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Herizons Spring 2019
Herizons Spring 2019
$6.75
HERIZONS SPRING 2019 | VOLUME 33 NO. 1
news
 
REPORT WIDENS LENS ON WOMEN
WITH DISABILITIES ………………….…..... 6
by Sandhya Singh
STONEWALL BUILT ON CIVIL RIGHTS,
ANTI-WAR MOVEMENTS …………….….. 7
by Amanda Le Rougetel
FINNISH IMMIGRANTS PROTESTED
FOR SUFFRAGE ………………………........ 8
by Renée Bondy
CLIMBING HIGH IN INDIA …………........ 10
by Dani Redd
 
features
 
BREAST CANCER DETECTION AND
THE CONSPIRACY OF HOPE …………...…..14
Renée Pellerin cuts through the emotional rhetoric
surrounding breast cancer and the mythology about 
mammography as a life-saving detection tool in Con-
spiracy of Hope: The Truth About Breast Cancer Screening.
by Kris Rothstein
 
WOMAN ON TRIAL …………………………. 19
The Tribulations of Trailblazer Phyllis Chesler
Phyllis Chesler, the author of more than a dozen books
that influenced the direction of feminism in North
America from the 1970s to the 1990s, discusses her
experience as a “politically incorrect feminist” in the
women’s liberation movement.
by Susan G. Cole
 
DECOLONIZING CHILD WELFARE . ……….22
Involvement of Extended Families, Reducing
Poverty at the Heart of New Models
Involvement with the child welfare system in Canada
places Indigenous children at a higher risk of sexual
exploitation, addictions and violence. What can be
done to change colonial models of “care” to make sure
that the child’s best interests, as well as those of their
families, are served?
by Abigail Plantinga Byle
 
LINDSAY WONG ……………………………. 26
Taking on The Woo-Woo
In this interview with the author of the Canada Reads
finalist The Woo-Woo: How I Survived Ice Hockey, Drug
Raids, Demons, and My Crazy Chinese Family, Lindsay
Wong talks about growing up in a family at times
besieged by the woo-woo—Chinese ghosts and demons.
by Joanna Chiu
MUSIC ………………………………………… 31
Highway Hypnosis by Sneaks; Hello Happiness by
Chakha Khan
by Alison Lang
 
SPRING READING ……………………………32
Becoming by Michelle Obama; Read and Riot:
A Pussy Riot Guide to Activism by Nadya
Tolokonnikova; Reckless Daughter: A Portrtait of
Joni Mitchell by David Yaffe; Washington Black by
Esi Edugyan; That Time I Loved You by Carrianne
Leung; Motherish by Djamila Ibrahim; Women
of Resistance: Poems for a New Feminism edited
by Danielle Barnhart and Iris Mahan; Mudgirls
Manifesto: Handbuilt Homes, Handcrafted Lives by
the Mudgirls Natural Building Collective.
 
FILMS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38
Exit: Leaving Extremism Behind directed by Karen
Winther; Borderline directed by Rebbie Ratner
by Maureen Medved
 
columns
 
6(1)a ALL THE WAY! ……………………….. 5
by Judy Rebick
THE STING OF MILLENNIAL BURNOUT .. 30
by Ayesha Mian Akram
BDSM IS THE NEW RAPE MYTH…………. 40
by Kate Sloan
 

Herizons Winter 2019
Herizons Winter 2019
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HERIZONS WINTER 2019 | VOLUME 32 NO. 4
 
features
 
FACING THE MONUMENTAL: REBECCA BELMORE . 12
Indigenous artist Rebecca Belmore’s staggering works
compel viewers to confront the continuing legacies
of colonialism.
by Ellyn Walker
 
MARCHING TOGETHER …………………………………. 18
What Feminism Can Learn from Black Lives Matter
The co-founder of Vancouver’s Black Lives Matter
discusses the evolution of her politics, the expansion
of the politics of feminism and the Black Lives
Matter movement.
by Cicely-Belle Blain
 
COLOUR COMICS …………………………………………. 22
Women of Colour (WoC) have lived on the margins
of comic hero culture for as long as there have been
comics. Today, young WoC heroes have turned a
page and are front and centre in a growing number of
graphic novels and comics.
by Nyala V. Ali
 
CHERIE DIMALINE ………………………………………... 28
The Importance of Dreams
Her award-winning book The Marrow Thieves is
a dystopic novel about Indigenous people who are
mined for marrow when white people lose the ability
to dream. In this interview, Dimaline discusses the
importance of dreams and of following one’s true path.
by Niranjana Iyer
 
news 
 
MUSIC VENUES TUNE IN TO #METOO………………... 6
by Carly Lewis
WHEN YOU’RE HOT TO TROT………………………….... 7
by Amanda Le Rougetel
SIZING UP FAT PHOBIA . …………………………………..8
by Renée Bondy
UKRAINIAN ACTIVISTS UNDER ATTACK………………. 9
by Anastasiia Sychova
 
arts and culture
 
MUSIC ………………………………………………………..33
Aviary by Julia Holter and The Golden Octave by Witch Prophet
by Alison Lang
 
WINTER READING……………………………………….. 34
Bad Endings by Carly Baker; Shrewd: Eva Salomon’s
War by Gabriella Golliger; Everyday Women’s and
Gender Studies by Ann Braithwaite and Catherine
M. Orr; Can We All Be Feminists? edited by June
Eric-Udorie; Claire L’Heureux-Dubé: A Life by
Constance Backhouse; Muscle on Wheels by M. Ann
Hall; Dissident Doctor by Michael C. Klein
FILM ………………………………………………………. 40
The Rest I Make Up, directed by Michelle Memran;
The Kindergarten Teacher, directed by Sara Colengelo
by Maureen Medved
ARTS PROFILE……………………………………………. 45
Herizons interviews Andrea Warner about her new
book, Buffy Sainte-Marie: The Authorized Biography
by Cindy Filipenko
 
columns
 
WOMEN’S MARCH BUILDS AT INTERSECTIONS ….. 5
by Judy Rebick
TIME TO STOP MOTHER SHAMING …………………. 11
by Ayesha Mian Akram
DO WE NEED ALL-BOYS SCHOOLS? ………………….27
by Susan G. Cole
WHY I STOPPED PAINTING MY FACE ……………….. 33
by Cherry Smiley
SHOULD ABUSERS BE FORGIVEN?........................... 48
by Kate Sloan