Summer 2016

Herizons Summer 2016
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herizons Summer 2016 | Volume 30 No. 1

news
Fat is a Feminist Issue……………………..… 6
by Sharon Haywood

Memorabalia: Swimming Upstream……….. 8
by Renée Bondy

Andrea Dworkin’s Story Staged…………..  10

Ka-Ching! Bank Workers Cash Out ……….11
by Janet Nicol

New Bill Takes Aim at Torture . …………….14
 

features

Our special feature series examines the impact of breast
cancer on identity and creative expression

Diving Deep …………………………………. 16
Drawing Life beneath the Surface of Breast Cancer
Teva Harrison’s graphic memoir, In-Between Days,
examines her life after a diagnosis of metastatic breast
cancer at age 37. The deeply personal journey shines
light into crevices of pain and darkness, illuminating
them with honesty and humour.
by Susan Riley

Rebuilding the Stage ………………………... 20
Bif Naked is a Canadian rock icon with 20 years
experience and a survivor. Her new memoir, I Bificus,
recounts her experiences on the road and in life. In
this interview, she opens up about how her experience
of breast cancer changed her outlook on life.
by Anna Lazowski

Woman Redefined ………………………………24
An Honest Look at the Body and Soul
after Breast Cancer Surgery
Kristina Hunter couldn’t find a book that would
accurately show her what her body would look like
after her double mastectomy. So she teamed up with
photographer ML Kenneth, and the two created a
book of their own that changed their lives
by Amanda LeRougetel

arts & culture

Music ………………………………………........ 32
Feminist Mixtape for the Road
by Cindy Filipenko

Summer Reading …………………………….. 35
River Music by Mary Soderstrom; Adult Onset
by Ann-Marie MacDonald; Dirty River: A Queer Femme
of Color Dreaming Her Way Home by Leah Lakshmi
Piepzna-Samarasinha; The Theory of Light at Midnight
by Elizabeth Ukrainetz; The Past by Tessa Hedley;
Step Aside Pops by Kate Beaton; Perpetual by Rita Wong
and Cindy Mochizuki; Sex Object by Jessica Valenti;
Working Memory: Women and Work in World War II,
eds. M. Kadar and J. Perreault; Obesity in Canada: Critical
Perspectives eds. J. Ellison, D. McPhail and
W. Mitchinson; 13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl
by Mona Awad; Sex Yourself by Carlyle Jansen.

The Sweet Taste of Lemonade ……. 40
With the release of “Formation,” followed by
the album Lemonade, Beyoncé is making bold
statements about Black feminism.
by Cheryl Thompson

Poetry Snapshot ………………. …….45
Rilke Shake by Angelica Fréitas, Infinite Citizen
of the Shaking Tent by Liz Howard, The Poison
Colour by Maureen Hynes.
by Mariianne Mays

Film Reviews . …………………………47
Mustang, directed by Deniz Gamze Erguven
by Maureen Medved

columns

Penni Mitchell . ……………………..……5
Revoking the Man Card
Susan G. Cole . ………………………...13
If Sophie Deserves It, So Do We
Joanna Chiu …………………………... 34
Equality is the Icing on the Cake
Cherry Smiley . ……………………..…43
Put Indigenous Women First
Lyn Cockburn ………………………... 48
Manologue and Mansplaining be Damned
 

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