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In This Issue

All the Beautiful Girls

Sylvie Rancourt’s memoir from her time as a stripper was censored and seized when it came out in the 1980s. Shannon Tien on a long-deserved English translation of Melody: Story of a Nude Dancer.

Law V. Lust

Canada’s new prostitution act is supposed to keep workers safe, but many in the profession say it puts them in danger. As Arielle Piat-Sauvé reports, the fight to sell sex safely is far from over.

More Than Words

Our education system isn’t designed to help second-generation Canadians retain non-official languages. Chantal Braganza on why losing a mother tongue is akin to losing a part of yourself.

Twin Peaked

Don’t get too excited for the reboot of David Lynch’s cult series, Maija Kappler warns. The show was tired before it got cancelled the first time.

Herd Mentality

Why does sexism take over Calgary’s streets during Stampede season? Lyndsie Bourgon investigates gender roles in Canada’s Wild West.

Jerry Rigged

It’s easy not to be the butt of the joke when you’re the one writing it. Adam Nayman on how Seinfeld’s comedic brilliance relied on a privileged perspective.