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Ani DiFranco
Anti DiFranco: Spitfire
Cindy Filipenko
Spring 2007

Ani DiFranco’s commitment to being a free agent is inspiring.

While the indie musician is definitely concerned about the state of her country, she’s not particularly worried...

Human Rights for Women
Are Women Human?
Susan G. Cole
Winter 2007

Over the past 25 years, Catharine MacKinnon has changed the face of feminist legal theory. A law professor at the University of Michigan, she is, as one reviewer notes, “a famously...

Kinnie Starr
Reach for the Stars
Cindy Filipenko
Fall 2006

Fair-skinned girls who want mainstream acceptance aren’t singing about gender politics or First Nations’ issues, either, but that’s exactly what makes Kinnie Starr stand out....

Mary Walsh
Mary Walsh: Queen Of Comedy Stands Up For The Disenfranchised
Monica Kidd
Summer 2006

Herizons: Historian Shane O’Dea said of you that: “Ms. Walsh has an agenda of speaking for the marginalia, those people consigned by power elites to burial in the footnotes of history...

Tanya Tagaq Throat Singer
Pump up the Volume: Tanya Tagaq Adds New Sound to a Centuries-Old Women’s Cultural Tradition
Megan Perry
Spring 2006

Throat singing isn’t a sound that’s easy to describe, even for Tanya Tagaq, so she relies on comparisons.

“It’s breath, it’s rhythm. To be very, well, pompous...

Tanks R Us
Tanks R Us: Sarah Beck On The Fine Art Of Self Defence
Roewan Crowe
Winter 2006

Sarah Beck is a cultural activist. The Saskatchewan-based artist makes crystal-clear connections between themes of consumerism, the militarization of daily life and the mass marketing of armaments...