Your new favourite podcast is here – check out Heavy Content, a podcast where Samantha Nock watches everything with a fat character in it and lets us know if it’s good or soul-crushing. The first episode is on the trope of the Fat Best Friend!
Prisoners across the US and Canada are refusing food as part of a major prison strike. This is a good article on why prisoners are striking, and these are the demands of those incarcerated at the Burnside prison in Nova Scotia
New poetry by Indigenous women, including Abigail Chabitnoy, Tria Blu Wakpa, Heather Cahoon, and Sara Marie Ortiz.
An Anishinaabe Studies Syllabus
Meet Sachiko Charlotte Gyoba and other older women being arrested for protesting the TransMountain pipeline expansion
BlogTO is reporting that all Ontario ministries are now being banned from talking about climate change on social media
“I’m afraid of women who, when I share my experiences of being trans, try to console me by announcing “welcome to being a woman,” refusing to recognize the ways in which our experiences fundamentally differ. But I’m especially afraid of women because my history has taught me that I can’t fully rely upon other women for sisterhood, or allyship, or protection from men.” An excerpt from Vivek Shraya’s I’m Afraid of Men
Sandra Oh on being the protagonist
Nobody said reconciliation would be easy
A microinterview with Anne Carson
“Little of how these senior scholars have conducted themselves online convinces me that they are willing to help minoritized, vulnerable people, if that help means risking their standing in their various coteries.” Caliban Responds: Keguro Macharia on the defenders of Avital Ronell
Andrea Long Chu on extreme pregnancy
Poems by Shira Erlichman
What it’s really like to be Black and work in fashion
The great Chinese art heist
When sex positivity feels like pressure
Residents in Ottawa’s Heron Gate are being evicted in the “largest forced displacement in Canada in recent history”
Last but not least: now’s the time to send us your pitch for the Surveillance Issue! We can’t wait to hear from you.
GUTS started in Edmonton in 2013. The idea for a feminist magazine began during a small reading group, inspired by dialogue with seminal and emerging feminist theory and writing. The first issue launched on a homemade website and featured content...
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to feel pleasure is a movement towards a locus of healing, and to cum is to give into into a novel experience of trust and arrival
A meditation on Black forced migration and transcendent acts of resistance as reflected in storytelling, mythistory, music, literature, and dreamtime.
a poetic geography of survival that holds settler colonialism—not the streets or the people there—responsible for acts of violence
On a skateboard, Trynne Delaney develops a new understanding of public space alongside femmes who, like her, are coming into their queerness and racialized identities.
In the spirit of crip knowledge sharing, Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha's advice for cripping a book tour
Hadiyyah Kuma on general stores as spaces of solidarity, resistance, and community building.