Jessica Hoffmann

Jessica Hoffmann

At a Glance:

Jessica Hoffmann has been a Project Contributor since July 2007, has written 83 entries and currently lives in Los Angeles, CA.


Jessica Hoffmann is a coeditor/copublisher of make/shift magazine , a freelance journalist, and a community activist. Her essays and reportage have appeared in publications including ColorLines , Alternet , Bitch , and the anthologies We Don't Need Another Wave: Dispatches from the Next Generation of Feminists and Nobody Passes: Rejecting the Rules of Gender and Conformity. In 2008, Utne Reader named her one of "50 Visionaries Who Are Changing Your World."

Jessica Hoffmann: Recently Filed


Queer Narratives on the Page, the Ground, & Onscreen

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | July 19, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

Some notes on The Ballad of Genesis and Lady Jaye, Homefulness, and The True Deceiver, queer narratives that remind us that we are all connected.Read More


Prominent U.S.-Based Women of Color and Indigenous Feminists Deplore Pinkwashing, Endorse BDS

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | July 14, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

A group of prominent U.S.-based feminists issued a statement endorsing the boycott, divestment, and sanctions campaign against Israel. Read More

Disability Justice Collective at Creating Change

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | February 03, 2011 | 2:30 PM | comments

I'm not at Creating Change, but if I were, I would sure be attending some of these sessions put on by Disability Justice Collective (DJC) members Sebastian Margaret, Mia Mingus, and Eli Clare. (Info below via Mia Mingus.) If you...Read More

What Can You Do to Help Save Lyon-Martin Health Services?

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | January 26, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

Lyon-Martin Health Services, which has made health care accessible to thousands of women, queer, and trans people in San Francisco, is being threatened with imminent closure. The clinic's board of directors say it's financially impossible to keep the clinic open,...Read More

2010: Blogs That Blew Me Away

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | December 20, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

It's been a whirlwind of a year, and in the midst of it, a few blogs have consistently blown me away with their transformative, inspiring visions, so I wanted to publicly thank them here. To the Other Side of Dreaming...Read More