GUTS Canadian Feminist Magazine
September 26, 2014 1:32 PM   Subscribe

GUTS is a new online feminist magazine. Topics from the first two issues include Canadian feminist documentary filmmaking; feminist strategies for commemorating gender-based violence; "postfeminist" parliamentary political discourse; Canadian novelist Sheila Heti's genre-bender on women's relationships, How Should A Person Be?; women's paid and unpaid labour; institutionalized gender inequality in organized sport; Indigenous women, decolonization, and institutionalized racism. There's also a blog.
posted by hurdy gurdy girl (8 comments total) 30 users marked this as a favorite
 
Thanks for this post - I'd never have heard of GUTS otherwise. Just flipped through "How Should A Person Be?" on amazon and it's pretty charming. Off to read the Chelsea Vowel article.
posted by Nyakasikana at 4:15 PM on September 26, 2014 [1 favorite]


Do you have it?

Let's go to the scoreboard, Mo!
posted by inturnaround at 7:00 PM on September 26, 2014 [1 favorite]


Thanks! I wouldn't have known of this either. Let's hope it gets both traction and support.
posted by angiep at 7:22 PM on September 26, 2014


GUTS? Oh why such a name?

Of course it has my complete support, but I think the name unfortunate.
posted by jokeefe at 11:02 PM on September 26, 2014


This is awesome thanks!
posted by chapps at 11:34 PM on September 26, 2014


Interesting response to the name... Mine was different, it conjured the idea "she has guts" and also gettkngbinto the meaty discussion... The "guts" of feminist issues.
posted by chapps at 11:36 PM on September 26, 2014


I had a negative response to the name Guts at first too, but then I thought of it like chapps' response. It's growing on me!

I never would have heard of it either except I was searching for feminist Canadian writing on class issues and it came up. I hope it gains traction too--I like its sense of vigour and urgency.
posted by hurdy gurdy girl at 12:34 AM on September 27, 2014


I see the name as sort of poke in the eye to "BUST" and an alternative to "balls" as a non-gendered expression for bravery, so I salute it!
posted by onlyconnect at 12:15 PM on September 27, 2014


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