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On the Record—Kathleen Hanna talks concerning the grrrl she used to be and the lady she is now | Sarah Mirk
On the Counter—The slow-roasted sexism of strong point espresso | Lisa Knisely
On the Table—Did women's lib particularly kill the selfmade meal? | Sarah-Jane Stratford
Craving the Other—One woman's pork with cultural appropriation. | Soleil Ho
Growing Pains: Why hard work is the true foodstuff stream we should always be being attentive. | s.e. smith
Feast Your Eyes—Nine artists encouraged via nutrients. | Various
Clip Artists—Women, paintings, and severe couponing. | Adrienne Rose Johnson
Redefined Palate—Sistah Vegan Project's Breeze Harper dishes on conscious consuming. | Vera Chang
Eating Out—Real speak with Meaty's Samantha Irby. | J.J. Keith
The Cellophane Ceiling—The gender dynamics of ability and serving on nutrients television. | Kate Forbes
And She Was—The tale of the best lady workforce you've by no means heard of. | Lindsay Zoladz
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Adventures in Feministory Comics: Queen Ka'ahumanu Emi Gennis
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