The Body Issue

Issue 18, Summer 2010

Issue 18

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Our bodies are the true basis for our shared solidarity. And our bodies are our homes. This issue explores our embodied experiences in a world that too often privileges the mind.

  • 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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