Zine Scene: AQSAZINE’s First Issue

Last Thursday, I went to the launch of AQSAZINE, a project that describes itself as "a grassroots publication open to 16-35 year old women and trans people who self-identify as Muslim."  The theme of this first issue is "resistance & self defense," and it includes poetry, rants, articles and artwork on themes including war, occupation, homophobia, and racism.  The purpose and perspective of the zine comes through in this paragraph from a letter at the beginning of the first issue: If you’re t … [Read more...]