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Bo Brown

Julie Perini & Josh MacPhee


Revolutionary Abolitionist - Political Prisoner - Mentor & Educator - Gender Outlaw

"I am an anti-authoritarian lesbian feminist anarcho-communist. I am an urban guerilla committed to give my white life is necessary" —Rita "Bo" Brown (1947–2021) read this statement at her sentencing in Portland, Oregon in 1978. Bo Brown was a formerly incarcerated working-class butch from rural oregon and member of the militant underground George Jackson Brigade. While living in the San Francisco Bay Area in the 1980s, she co-founded Out of Control Lesbian Committee to Support Women Political Prisoners.

This CPH poster printed at the worker-owned and union-run Community Printers, Santa Cruz, CA.

This is #174 in the Celebrate People’s History Poster Series.

Julie Perini makes experimental and documentary films/videos, as well as photographs, installations, events, and works of creative writing. Her film about Brown, The Gentleman Bankrobber, can be seen HERE.

Josh MacPhee is an artist/designer/archivist based in Brooklyn.

Seattle’s International Working Women’s Day for Palestine and Beyond

Seattle’s International Working Women’s Day for Palestine and Beyond

March 12, 2024

“We stand in solidarity with our Palestinian siblings in Gaza and those among our community who are directly and indirectly affected by the current war and genocide by the Israeli settler-colonial regime. Passive observation of the horrors of bombings, genocide, and prolonged apartheid is not our way. We must rise and firmly proclaim that Palestinian Liberation is a Feminist Imperative.” – Feminists for Jina Seattle