The Street Game: Margo St. James [Original Art] [Women's Movement, Activism]. Margo St. James, Trina Robbins, art.
The Street Game: Margo St. James [Original Art] [Women's Movement, Activism]
The Street Game: Margo St. James [Original Art] [Women's Movement, Activism]
The Street Game: Margo St. James [Original Art] [Women's Movement, Activism]

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The Street Game: Margo St. James [Original Art] [Women's Movement, Activism].

San Francisco, CA: nd [circa 1975]. Unique. Framed. The original drawing by Trina Robbins of a board game embodying Margo St. James' life and activities. From Margo's private library. Trina Robbins is the renowned American comics artist, writer and "herstorian". "She was an early and influential participant in the underground comix movement, and one of the few female artists in underground comix when she started. She worked at the feminist underground newspaper It Ain't Me, Babe. She subsequently established the first all-woman comic book titled It Ain't Me Babe Comix. She became increasingly involved in creating outlets for and promoting female comics artists, through projects such as the comics anthology Wimmen's Comix. She won a Special Achievement Award from the San Diego Comic Con in 1989 for her work on Strip AIDS U.S.A." She was the first woman to draw Wonder Woman. Margo St. James founded the organization C.O.Y.O.T.E. (Call Off Your Old Tired Ethics). The bulk of COYOTE's records are archived at Harvard University [in the Schlesinger Library]. An American self-described prostitute and international activist on and for sex workers rights. Founder and headliner of the [in]famous "HOOKERS' MASQUERADE BALLS" in San Francisco. St. James ran for President of the United States, as a Republican, in 1980 and for San Francisco Board of County Supervisors in the late 1990s. She was married to Paul Avery (investigative journalist notably of Zodiac killer and Patti Hearst) until his death in 2000. She was instrumental in founding the St. James Infirmary, a medical and social service organization serving sex workers in San Francisco. A remarkable and powerful figure in the women's movement and sex workers' rights. Fine in Fine Dustjacket. Bright and clean. Red metal frame, black and red beveled matting. Approx 13x10" image size and 18x15" framed. Black pen and ink. Item #10406

Price: $7,500.00

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