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Summer 2021

When Kinship Was Colonized: An interview with Allyson Stevenson; Poet Rita Wong Defends the Climate; Female Friendship and more.

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When Kinship Was Colonized

Allyson Stevenson’s book Intimate Integration: A History of the Sixties Scoop and the Colonization of Indigenous Kinship is both personal and political. From 1961 to the 1980s, Indigenous and Métis children were routinely removed from […]

Summer 2020
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Intimate Acts and Everyday Rebellion

As social animals, we like being together: we watch each other, listen to each other, and share in witnessing. It goes without saying that when we are together, we feel less alone. Among the many […]

Bif Naked Rebuilds the Stage of Life

It was a surprising side effect from the chemotherapy Bif Naked experienced during her treatment for breast cancer. Spending time with other women who were sharing her cancer experience clarified something for her. “I realized […]

Yes! Women are Funny!

It’s one of the first warm nights of spring, and the venerable queer venue is shaking with laughter at a stand-up comedy show headlined by young women comedians.  Avery Edison strolls onstage, with her small […]

Choice Feminism

HOW OUR RALLYING CRY GOT CO-OPTED (AND WHY WE NEED TO TAKE IT BACK) Have you noticed that a lot of conversations about female empowerment today seem to be stuck in a discourse of choice […]

Tegan and Sara

While working on their latest album, Sainthood, Tegan and Sara spent a month at Sound City Studios in Van Nuys, California, where Tom Petty, Pat Benatar, Fleetwood Mac and Nirvana have recorded. One day, Sara […]

A Complicated Kind of Author

Herizons: I’m so delighted to be able to chat with you about A Complicated Kindness. I imagine this book took a lot of courage to write. Can you talk about that a bit?