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Internet trolls, metalheads, dads long gone wild! Plus: Hipster chickens!

Letter from the HQ

Letters & Comments

Love It/Shove It

army Steals: The military's new curiosity in STEM education
relations perform: A Q&A with Victoria legislation and China Martens

The whinge List

||| On Stereotypes—Carrying the load of being strong

||| at the Wall—A rediscovered artist takes on gender and space

||| at the Page—Comics artist Gabrielle Bell dishes approximately her new picture novel

::: Co-opting the Coop: What's the genuine fee of homesteading's new hipness?

::: video game Changer—Why gaming tradition permits abuse...and how we will be able to cease it

::: domestic Run—How neoliberalism took over home-makeover shows

::: part the Story—When will Western documentaries become aware of they're utilizing the inaccurate lens?

::: The Audacity of Home—POOR Magazine's new paradigm of place

\\\ touring Lite—Why women's go back and forth memoirs get offered short

\\\ Canadian Gothic—Jen and Sylvia Soska's scary-fast ascent

\\\ Hardcore Persona—An excerpt from What Are You Doing right here? A Black Woman's existence and Liberation in Heavy Metal
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Adventures in Feministory Comics: Louise A. Boyd through Meags Fitzgerald

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If I had to make a prediction, I would say that in several years we will consider hiding behind the “unreality” of the Internet immature and socially unacceptable. ” More of us are making our reality manifest through the virtual world—whether it’s finding a job, finding love, or finding community—and it’s becoming increasingly senseless to say that what happens there is somehow illusory. It’s more than just a game, and for that we should all be thankful. com. Katherine Cross is a research assistant in Hunter College’s sociology department and is preparing doctoral research on gender identity formation in virtual worlds.

These makeoverees, in short, deserve a home makeover because they have successfully privatized social services. Indeed, what defines “deserving” was famously outlined in an e-mail from an ABC executive to network affiliates in 2006. The wish list for Extreme Makeover: Home Edition candidates, according to the show’s casting agent, included families containing a child with a serious, preferably rare, illness or families whose safety was compromised by home invasion or robbery. The home-makeover format thrives on “therebut-for-the-grace-of-God” situations, a fact noted by Gretchen Sisson in a 2011 Bitch Media blog post about the show: They aren’t looking for families that have struggled with poverty for years and just can’t save up enough money for a down payment.

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