Events


30 August 2022 at 7PM ET

Join us for "Reclaiming Archives": A Conversation between Caitlin Abadir-Mullally and Shawn(ta) Smith-Cruz about archives, race, sexuality, and more.

Password: ARCHIVE

18 September 2022 at 7PM ET

Come celebrate and commemorate the life and work of Elana Dykewomon. This event will be cohosted with Elana Dykewomon's lesbian cousin, Jennie Brier. The chat will be open for all to share stories and memories.

Password: ELANA

20 September 2022 at 7:30 PM ET

Join Sinister Wisdom and Charis Books and More for a reading from Big Girl with author Mecca Jamilah Sullivan. She will be in conversation with Regina Bradley. This event is co-sponsored by Charis Books and More and will take place both in person and on their Crowdcast Platform.


27 September 2022 at 7PM ET

Join us for a discussion of Big Girl, including a special 30 minutes with the author Mecca Jamilah Sullivan!

Password: BIGGIRL

18 October 2022 at 8PM ET, 5PM PT

Launch Event for Sinister Wisdom 126. *TBA*

Password: SW126

1 November 2022 at 7PM ET

Join Sinister Wisdom for a roundtable discussion about The Gentleman Bank Robber: The Story of Butch Lesbian Freedom Fighter rita bo brown, featuring film director Julie Perini, Jay Mullins, and Jane Segal.

Password: RNDTBLE

15 November 2022 at 7PM ET

Sinister Wisdom book club reads Gods of Want by K-Ming Chang. Join us for a discussion of Gods of Want, including a special 30 minutes with the author K-Ming Chang!

Password: CHANG

29 November 2022 at 7PM ET

Join Joan Nestle for a special launch event!

Password: NESTLE

6 December 2022 at 7PM ET

Reading with Irena Klepfisz celebrating the publication of Her Birth and Later Years: New and Selected Poems 1971-2021, co-sponsored with Charis Books and More. This event will take place on their Crowdcast Platform.


17 January 2023 at 7PM ET

Sinister Wisdom 127 launch celebration! *TBA*

Password: SW127

21 February 2023 at 7PM ET

What Makes Lesbian Art Lesbian? A Roundtable Conversation.

Password: ART

7 March 2023 at 7PM ET

Join us for a discussion of This Unlikely Soil, including a special 30 minutes with the author Andrea Routley!

Password: BKCLUB

18 April 2023 at 7PM ET

Sinister Wisdom 128 launch celebration! *TBA*

Password: SW128

"Empowerment comes from ideas."

Gloria Anzaldúa

“And the metaphorical lenses we choose are crucial, having the power to magnify, create better focus, and correct our vision.”
― Charlene Carruthers

"Your silence will not protect you."

Audre Lorde

“It’s revolutionary to connect with love”
— Tourmaline

"Gender is the poetry each of us makes out of the language we are taught."

― Leslie Feinberg

“The problem with the use of language of Revolution without praxis is that it promises to change everything while keeping everything the same. “
— Leila Raven