The author relates his experience of informal barbering and the role of the barber as a listener.
Body Rhetoric and Clothing
Protests and Pandemic: The Masks of Black Lives Matter
The wearing of facial coverings during the COVID-19 pandemic that comment upon the “Black Lives Movement” mark their wearers as part of a collective, united movement.
Body Rhetoric: A Study in Lesbian Coding
Laude documents the non-verbal codes for lesbian communities in the Mid-Western United States.
Lesbian Code: Dyke Spotting in Heteropatriarchyland
Alix Dobkin is a singer songwriter. Her piece is about the identity markers used by the lesbian community. The essay includes one of her songs.