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The Love and Rage of Lido Pimienta
EVELYN C. WHITE
Spring 2018

It’s doubtful that the founders of the $50,000 Polaris Music Prize—launched a decade ago to honour Canadian artists who produce albums of distinction— ever imagined that it would...

Herizons 25th Anniversary issue
Herizons 25th Anniversary Issue
Laurie Soper
Winter 2018

LEAD STORY: Indecent Acts and Everyday Rebellions

This interview first appeared in the Fall 1992 issue of Herizons.

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Alexis O'Hara, performance art, feminist artist, sound artist
Resonance and Rebellion: Alexis O'Hara
Deanna Radford
Fall 2017

Alexis O’Hara sits across the table sipping tea and flips her long, wavy hair from one side to the other. In one instant, her look is feminine and chic. In the next, a deep side shave...

housing, older women, housing co-ops
The House that Bev Built
Beverly Suek
Summer 2017

Even though I’m semi-retired and work at home, my body seems to know that it’s 7:30 a.m. and I need to wake up.

It’s quiet in my bedroom, but when I open the door I can...

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Indigenous Women Inspire Author
Shawna Dempsey
Spring 2017

Katherena Vermette sits hunched over the café table, a long rope of cursive writing trailing from her pen, filling the page. Coffee and a waffle grow cold beside her. It is morning—...

FED UP WITH FAT BIAS
Sharon Haywood
Winter 2017

It’s bad enough that women have to contend with a glass ceiling that limits their advancement at work, not to mention a wage gap that translates into 73 cents being paid to women for every...