The Family Issue

Issue #22 | Fall 2003
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The Gayby Boom, Marjane Satrapi, Sisters x 3, The Golden Girls

In every issue

Editors' Letter Dear Bitch Love It/Shove It Book—reviews Music—Reviews Back Page—Curb your consumption with Buy Nothing Day.


Documenting "The Cucumber Incident" an open letter to Carnie Wilson An interview with author/web diarist/Anne Heche impersonator Pamela Ribon The Golden Girls vs. Sex and the City quiz: Which Coppola are you? an annotated guide to boarding school movies


Telegenetics—A brief history of TV families Plus: Who let the family-values watchdogs out? Unmarried...With Children—The trials of the silver-screen single mom Hitting Where It Hurts—The uneasy marriage of domestic abuse and pop psychology. Plus: Hollywood's take on family violence Three's Company—A look at sisterhood in triplicate Exile on Main Street—An interview with graphic memoirist Marjane Satrapi Queer and Pleasant Danger—On the representational politics of the gayby boom

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