The Body Issue

Issue 18, Summer 2010

Issue 18

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Through our bodies we act in the world. We play, we learn, and we are acted upon. We are subjected to control and surveillance, but our bodies are still our own. Our body is a wonderful site of sensation and our connection to the world we inhabit

  • Regulars
  • Editorial
    Miriam Meinders 6
  • Letters
    Various 8
  • Sinner’s Corner: I call in Sick
    Margo Starbuck 10
  • The Soapboxer: Less clothes don;t mean more liberal
    Nicholas Klassen 14
  • The Pastor’s wife: Swimsuit competition
    Carrie S. Martin 55
  • Culturosities
  • Olympic Accountability
    Interview with Dave Diewart 15
  • The body issue
  • Going natural
    Chanequa Walker-Barnes 24
  • On being fat and running
    Brenton Dickieson 26
  • What do you want to say to your body?
    Kathy Dueck 28
  • I feel pretty
    Shannon Blake 30
  • My body is not obsolete
    Will Braun 32
  • The depth of surface
    Interview with fashion blogger Mihn-Ha Pham 34
  • Jesus loves your penis, son
    Kurt Armstrong 44
  • Reproductive justice
    selections by Geez staff 46
  • Swimsuit photos
    Sheila Spence 48
  • Fat acceptance: A basic primer
    Cynara Geissler 56
  • Why the world needs fat acceptance
    Lesley Kinzel 58
  • Flash non-fiction
  • I lost my hair clip
    Janna Payne 31
  • Body snatchers
    Emily Summach 33
  • Skin
    April Schmidt 36
  • The last time
    Deb Schaffer 37
  • Gather me in
    Lori Huth 38
  • Simpatico
    Sarah Stankorb 39
  • Me and the wild beast
    Amanda Abrams 42
  • Into the muck
    Tanya Hoover 43
  • Poetry
  • Parable of the wound
    Stephen Hitchcock 54
  • Graveside: How to say goodbye
    Michelle Elrick 60
  • Experiments
  • First clear the road, then park the trailer
    Michelle Elrick 62
  • Make everything, save the planet
    Shana Good 62
  • Unemployed? Sell the house, hit the road
    Tara Wagner 63
  • Each square foot is a garden
    Carissa Halton 64
  • Give stuff a story, it’ll sell well
    Chris Paetkau 65
  • Shoe-free transportation
    Adapted from carbusters.org 65
  • News
  • Quaker conscientious objector 69
  • Godless billboards vandalized 68
  • Atheist pastor 71
  • Reviews
  • Disability blogs
    Chris Paetkau 72
  • All alone, Alice wanders in One-derland
    Andrew Guilbert 73
  • Caprica shows terrorism and social justice, sci-fi style
    Tessa Vanderhart 74
  • Civil rights activist Howard Zinn, 1922-2010
    David Laville 75

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