Hip Mama

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Hip Mama
Hip Mama (magazine cover).jpg
EditorAmanda Englund
FounderAriel Gore
First issueDecember 1993 (1993-December)
CountryUnited States
Based inPortland, Oregon

Hip Mama: The Parenting Zine is an American Alternative Press Award-winning quarterly periodical covering the culture and politics of parenting. The magazine is widely credited with launching the contemporary mothers' movement.[1]

The first issue of Hip Mama was published in December, 1993, in Oakland, California, by the founding editor Ariel Gore as a forum for single, urban and feminist mothers. Gore edited Hip Mama for 15 years. Hip Mama relaunches in 2014 with expanded food, arts, and political coverage. The magazine is now published in the East Bay.


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