Bleeding Thunder | Inaugural Issue Winter 2020

A Zine Exploring Genderqueer Menstruation

This project has been years in the making. Years of feeling excluded from women’s circles. Years of clawing our way to cisgender spaces and finding they are rarely designed with us in mind. Us, the genderqueer, the tomboy turned dyke turned demi-boy, the gender fucked, the too-girl-to-be-boy, too-boy-to-be-girl, the androgynes, enbies, and transsexuals; the can’t-quite-fit-in-any-box, gender-blessed and liminal ones. Some of us have bled for a long time. Some of us used to bleed and stopped. Some re-started. Some of us feel that hormonal shift of menstruation without ever bleeding at all. And all of us have a story.

After years of frustration, years of trying to passionately & angrily educate without seeming too passionate or angry, years of suggesting best practices for communities that were neither going to pay us or accommodate us, years of breaking our hearts in spaces that both nourished and wounded us, we realized the only people who could make a space designed for us was — well, us. So here it is.


Digital-PDF & Print Version Ordering Information

You can purchase a high-resolution digital PDF version of Bleeding Thunder for $14.99 via Blurb HERE

Print copies are also available from Blurb for $20 ($15.79 + $4.99 shipping) HERE

*We are committed to making this zine accessible to folks. if you are someone who is marginalized by capitalism and cannot afford the full price, please reach out to us at bleedingthunderzine@gmail.com, and we can offer you a reduced rate.


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Bleeding Thunder

Read the individual articles below


Letter From the Editors
Bleeding Thunder Editorial Team
Various

Interlude: Heart of a Moonbleeder
freygl gertsovski
Fae / Faer

First Blood
Cy X
They / Them

Last Day
Dr. Ash Mechtley
They / Them – He / Him

Just Being Me, Period.
Erin Phares
They / Them

Interlude: Blood of the Matriarchy
Caspian Samuel
They / Them

Wind Chimes
Alex
They / Them – He / Him

Bleeding While Being Non-Binary
fēnix grace
They / Them

Interlude: Still They/ Them
Anna Lila
They / Them

As Long As I’m Bleeding
YodaCera
They / Them

Trans & Bleeding, Period.
Osain P
He / Him

Interlude: 2:47 AM
bouillefriend
They / Them

Shedding
Alli Summerly
They / Them

Interlude: February Moon Blood
Caspian Samuel
They / Them

Dear Well Meaning Cis Women Poets, A Poem
Trey Casen Williams
He / Him

Interlude: Period Dick
Botany Rain
They / Them

Detaching_ A Poem For The Dissociated
Al
They / Them

Interlude: Blooming Together
Anna Lila
They / Them


Digital-PDF & Print Version Ordering Information

You can purchase a high-resolution digital PDF version of Bleeding Thunder for $14.99 via Blurb HERE

Print copies are also available from Blurb for $20 ($15.79 + $4.99 shipping) HERE

*We are committed to making this zine accessible to folks. if you are someone who is marginalized by capitalism and cannot afford the full price, please reach out to us at bleedingthunderzine@gmail.com, and we can offer you a reduced rate.

*Portions of the proceeds of the zine will go towards future issues and artist compensation as well as the great work of the Trans Women of Color Collective!