Cover Photo: A collage of four images—Two of AIDS protests and "die-in" protests in the 1990s, and two of Black Lives Matter protests and "die-in" protests in 2020.
Photographs by Jason Hargrove, Elvert Barnes, Geoff Livingston/Flickr/Wikimedia Commons

Tired of Dying: Ashes Action, Covid-19, and Protesting Under a Pandemic

When your back is against the wall, dumping your loved ones in the president’s front yard can seem like the only rational response.


them, others, those people, me

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Bring the dead to your door; we won’t take it anymore

s.e. smith is a National Magazine Award-winning Northern California-based writer who has appeared in The Guardian, Rolling Stone, Esquire, Bitch Magazine, and numerous other fine publications.