) to the point that I often compromise the look of things—will

Safe Spaces Online: KPI Teen Takeover

Insta Live: KPI Teen Takeover with the stunning and clear voices of teen thinkers, activists, and artists Melora and Piranha. Every other Saturday starting at noon PT. Next one is on June 20th. On Instagram @kpiteentakeover and @korepress KPI Teen Takeover will be creating safe spaces during COVID-19 for LGBTQ+ teens, youth of color, and allies every

Tips for Transgender Youth and Caregivers During Quarantine

Tips for Transgender Youth and Caregivers During Quarantine By GDI team members Lizette Trujillo and Em Bowen With the school year winding down but still very much in our midst, educators and caregivers of youth are now all too aware of the difficulties of navigating suddenly imposed remote schooling and life. Like their cis-gender counterparts,