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Ursula Franklin a pioneer feminist, pacifist, scientist and social justice fighter | Jul 25 2016 | Judy Rebick | Ursula Franklin's brilliance, courage and kindness were in equal measure. She helped to shape feminism in Canada ensuring that it was also a movement for peace and justice.
The integral role of Indigenous women's knowledge | Jul 21 2016 | Kahente Horn-Miller | 'Living on the Land: Indigenous Women's Understanding of Place' examines how patriarchy, gender and colonialism have shaped the experiences and knowledge of Indigenous women. Read an excerpt here.
Radicalizing body positivity politics | Jul 20 2016 | Scott Neigh | Tameera Mohamed talks about the radical, intersectional, body positivity of Our Resilient Bodies.
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Beyond cabinet parity: Gender equity requires less talk, more legislation | Jul 19 2016 | Sophia Reuss | Justin Trudeau's "Because it's 2015" feminism has a lot of political currency. But is all this rhetoric really addressing a huge issue in Canadian politics: the parliamentary gender gap?
Web manosphere and revolt of the beta-men | Jul 17 2016 | Aoife Cooke | There's a geeky new sexism espoused by the gender-fluid generation says Irish journalist Angela Nagle.
False Choices: The Faux Feminism of Hillary Rodham Clinton | Jul 16 2016 | Redeye Collective | If Hillary Clinton is elected, she will be the first woman president in U.S. history. Major women's organizations have endorsed her. A new book raises questions about Clinton's commitment to feminism.
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Pussy, Pride and police: From bathhouses to Black Lives Matter | Jul 15 2016 | Lyla Miklos | "Pride is political. It always has been." Lyla Miklos' powerful essay on experiencing the Pussy Palace raid in 2000 and marching in Toronto Pride in 2016.
Emily Ratajkowski and Naomi Wolf team up to sell Playboy feminism | Jul 13 2016 | Meghan Murphy | There is a difference between feeling sexual and being sexualized, but Emily Ratajkowski and Naomi Wolf don't seem to realize that.
Women and the Brexit referendum | Jul 12 2016 | Frieda Werden | Backers of Brexit are not ignorant -- and neither are their opponents.
Link between intimate partner violence and mass killings | Jul 12 2016 | Redeye Collective | Following the mass shooting in an Orlando nightclub, family members said the shooter had no record of previous hate crimes. But that depends on how you categorize domestic violence.
Six ways to support the work of Black Lives Matter across Canada this week | Jul 10 2016 | Allies and community, let's keep the momentum going!
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If you need to watch rape in order to know it's bad, you're part of rape culture | Jul 8 2016 | Paniz Khosroshahy | A new documentary inspired by the Brock Turner case argues that "seeing is believing" when it comes to rape. But it's really just trauma porn.

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