Gayle Brandeis


Gayle Brandeis born Chicago, IL April 14, 1968. Author and poet. Founding member of Code Pink, 2002, Women Creating Peace, 2003.


On the Iraq War: "You wonder how we ever could have started such a tragic and unnecessary war." (Toronto, Nov. 2008; photo

Code Pink works hard to keep the human cost of war visible; we can’t give our elected officials the luxury of looking away, of pretending that we are waging a humane and compassionate war.” (Toronto, Pink Tank, Nov. 17, 2008; photo

This is what the body says:
release the peace

that lives within your skin.
("The Body Politic of Peace")