The (Re)Vision Issue

Issue #65 | Winter 2015
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Tiny Dancers • Geek Girls • Beauty Busters • Plus: Weird Science!


BORN THIS WAY? Why an Evidence-Based Stance on Sex and Gender is Good for Science and for Feminism  |  by Cathleen O’Grady

JEANNIE’S AMERICAN DREAM: The Assimilation of a TV Icon  |  by Stephanie Abraham

LEVELING UP: Geek Women are Connecting More than Ever  |  by Jennifer K. Stuller

PASSING, PRESENT, FUTURE: The Intersectional Prescience of Nella Larsen’s 1929 Classic  |  by Nikki Hall

TRACK CHANGES: Editing Toward Equality  |  by Sarah Grey

KNOW & TELL: The Literary Renaissance of Trans Women Writers  |  by Katherine Cross

GIVING DIRECTION: Native Female Filmmakers are Calling the Shots  |  by Adele Oliveira

THEY’VE GOT THE BEAT: Surveying Girl Groups Through the Ages  |  by Hannah Steinkopf-Frank


BABES IN DANCELAND: When Did Competitive Dance Get So Sexy?  |  by Julia Jacobs

PRETTY UNNECESSARY: Taking Beauty out of Body Positivity  |  by Lindsay King-Miller

OUT OF STOCK: Bringing Aboriginal Peoples Back in the Picture  |  by Meg Crane


SISTERHOOD IS FASHIONABLE: Chanel’s Pop Feminism  |  by Niamh McIntyre
PAINT BY NUMBERS: Gallery Tally Tracks Gender Disparity  |  by Haili Jones Graff
NOT PLAYING AROUND: Sexual Assault in Multiplayer Online Games  |  by Annie Brown
MODEST FASHION: Changing the World One Skirt at a Time  |  by Naomi Extra
BITCH IN: Hoodsisters  |  by Jessica Langlois


ADVENTURES IN FEMINISTORY: Tanith Lee  |  by Hannah McLain


Afronauts by Margaret Howie
Reykjavíkurdaetur by Amelia Ayrelan Iuvino
Marian Engel by Margaret Howie
The Cruising Diaries by Tina Vasquez
Batgirl by Kelly Kanayama
Sparklefat by Hannah Steinkopf-Frank
Reagan Gomez by Camila Coddou
Texts from Jane Eyre by Kate Lesniak
Misspelled by Fabiola Ching
Growstuff by Ashley McAllister


Men: Notes from an Ongoing Investigation (Laura Kipnis) by Heather Seggel
Excavation: A Memoir (Wendy Ortiz) by Tina Vasquez
Icon (Amy Scholder, Ed.) by Becky Peterson
From the Dance Hall to Facebook: Teens Girls, Mass Media, and Moral Panic in the United States, 1905-2010 (Shayla Thiel-Stern) by Kelsey Irving Beson
Clothes, Music, and Boys (Viv Albertine) by Alyxandra Vesey
A Cup of Water Under My Bed (Daisy Hernández) by Tope Fadiran Charlton
Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights (Katha Pollitt) by Anna Hamilton
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory (Caitlin Doughty) by Candace Opper
Man Alive: A True Story of Violence, Forgiveness, and Becoming a Man (Thomas Page McBee) by Wendy Elisheva Somerson


Quetzanimales (Quetzal) by Alley Pezanoski-Browne
Heartleap (Vashti Bunyan) by Robyn Caster
Myrkur (Murkur) by Laina Dawes
The Light in Me (Jackie Venson) by Katie Presley
Southside Desire (Southside Desire) by Emilly Prado
Dizzy Spells and Garden Talk (The Potential Lunatics) by Abeni Moreno


Advanced Style (Directors: Lina Plioplyte and Ari Seth Cohen) by Andi Zeisler
Illusions (Director: Julie Dash) by Nijla Mu’Min
Feminist: Stories from Women’s Liberation (Director: Jennifer Lee) by Amelia Ayrelan Iuvino
Kismet (Director: Nina Maria Paschalidou) by Oktay Ege Kozak
Private Violence (Director: Cynthia Hill) by Alissa Chadburn

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