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What do you see when you look toward the future? The sixth issue of GUTS features some politicized and generative envisionings. Start with a letter from our editors
“Over the years tending to my skin has become ritual. It was my self-care before I knew what self-care was.” TK Matunda on the transformative and potentially revolutionary power of her bed-time skin routine
waaseyaa’sin christine sy relfects on how colonial legislation has altered Anishinaabeg relationships to the land and calls for (re)matriation, starting in the sugar bush.
Evelyn Deshane on how a small but expanding market of romance novels is changing the way we imagine transgender lives
Maura Roberts and Billy-Ray Belcourt get together to discuss radical friendship, a relation that both includes and exceeds allyship, as a life sustaining force in a world of continual crisis
Lindsay Nixon surveys the Indigenous artists making work about displacement, decolonization, and resurgence
Andrea Abi-Karam writes towards a post-gender future.
Sunday 25, 2016 by Brett This week I saw a baby blue El Camino, exactly the same as the one Beyoncé rides in “Formation,” driving around Saskatoon, and I really thought for a second it might be her. It wasn’t. My whole week has been this underwhelming. I hope yours was better. More than fifty Indigenous […]
September 21, 2016 by Madi Haslam Miriam Toews walks through the double doors of the Lord Nelson in Halifax. She’s taking a sip from her disposable coffee cup when she spots me. I’m staggered when she acknowledges me but I shouldn’t be surprised she can pick me out. The lobby is nearly empty and […]
Sunday 18, 2016 by Cynthia PEI provincial government announced this week that the new Women’s Wellness Centre will provide on-island abortion services. This is huge news in a province where residents have had travel huge distances (and pay an expensive bridge toll) in order to enact their reproductive rights. Did you buy Ontario peaches this summer? […]