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Fall 2009 Herizons
Fall 2008
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 FALL 2008 / VOLUME 22 NO. 2

news
8 DOUCHE BAGS OF THE WORLD UNITE!
Canada’s national museum seeks the strangest artifacts.
by Kaj Hasselriis
 
11 TEACHERS BUILD PEACE IN UGANDA
by Lauryn Oates
13 KENYAN WOMEN CONFRONT VIOLENCE
 
features
16 THE SENATOR IS OUT
Nancy Ruth, the first openly lesbian senator in Canada, is doing all she can to promote women in Ottawa and to help Stephen Harper’s Conservatives do more to advance the cause of equality. Feminists would do well, the senator says, to give fiscal reform a higher priority.
by Kaj Hasselriis
 
 This is what a feminist Quebecoise poet looks like. Nicole Brossard asks,“Is patriarchy in your cellphone, in your marriage contract, in your perfume or in your head?” It may all depend on les valeurs, la manière.
by Mariianne Mays
 
28 COMING OUT AS AN ANTI-ZIONIST JEW
Aviva Cipilinski recounts her experience as part of a Birthright Israel tour and describes how her transformative experience as part of a Birthright Unplugged tour changed the way she views her political identity as a Jew.
by Aviva Cipilinski
 
32 ART AND INTUITION
If female artists acknowledge that their work is informed, at times, by intuition, will they be marginalized?
by Shawna Dempsey
37 GRAPHIC SCENES: MARIKO TAMAKI
by Zoe Whittal
 
53 CONSTRUCTING THE CANADIAN CITIZEN: AN INTERVIEW WITH SUNERA THOBANI
by Mridula Nath Chakraborty
arts & ideas
40 ARTS PROFILE
Chandra Mayor, author of All the Pretty Girls
by Kerry Ryan
 
42 MUSIC MUST-HAVES
Zaki Ibrahim, Martha Wainwright, Hanne Hukkelberg, Ryelee, Annabelle Chvostek, Lily Come Down.
 
44 FALL READING
The Violin Lover by Susan Glickman, Stealing Nazreen by Farzana Doctor, Waiting: A Novel of Uganda at War by Goretti Kyomuhendo; All the Pretty Girls by Chandra Mayor; Full Frontal Feminism by Jessica Valenti, Bottle Rocket Hearts by Zoe Whittal, The Persons Case by Robert J. Sharpe and Patricia McMahon, Goodbye Madame Butterfly: Sex, Marriage and the Modern Japanese Woman by Sumie
Kawakami, Bar Codes:Women in the Legal Profession by Jean McKenzie Leiper
columns
5 PENNI MITCHELL
Oh Canada
 
15 SUSAN G. COLE
Pity, Sex in the City
 
56 LYN COCKBURN
Bish Wish

Summer 2008
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SUMMER 2008 / VOLUME 22 NO. 1
news
6 DOMESTIC ASSAULT IN AFGHANISTAN
by Lauryn Oates
12 MY HEART BELONGS IN THE CAPE
by Anat Cohen
14 ITALIAN WOMEN MOBILIZE
by Meagan Williams
 
features
16 HOW THE MEDIA KEEPS US HUNG UP ON BODY IMAGE
By Shari Graydon
It has been said that every child on Galiano learned to swim in Jane Rule and Helen Sonthoff ’s swimming pool. The couple bought their house on Galiano Island as a weekend getaway in the 1970s, fell in love with it and never left. Rule’s legacy is explored in this intimate interview completed in the year before her passing.
by Joanne Bealy
28 ROAD WARRIORS
It is rarely a state of forever wedded bliss, the union of motorcycle and woman. As with all great relationships, there are there are highs and lows. There are moments a kick-start is needed—a good fight to reignite the love affair with our iron horse partner; a diversion from life’s many other trials.
by Elizabeth Bokfi
36 FIND YOUR OWN STYLE
I knew I had hit bottom when I realized how often I have been wearing the clothes that other people bought me. I have been wearing beige. I need to get back on track. Get back to me.
by Joy Parks
 
arts & ideas
 
40  ARTS PROFILE
Toshi Reagon
by Karen X. Tulchinsky
 
42 MUSIC MUST-HAVES
Vida Hille, Christine Fellows, Sandrine, k.d. lang, Uh Huh Her, The Puppini Sisters, Sara Melson
 
45 SUMMER READING
Glass Voices by Carol Bruneau, Limbo by Jacqueline Honnet, Consensual Genocide by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarashinha, Dirtbags by Teresa McWhirter, 20 Miles by Cara Hedley, We Are not in Pakistan by Shauna Singh Baldwin, Fight Like a Girl: How to be a Fearless
Feminist by Megan Seely, So This Is The World And Here I Am In It by Di Brandt Change of Plans: Women’s Stories of Hemorrhagic Stroke by Sharon Dalestone, Obsession With Intent: Violence Against Women by Lee Lakeman
 
55  FILM
The Tracey Fragments
Review by Karen X. Tulchinsky
columns
 

5 PENNI MITCHELL

Go Home or Go Home

15 SUSAN G. COLE
Domestic Problems
 
35 MARIKO TAMAKI
The Fame Game
 
48 LYN COCKBURN
Clean Sweep