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Black feminist, activist-writer Robyn Maynard is interrupting the narrative of Canadian benevolence with her forthcoming book Policing Black Lives: State Violence in Canada from Slavery to the Present.

Lindsay Nixon on the ways Queer Indigenous artists have been taking up and responding to HIV/AIDS since the 1980s.

In this interview about her book and life as a restaurant owner, Jen Agg discloses her hopes for an epitaph that reads “Feminist Icon.”

Partner’s album In Search of Lost Time is out and Pitchfork likes how gay and Canadian it is.

An interview with Game developer Zoe Quinn on her new book Crash Overdrive and surviving Gamergate.

This week in brilliant long-form pieces: Rembert Browne’s Colin Kaepernik Has a Job and Clover Hope’s The Making and Unmaking of Iggy Azalea.

Amber Tamblyn’s letter to James Woods

Bitch editors take the creators of Bodega, a startup hoping to replace corner stores (often run by families of colour), to task.

The Two Voices of Whitney Houston

Two tired film tropes, disability inspiration porn and white saviours.

What happens when a plus-size retailer does a Fashion Week runway show?

“Being strong feels better than skinny feels. Eating when you’re hungry feels better than not eating. These are truths. Guard them, because you worked so hard to find them.” Advice from A Swole Woman on dealing with the normalization of disordered eating.

How language factors into gender identity

A review of David Yaffe’s Reckless Daughter: A Portrait of Joni Mitchell.

“Both gender and genre are endlessly blurry,” an interview with Eileen Myles on their literary renaissance.

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