Downtown LA

Hard to Read presents Activisms!

Hard to Read presents Activisms!


A benefit for ACLUFreeFromMuslimARC, and with readings, meditations, music, and performances by:
Artist, healer, activist Alexis Blair Penney,
sex work advocate, author, and porn star Conner Habib of Against Everyone with Conner Habib,
Election Reform! aka artist Brendan Fowler,
femme Afro punk band F U Pay Us,
Karen L. Ishizuka, author of Serve the People: Making Asian America in the Long Sixties (Verso, 2017),
journalist, poet, and scholar Dr. Maytha Alhassen,
and Blaine O'Neill, Grace Dunham, and Jodie Alice Barker of

With books and merch—gracious donated, to help FUNdrai$e—by: 
Badlands UnlimitedCity Lights(Angela Davis, Mumia Abu-Jamal), Election Reform!, Flo Kennedy, Graywolf (Claudia Rankine, Fanny Howe, Layli Long Soldier, and Maggie Nelson), Harmony Holiday, Ingo Niermann and the Solution Series (Sternberg), Maytha Alhassen and Ahmed Shihab-Eldin (Demanding Dignity), Molly CrabappleOtherwildPeter Bagge (Drawn & Quarterly), Sarah SchulmanSemiotext(e), the So Cal Library, and Verso (Karen L. Ishizuka, L.A. Kauffman, and Melissa Gira Grant).

$5 suggested minimum donation.

Tuesday, June 13th at 7pm
In the lobby of the Standard DTLA

Hosted by Fiona Alison Duncan, this is part of the Standard’s monthly reading series HARD to READ.