The Micro/Macro Issue

Issue #59 | Summer 2013
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ALL HAIL THE QUEEN? What do Our Perceptions of Beyonce’s Feminism Say About Us?  |  by Tamara Winfrey Harris

LENS CRAFTING: How Frames Change the Way We Read the News  |  by Sarah Brown

REVISITING THE RIOT: An Interview with Punk Veteran Mimi Thi Nguyen  |  by Tina Vasquez

HOUSEBOUND: Why the Dollhouse Metaphor Remains So Indelible  |  by Gretchen Sisson

DARK HABITS: American Horror Story: Asylum and the Gothic-Nun Tradition  |  by Lauren Naturale

PREP TALK: The Literary Legacy of British Boarding-School Books  |  by Jane Bradley

WRITTEN OFF: Why aren’t Black Female Screenwriters Getting Their Due?  |  by Nijla Mu’Min

HOPELESS ROMANTICS: The Safe Sexuality of Boy-Band Mania  |  by Victoria Bekiempis


SIZED UP: Why Fat is a Queer and a Feminist Issue | by Anna Mollow

DANCING AROUND THE ISSUE: Idle No More Activists are Speaking—But are the Government and Media Listening? | By Christina Gray

RISE OF THE PENIS PIÑATA: The Big Business of Bachelorette Parties | by Madeline Grimes


ILLEGAL OUTFIT: Urban Outfitters Stalls in Court  |  by Kelsey Wallace
BILLS, BILLS, BILLS: How Even Failed Abortion-Restriction Laws are a Right-Wing Win  |  by Sarah Mirk
GAMING THE SYSTEM: Are Women-Led Games D.O.A.?  |  by Katherine Cross
CRUZ CONTROL: A Bronx Artist Comes Home  |  by Rachel Bryson Brockmann
PHONE IT IN: A New App Talks Back  |  by Holly Kearl
SUIT UP: The Boom in Butch Fashion  |  by Keph Senett
BITCH IN: Women on Waves  |  by Hannah Forman


ADVENTURES IN FEMINISTORY: Gyo Fujikawa  |  by Andi Zeisler


Tara Books by Ashley McAllister
Potty Talk by Katie Presley
She Shreds by Allison Curtis
This is an Emergency by Emilly Prado
SWV by Arne Gjelten
The World Will Follow Joy by Kate Lesniak
Bough Down by Katie Haegele
Heels on Wheels Roadshow by Mary Creighton
Myriam Gurba by Tina Vasquez
Resource Generation by Hannah Forman


Writing Beyond Race: Living Theory and Practice (bell hooks) by J. Victoria Sanders
Screw Everyone: Sleeping My Way to Monogamy (Ophira Eisenberg) by Candace Opper
Spectacular Wickedness: Sex, Race, and Memory in Storyville, New Orleans (Emily Epstein Landau) by Katie Presley
Beyond Belief: The Secret Lives of Women in Extreme Religions (Susan Tive and Cami Ostman, Eds.) by Brittany Shoot
The Child Catchers: Rescue, Trafficking, and the New Gospel of Adoption (Kathryn Joyce) by Katura Reynolds
Wrecked (Charlotte Roche) by Nina Lary 
Scotch Verdict: The Real-Life Story that Inspired “The Children’s Hour” (Lillian Faderman) by Hiya Swanhuyser
Orgasmology (Annamarie Jagose) by Ela Przybylo
The Feminist Porn Book: The Politics of Producing Pleasure (Tristan Taormino, Celine Parrenas Shimizu, Constance Penley, Mireille Miller-Young, Eds.) by Crystal Erickson


Year One (Holly Hunt) by Erica Landau
We Are the Lucky Ones (TECLA ) by Emilly Prado
Kid Face (Samantha Crain) by Heather Seggel
Islands & Islands (Misfit Mod) by Stephanie Nolasco 
Queen Feel [Deluxe] (JusMoni and WD4D) by Caitlin Wood 
Crystal Anis (The Liminanas) by Alley Pezanoski-Browne
The Captain’s Daughter (Eight Bells) by Leah Sottile 
“Hunter” B/W “Shine Down” (Is Is) by Mac Pogue
Sock It To Me (Colleen Green) by Emilly Prado 
Feeder (Raisa K) by Alley Pezanoski-Browne


Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer (Directors: Mike Lerner and Maxim Pozdorovkin) by Courtney Sheehan
The Source Family (Directors: Maria Demopoulos and Jodi Wille) by Andi Zeisler 
Young & Wild (Director: Marialy Rivas) by Sarah Mirk
Oma & Bella (Director: Alexa Karolinski) by Victoria Bekiempis
Meet the Fokkens (Directors: Rob Schroder and Gabrielle Provaas) by Victoria Bekiempis
See You Next Tuesday (Director: Drew Tibia) by Maya Dusenbery
Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines (Director: Kristy Guevara Flanagan) by Andi Zeisler
May in the Summer (Director: Cherien Dabis) by Rhienna Renée Guedry 
Venus and Serena (Directors: Maiken Baird and Michelle Major) by Jonanna Widner

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