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4.58  ·  Rating Details ·  131 Ratings  ·  12 Reviews
In a time when sexual assault and abuse are an increasing problem; even in so-called radical and punk communities, and when most women have been sexually abused in one way or another, Cindy Crabb (Doris zine) brings us a document showing ways to prevent sexual violence and support survivors of sexual abuse. The zine helps to define consent, some letters that Cindy has rece ...more
Pamphlet, 64 pages
Published March 1st 2006 by Microcosm Publishing (first published 2006)
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Sep 15, 2016 Micah rated it it was amazing
The Zine:

It's been a long time since I revisited how I deal with consent, especially sexual consent.

I date plenty of folks who don't have an extensive sexual background, or who date normies with no consent training, or who date people who just aren't comfortable talking about and during sex. I think I used to be that way, though it was a long time ago, back when I believed that a partner would fix me, would know just what to do so I didn't have to commun

Oct 27, 2012 Bucket rated it really liked it
Liked: I really appreciated seeing all this shit talked about in a de-intellectualized way. Particularly good were the sections about defining consent, tutorial on 'active listening' and personal stories about different people's process of recovering from sexual abuse or trying to be supportive to those recovering from sexual abuse. Even if you have never experienced abuse, even if you don't think you know anyone who has experienced abuse (p.s. you do, you just may not know it), read this zine. ...more
Sep 22, 2008 Clio rated it it was amazing
this zine was recommended to me by a date and it totally changed how I was approaching being an ally to other survivors. I would advise anyone to read it in a heartbeat, though it may be tough on the eyes there is some small small type up in there.
Jul 31, 2008 Tinea rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: everyone. really. whether you read it in solidarity or because you're there, please read it.
This is the zine I most often recommend.

It is for people who have survived assault and abuse, and for people who know or will know a survivor. That's all of us.

Please read this, it'll make you a better lover, stronger friend, and help you heal.
Brooke Roseberry
Mar 25, 2015 Brooke Roseberry rated it it was amazing
This book opened my eyes, in very crucial ways.
May 05, 2015 Jennifer rated it it was ok
Bought it a few years ago.
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May 07, 2012 Laura Stone rated it it was amazing
Shelves: zine
WHAT A GREAT ZINE! That is all.
Jan 25, 2009 Alexis rated it really liked it
so helpful and needed
Dec 19, 2012 Popcorn rated it it was amazing
I think this is the most helpful and important zine/book I've found on supporting survivors. I would recommend it to absolutely everyone.
Dec 01, 2011 Ty rated it it was amazing
very zine-ey, but it works so well for such an unfinished topic. same with that other zine, learning good consent. made me think about stuff i'd otherwise gloss over in life.
Oct 07, 2008 Barnacle rated it it was amazing
Shelves: zines
I have used this zine countless times, passed it on to friends, and even used it to make packets for a skillshare/discussion group I did years back.

I love it!!!!!!
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