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ISSUE 06 is here!

After successfully funding our Kickstarter, copies of our latest issue are NOW ON SALE!

Issue 06 features: Radical mayor of Barcelona, Ada Colau • Chelsea VonChaz, founder of #HappyPeriod which provides menstrual hygiene kits to the homeless who would otherwise go without • Con las Amigas y en la Casa - a support network of queer feminists advising women on how to obtain & take the abortion pill in Chile (where it is illegal), Queer WOC artist, activist, & musician, Cristy Road • first woman to hike the 2,050-mile Appalachian Trail, Emma "Grandma" Gatewood • Navajo/Jewish indigenous peoples activist, artist, & educator, Emma Robbins • photographer and installation artist known for work exploring issues of cultural identity as a self-identified mixed-race woman, Genevieve Gaignard • award-winning owner of edible and topical medical marijuana lines, Maya Elisabeth • visual artist who focuses on themes related to the environment and feminism, Portia Munson • founder of Black Girl Magik, an online and offline platform catered to women of color, Shydeia Caldwell

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(L to R) Adair, Caity, Noelle, Meghan of Haute Sauce BK

(L to R) Adair, Caity, Noelle, Meghan of Haute Sauce BK

Haute Sauce BK: The Collective for Women of Color… With a Side of Fried Chicken

By: Gabrielle Destefano
Photo by: Raymond Terrell

Tucked in the corner of a cozy, brick-lined classic-Brooklyn Bed-Stuy bar, Glorietta Baldy, I sipped one of their many craft ales waiting for the four founding ladies of Haute Sauce to arrive. Haute Sauce is self-defined as a Brooklyn-based female collective celebrating black and brown culture by creating spaces that support cultural and creative inclusivity. Their parties have to be experienced to understand but it’s their charisma, charm, style, dance moves, delicious fried chicken & of course the DJ workings of Adair that make it an irresistibly good time.

As the four filter in, I’m instantly reminded why they have such a growing following. Four individuals, each with their own personal style, attitude and a part to play, they instantly begin laughing and sharing stories about their prior night spent together, which surprisingly (only) went until about 2 a.m. Their fun, fresh and energetic vibe has drawn crowds in troves to their events for just about one year now.

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THANK YOU to all our Kickstarter backers & super donors!

Allan Liska, Angelika Kratzer, Anna Petry, Anna Tes, Anna Toonk, Barbara Don, Christi Gambill, Christie Hassler, Emily Simpson, Erin Zimmerman, The House Family, Jessica M. Kandal, Katja Blichfeld, Krysti Reed, Laura Innis, Laura Thoreson, Laurie Stevens, Lynda Lucas, Madelaine Hock, Mark Kirtland, Raquel Breternitz, Sam Peters, Sarinya Srisakul, Stacey Streshinsky, Stacy Burt, Thomas Bull, Vicky, Virginia Elwood, ISSUU, & Lunette Menstrual Cups.