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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 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