The Home & Away Issue

Issue #27 | Winter 2005
$4.00 print | $4.00 digital


SENTENCED TO OBSCURITY: The Unseen World of Women Behind Bars | Anna Clark

CHANGE OF A DRESS: Multiple Meanings of Religious Clothing | Danya Ruttenberg

TEE AND SYMPATHY: A New Front in the Pro-Choice Battle | Rebecca Hyman

MAISON D'ETRE: Eight Artists Reimagine Domesticity | Compiled by Lauren O'Neill-Butler

WISH YOU WERE HERE: Five Writers on Travel and Agency | Rachel Fudge, Stephanie Elizondo Griest, Colleen McDonald, Soraya Roberts, and Heather Seggel


OPEN LETTER: Dear America | Bee Lavender

TEEN MEAN FIGHTING MACHINE: Why Does the Media Love a Certain Flavor of Female Aggression? | Gabrielle Moss

PERIOD PIECES: The Last Taboo of Reality TV | Wendy Weiner

HOME IS WHERE THE CARDIO IS: The New Housework Workout | Sarah McCormic

HAMBURGER HELPERS: The New All-American Diet by Justine Sharrock


Veiled Meanings: Islamic Dress in Newspaper Cartoons by Kecia Ali
You Gotta Have Faith by Cara Bedick
The Jane Petty Criticism Corner: Special Intern Dispatch! by Miranda Featherstone
Bend It Like Becky by Lisa Nuss
When Dove Tries by Andi Zeisler
Compulsory Publishing Watch: Suede by Katie Cercone
The L Word by Keely Savoie
Playing Dead by Elizabeth Clark
And Her Name Is Veronice by Rachel Fudge
The Heal World by Melissa Howard
Gamegirl Is the Centerfold by Rebecca Onion


Benjamin Smoke by Andrea Feldman
Coffee-Shop Crushes by Katie Cercone
Dansko Clogs by Kathleen Collins
Kitty Forman by Debbie Rasmussen
James Franco by Juliana Tringali
The Handmaid's Tale by Juliana Tringali
Roger Hargreaves by Cheryl Taruc
Lil Pocketknife by Rachel Fudge
Miss Media by Juliet Eastland
Pop Vultures by Rebecca Onion
Pussy Pucker Pots by Debbie Rasmussen
Sewing by Rachel Fudge
Sisters of '77 by Lisa Jervis
Slice by Andi Zeisler
USB Flash Drives by Shauna Swartz by Lisa Jervis



Undivided Rights: Women of Color Organize for Reproductive Justice (Jael Silliman, Marlene Gerber Fried, Loretta Rossa, Elena Gutiérrez) by Puck Wildfire
Selling Women Short: The Landmark Battle for Workers' Rights at Wal-Mart (Liza Featherstone) by Rachel Fudge
Grassroots: A Field Guide for Feminist Activism (Jennifer Baumgardner and Amy Richards) by Courtney E. Martin
The Letter of Mina Harker and Pink Steam (Dodie Bellamy) by Julia Bloch
Carmen Dog (Carol Emshwiller) by Nirmala Nataraj
Star: A Novel (Pamela Anderson) by Jen Maher
Get Crafty: Hip Home Ec (Jean Railla) by B. Helen Carnhoops
Fatal Distraction (Sonja Ahlers) by Andi Zeisler
Dialogue: The Fine Art of Conversation (Mark Murphy, Ed.) by Rachel Fudge
The Essential Hip Mama: Writing from the Cutting Edge of Parenting (Ariel Gore, Ed.) by Rachel Fudge
Mamaphonic: Balancing Motherhood and Other Creative Acts (Bee Lavender and Maia Rossini, Eds.) by Rachel Fudge


Funeral (The Arcade Fire) by Anna Giuliani
Hidden Vagenda (Kimya Dawson) by Kimberly Chun
Universal Audio (Delgados) by Anna Giuliani
Land of Milk and Honey (Eliza Gilkyson) by Julie Craig
Remember Who I Am (Girlyman) by Julie Craig
This Week (Jean Grae) by Cyndi Elliott
The Exorcist (Ill Ease) by Cyndi Elliott
This Island (Le Tigre) by Kimberly Chun
The Laughing Stock of Indie Rock (Solex) by Ben Bush
Culture for Pigeon (Tracy + the Plastics) by Kimberly Chun
She Like Electric (Smoosh) by Jim Burlingame
Sunset on Dateland (Visqueen) by Anna Giuliani
Nancy Sinatra (Nancy Sinatra) by Rita Hao

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