Winter 2023 : Bodies
Table of Contents
In DepthExplore Section
From the Editors
The “Bodies” Issue
In her first issue as YES! Magazine’s Executive Editor, Evette Dionne invites us to consider what we must shift within ourselves to make space for true equity.Read more
Transforming Ourselves to Transform the World
Five activists share how shifting their relationships with their own bodies helped them build community.Nicole Froio
The Haenyeo and the Sea: Diving As Community-Led Resistance
This matriarchal Korean society overcomes crises united as a single body.
The Black Mothering Body, Fortified
In creating new life, Black mothers must overcome medical malpractice and social unsafety together.
La Lucha Sigue: Lessons From Latin America’s Abortion Victories
Abortion advocates reeling from the end of Roe v. Wade can look to Mexico, Colombia, and Argentina for perspective, strategy, and hope.
La Lucha Sigue: Lecciones de Las Victorias de Las Mujeres Latinoamericanas Por el Derecho al Aborto
Defensoras del aborto, desanimadas por la anulación de la sentencia en el caso “Roe vs. Wade”, que establecía el derecho constitucional al aborto, pueden dirigir sus miradas hacia México, Colombia y Argentina para obtener perspectiva, redefinir estrategias y recobrar esperanzas.
Ramping Up Fashion’s Accessible Future
The fashion industry is designing adaptable clothing for disabled people, but is that enough to undo the industry’s ableism?
Queering the Good Death
When it comes to protecting chosen family, LGBTQ couples face unique struggles.
Solutions We LoveExplore Section
Healing Trauma Through Drama
Therapeutic drama therapy opens the door to healing through performance.
Just the Facts
The “Obesity Crisis” Is a Fatphobic Myth
Fatness is treated as a moral failure, but the facts show it is all systemic.
People We Love
Ink Outside the Lines
Although tattoo art has origins in communities of color, today it is largely a white-dominated field in the U.S. Three tattoo artists of color share their views of the changing field.
Culture ShiftExplore Section
Jamal Jordan embraces the unique and profound beauty of aging LGBTQ couples.
Jonathan P. Higgins
A Dalit American leader offers a profound meditation on the violence of caste apartheid, pathways to abolition, and collective healing.
All the Sexy Older Ladies
From “Hacks” to “Queen Sugar,” pop culture begins spotlighting the sexuality of women over 50.