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July 03, 2017 – Lady Participate 036
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Saskia Ketz is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief and Rachel Hurn is the Executive Editor of A Women's Thing, a quarterly print and digital magazine dedicated to reshaping society’s ideas of what “women’s things” are. Issue #12, The Madness Issue, is in stores now. Catch up on past issues here!

Name: Saskia Ketz    ::     Occupation: Publisher of A Women’s Thing magazine     ::     Age: 35     ::     City: NYC, originally from Berlin, Germany     ::     Astrological sign: Pisces, Gemini rising

When you're not creating: I’m not not creating. Well, sometimes I just walk around the city with a cup of coffee in my hand.

End of the day unwind: Netflix + Vino

First gig: My own small design studio in Berlin during college.

To cope with a long commute: Not a fan of commuting. I’m working out of my home office.

Currently watching/listening/reading: The Americans. NPR. Social Transformations of the Victorian Age A Survey of Court and Country by T. H. S. Escott

Best work environment: I like being surrounded by kind and knowledgeable people.

Your personal masterpiece: No masterpiece. All work in progress and I like that.

Current obsession: How the concept of time works.

Most important failure: Not doing the most important things on time.

Favorite interview you've done: http://awomensthing.org/blog/saskia-ketz-founder-editor-in-chief/

Why you love your city: Diversity. Everyone’s always hustling.

Tech that runs your world: Google Analytics.

Personal role model: My dad.

Best thing you ever made: A Women’s Thing magazine.

Worst thing you ever made: I don’t remember. I know I made a lot of things that I wouldn’t make again, ha!

What's next: Summer. Better mood.

Ladies we should know: Just get a copy of AWT – all ladies we should know!

Name: Rachel Hurn    ::    Occupation: Writer; Culture Editor at Departures magazine; Executive Editor at A Women's Thing   ::    Age: 30    ::    City: New York City

To cope with a long commute: Gimlet Media's "Homecoming" podcast

Currently watching/listening/reading: Watching the films of Francois Ozon; listening to Julien Baker; reading South of Pico: African American Artists in Los Angeles in the 1960s and 1970s and The David Foster Wallace Reader

End of the day unwind: Whiskey on the rocks and reading on the couch with my husband

Favorite interview you've done: My interview with Wayne Koestenbaum for The American Reader

What's next: My essay about mimetic desire and bisexuality, "White Water," will be published in the next issue of The Literary Review. I'm currently at work on a novel about family, religion, and marijuana.

Ladies we should know: Sarah Gerard, Genevieve Walker, Jamie Yuenger, Elizabeth Karp-Evans, Amy Gall

LOS ANGELES
Lady-Made films from Los Angeles Outfest
Close Knit
Dir: Naoko Ogigami

Kevya Aucoin Beauty & The Beast in Me
Dir: Lor Kaye

Behind the Curtain: Todrick Hall
Dir: Katherine Fairfax Wright

Strangers
Dir: Mia Lidofsky

Freak Show
Dir: Trudie Styler

195 Lewis
Dir: Chanelle Aponte Pearson

Beach Rats
Dir: Eliza Hittman

Becks
Dir: Liz Rohrbaugh & Daniel Powell

The Feels
Dir: Jenee LaMarque

The Revival 
Dir: Jennifer Gerber

Signature Move
Dir: Jennifer Reeder

In Between (Bar Bahar)
Dir: Maysaloun Hamound

Maybe Tomorrow (Baka Bukas)
Dir: Samantha Lee

Tamara
Dir: Elia K. Schneider

Bones of Contention
Dir: Andrea Weiss

Chavela
Dir: Catherine Gund & Daresha Kyi

Girl Unbound: The War to be Her
Dir: Erin Heidenreich 

No Dress Code Required 
Dir: Cristina Herrera Borquez

Out of Order
Dir: Amanda Bluglass

Rebels on Pointe
Dir. Bobbi Jo Hart

Strong Island
Dir: Yance Ford

The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin
Dir: Jennifer M. Kroot

Whose Streets? 
Dir: Sabaah Foloyan & Damon Davis

Latinx Ladies (shorts)

Girl Shorts (shorts)

Girls Gone Genre (shorts)

Full list of films here

CHICAGO
Saturday, July 8th, 2:00pm
Artist talk by Betsy Odom.
Leather Archives & Museum: 6418 N Greenview Ave, Chicago, IL 60626
NEW YORK CITY
Thursday, July 6th, 8:00pm
Bad Advice From Bad Women
61 Local: 61 Bergen St, Brooklyn, NY 11201
AUSTIN
Thursday, July 6th, 6:30pm
Meet Her Hands: Roshi K.
Elisabet Ney Museum: 304 E 44th St, Austin, TX 78751
...get yourself a copy of A Women's Thing!
Thanks for participating! See you next Monday for Claire Wasserman founder of Ladies Get Paid!
Curated by Paris McGarry.
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