An innovative self-governing village lifts spirits while modeling new ways to address homelessness.
A squatters’ housing cooperative activist describes how Margaret Thatcher broke with her image to support an early “occupy” movement.
Long-dormant childhood gender issues resurface in an intimate relationship in community—and this time avoidance and escape aren’t options.
Does the culture of women-only space still serve a worthwhile purpose, or does it perpetuate division? A long-time leader of women’s circles advocates inclusivity.
Trichomycosis axillaris can be the pits, causing even die-hard feminists to shave.
At a community founded in feminism, a member suggests that strategies like corrective discrimination, single-gender gatherings, and prioritizing “gender balance” may themselves be sexist.
When a Twin Oaks member leads a tour, “co” must “address the dress” (when appropriate) and wear a shirt, whether or not participating in the collective menstrual calendar.
The intensity of community living can bring issues of gender, sexual identity, and gender relationships to the fore as nothing else does.
Communities #162 looks at gender, sexual identity, gender relationships, and much more.