Fall 2015

Herizons Fall 2015
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HERIZONS FALL 2015 | VOLUME 29 NO. 2

features
LESSONS FROM SLUTWALK . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
How Call-Out Culture Has Hurt Our Movement
By Alyssa Teekah

THE POWER OF PERCEPTION. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
KC Adams and the Art of Disarming Racism
By Shawna Dempsey

LIBERATING THE LENS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
Shari Graydon’s Quest for Louder  Women’s Voices in Media
By Renée Bondy

news
INDIA’S DAUGHTERS FOCUS OF NEW
FILM ON VIOLENCE
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
By Amanda Le Rougetel

BOLIVIAN WOMEN WIN LEGISLATIVE PARITY . . . . 7
By Linda Farthing

GUATEMALA ELECTS FIRST FEMINIST,
FIRST GAY POLITICIAN
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
By Jackie McVicar

THE FIGHT AGAINST ISLAMIC STATE
SEXUAL SLAVERY
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arts & culture
MUSIC REVIEWS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
Faded Glory by Lindi Ortega; From Far Away
by Kinnie Starr, Midnight by Grace Potter
By Cindy Filipenko

FALL READING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
The Green Road by Anne Enright; Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen
Oyeyemi; Girl Runner by Carrie Synder; And I Alone Escaped
to Tell You by Sylvia D. Hamilton; Boring Girls by Sara
Taylor; Base Camp: 40 Days on Everest by Dianne Whelan;
Melody by Sylvie Rancourt; Rekindling the Sacred Fire: Métis
Ancestry and Anishinaabe Spirituality by Chantal Fiola;
Kissing the Sword: A Prison Memoir by Shahrnush Parsipur;
A Bold Vision: Women Leaders Imagining Canada’s Future,
edited by A Bold Vision Steering Committee; Pain and
Prejudice: What Science Can Learn about Work from the People
Who Do It by Karen Messing; Over Easy by Mimi Pond;
Exiting Prostitution: A Study in Female Desistance, edited by
R. Matthews, H. Easton, L. Young and J. Bindel.

SONIC ENCOUNTERS . . . . . . . 40
In Conversation with Sound
Artist Erin Sexton
By Deanna Radford

FILM REVIEW . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .46
What Happened, Miss Simone? Directed by Liz Garbus
Review by Maureen Medved

POETRY SNAPSHOT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47
Rue by Melissa Bull, Monologue Dogs by Méira Cook,
For Your Safety Please Hold On by Kayla Czaga
By Mariianne Mays

columns
PENNI MITCHELL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
The Cost of the Harper Era
JOANNA CHIU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Why We Need Greater Media Diversity
SUSAN COLE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
Undressing the Dress Code Debate
LYN COCKBURN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48
Feminist Fatigue Diagnosed
 

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