My husband spun our friend Kim’s two-year-old son in the air while she and I sat at the kitchen table to enjoy a few moments of respite from Thanksgiving dinner preparations. As I bit into a reject cookie, burned on the bottom, squeals erupted from the living room.
Issue Number Archives: 38
Because it exposed me to prejudice and violence, my gender was the main thing I was trying to eradicate when I became a teenaged Christian fundamentalist. From a Saskatchewan farm, of Mennonite and Ukrainian heritage, I had no choice but to believe what the patriarchal world was telling me: girls were lesser; they carried the […]
Saskatoon writer Wes Funk died tragically on October 9, 2015, at the age of forty-six. Of Mennonite descent, Wes grew up gay in rural Saskatchewan. Because of, and probably in spite of, his experiences, he possessed a heart of huge compassion, energy, and enthusiasm for everything he loved best—the senior citizens and writers he worked […]