82: M(other)hood

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This issue of Bad Subjects: Political Education for Everyday Life (http://bad.eserver.org/) provides insight into the many political, social, and cultural aspects of women's lives.
82: M(other)hood Introduction: M(other)hood's Moms, Activists, Artists, and Betty Ford
Tamara Watkins & Mike Mosher
This issue provides insights into many political, social, and cultural aspects of women's lives.
82: M(other)hood Changing Housework: Feminist Art and the "Universal" Housewife
Molly Hankwitz
To take on patriarchal culture and the conventional domains of men, as second wave feminists made their challenge, was to reject the default position of housewife and mother that capitalist values, market interests and privatization pushed them into.
82: M(other)hood Design + Occupy UC Davis: an Intervention
Glenda Drew
That one’s personally made sign could be seen by a global audience solidified the value of original graphics in a digital age, and underlined the important relationship between design and dissent.
82: M(other)hood Women War Resisters: Oral Histories, Contemporary Visions
Rosalie G. Riegle.
Women have always resisted war. Courageous civil disobedience actions disrupt their lives and often mean long jail or prison terms.
82: M(other)hood Kathryn Wins Big, but Hollywood Still Hurts for Female Directors
Alison Ross
I have had to remind myself that some people allow themselves to be cowed by smart, feisty femmes, while they raise men of a similar mien to god-like status.
82: M(other)hood A Happy Childhood: Identity and Anxiety During Pregnancy
Becky Cooper
I’m not used to being afraid of so much. My sense of self as a fully empowered woman has taken a few blows. Is this what motherhood is?
82: M(other)hood 3pm
Margaret Jamieson
You will have to learn, piece by piece, what your body and his body are capable of, what science knows and what other women have discovered.
82: M(other)hood The Morning
Kelly Argyle
Post-partum incontinence is common enough to have doctors who specialize in fixing it.
82: M(other)hood The Lading
Johanna Hibbard
I know a woman who used to do my job. Won't do it now. She's afraid of driving over the bridges.
82: M(other)hood Does Dove Really Love Our Humps?
Jennifer Flynn, Amanda Waterman, Nate Garrelts
When read in the current American cultural context, what passes on the surface as a redefinition of beauty, is in many ways subtly reaffirming the dominant and damaging trope of the 20th century that says the female body is imperfect unless it is sculpted to meet cultural and commercial needs.
82: M(other)hood A Woman Is More Than The Contents Of Her Uterus
S.L. Weitmare
Women's personal lives are fodder for public debate and comment. The time has come for women to stand up, speak out, and no longer allow others to make decisions for them.
82: M(other)hood White Queen of Detroit: Niagara's Torrent Upon Her Rock-Solid Guys (Part 1)
Mike Mosher
The artist Niagara’s career can be mapped in collaborations with her three husbands, a torrent of persona, performance, and painting.
82: M(other)hood White Queen of Detroit: Niagara's Torrent Upon Her Rock-Solid Guys (Part 2)
Mike Mosher
The artist Niagara’s career can be mapped in collaborations with her three husbands, a torrent of persona, performance, and painting.
82: M(other)hood “Borrowing Bella for the Weekends”: Abusive Boyfriends, Paternalism, and Narrative in Twilight
Tamara Watkins
Twilight is not just the story of an interspecies love triangle. It is also an exploration of the myriad ways our culture encourages women to be submissive and subordinate their needs and wills to those of the men in their lives.
82: M(other)hood Portfolio: Tool Women
Andrea Ondish
All in a day's work for her, and her, and her.
82: M(other)hood Portfolio: New Jersey Children, Woman
Francesca Palazzola
Sad eyes, laughter and sweet days.
82: M(other)hood Portfolio: Holding Hands from Solitary Confinement
Sara Jo Pender
Left with not an STD, but a 110 year sentence for my boyfriend's crimes of murder.
82: M(other)hood The Activist & Her Motivation
Myrrh
Cartoons from her 2011 collection THE TRUTH.
82: M(other)hood Push and Push Back
Geoff Schindler
 
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