More than twenty years after the ground-breaking anthology This Bridge Called My Back called upon feminists to envision new forms of communities and practices, Gloria E. Anzaldua and AnaLouise Keating
have painstakingly assembled a new collection of over eighty original writings that offers a bold new vision of women-of-color consciousness for the twenty-first century. Written by women and men—both “of color” and “white”—this bridge we call home will challenge readers to rethink existing categories and invent new individual and collective identities.
Over twenty years the ground-breaking anthology This Bridge Called my Back challenged feminists to envision new forms of communities and practices, Gloria E. Anzaldua and AnaLouise Keating
have brought together an ambitions new collection of over eighty original contributions offering a bold new vision of women-of-colour consciousness for the twenty-first century. Through personal narratives, theoretical essays, textual collage, poetry, letters, artwork and fiction, This Bridge we Call Home examines and extends the discussion of issues as the centre of the first Bridge such as classism, homophobia, racism, identity politics, and community building, while exploring the additional issues of third world wave feminism, Native sovereignty and lesbian pregnancy and mothering, transgendered issues, Arab-American stereotyping, Jewish identities, spiritual activism, and surviving academe. Written by women and men - both of colour and 'white', located inside and outside th United States - and motivated by a desire for social justice, This Bridge We Call Home invites feminists of all colours and genders to develop new forms of transcultural dialogues, practices, and alliances.
Building on and pushing forward the revolutionary call for transformation announced over two decades ago, This Bridge We Call Home existing categories and invent new rethink
Gloria E. Anzaldua is a self-described tejana patlache (queer) nepantlera spiritual activist and has played a pivotal role in defining U.S. feminisms, Chicano/a issues, ethnic studies, and queer theory. Her book Borderlands/La frontera: The New Mestiza was selected as one of the 100 best books of the century by Hungry Mind Review and the Utne Reader. AnaLouise Keating
is a nepantlera, spiritual activist, and associate professor of Women's Studies at Texas Women's University. She is the author of Women Reading Women Writing and has published articles on critical “race” theory, queer theory, and Latina and African American women writers.