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WINTER 2009 / VOLUME 22 NO. 3
news
9 GLOBAL REPORT ON WOMEN’S EQUALITY
12 WILD OVER SALMON: NO PLACE FOR FISH FARMS
by Janet Nicol
13 FIRST-EVER WOMEN’S ART EXHIBIT IN KABUL
by Lauryn Oates
 
features
16 A WOMAN’S PLACE IS IN THE HOUSE OF COMMONS
When you cross the Slaw Rebchuk Bridge into Winnipeg’s North End, the first thing you’ll pass is a sign that reads: “People before Profits.” Those words also summarize the ideology of the area’s Member of Parliament, Judy Wasylycia-Leis.
by Kaj Hasselriis
 
20 HOMELESS AT 40 BELOW
Homeless women in Canada’s North face insurmountable barriers. This article explores their lives.
by Misha Warbanski
26 YES MEANS YES
by Margaret Cho
With a voice that’s been likened to Janis Joplin and Aretha Franklin, song-writing skills far beyond her years, and a three-octave range, Serena Ryder’s riding high on the Canadian music scene.
by Cindy Filipenko
32 WHAT NEXT FOR CANADA’S GREEN PARTY?
While the Green Party pulled in an impressive 6.8 percent of the popular vote in the last federal election, Elizabeth May’s party did not win a single seat in the House of Commons. Herizons caught up with the leader of the Green Party shortly after the Canadian and U.S. elections.
by Penni Mitchell
 
35  I AM HO, REAR ME ROAR [add link to top stories[
The word “woman” is apparently a no-no among a generation of young female students. Yet seemingly derogatory terms like “ho” are regarded as more desirable among friends. What is going on?
by Renée Bondy
arts & ideas
 40 MUSIC MUST-HAVES
Tanya Tagaq, Lalah Hathaway, Lindsay May, Wendy McNeill, Emiliána Torrini, Vancougar
 
42 WINTER READING
The Given by Daphne Marlatt, Girl from Mars by Tamara Bach, The Flying Troutmans by
Miriam Toews, Maternal Theory: Essential Readings edited by Andrea O’Reilly, Embryo Culture by Beth Kohl, Marathon Woman byKathrine Switzer, We Don’t Need Another Wave edited by Melody Berger, Reconciliation: Islam, Democracy and the West by Benazir Bhutto.
 
51  FILM
Finding Dawn reviewed by Jennifer O’Connor, 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days reviewed by
Maureen Medved.
 
columns
 
PENNI MITCHELL
Women Matter More
 
15 SUNERA THOBANI
Barack Obama Wish List
 
35  MARIKO TAMAKI
The Sting
 
55 SUSAN G. COLE
The Pain of Palin
 
56 LYNN COCKBURN
Palin by Comparison

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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