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Interview: Eliza Robertson talks #CanLit | Nov 27 2014 | Emma Morgan-Thorp | Are Canadian writers defined by their Canadianness? What does the genre of CanLit even defined as any more? Who should you read? Eliza Robertson answers all these and more!
Chaos theory: Rapper Ana Tijoux on art, feminism, 'garbage culture' and chaotic resistance | Nov 27 2014 | Andrew Sayo, Charlene Sayo, Eirene Cloma | The politically charged rapper discusses the hyper-sexualization of women, political art, the Chilean student movement and more.
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Bill C-36's negative impact on racialized and migrant sex workers | Nov 26 2014 | Elene Lam | The criticism of Bill C-36 has been well documented. And, we need to continue to examine its effects especially on racialized and migrant sex workers.
The media keeps referring to Ghomeshi's abuse as 'non-consensual' like that's a thing | Nov 26 2014 | Meghan Murphy | There is no such thing as "consensual sexual assault" so what is the purpose of referring to Ghomeshi's abuse as "non-consensual?"
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#BeenRapedNeverReported: I refuse to stay silent | Nov 25 2014 | Mary Ann Davis | Mary Ann spoke out on twitter about her experience with sexual assault using the hashtag #BeenRapedNeverReported. Here is her story.
In business, as in politics, women's voices matter | Nov 25 2014 | Kaity Cooper | Why women's voices matter in politics, business and media and who is responsible for making them heard. Reflections on a talk by Kim Campbell, Canada's first and only woman Prime Minister.
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When a woman is no longer silent | Nov 25 2014 | Chantal Bilulu | For Héritiers de la Justice, the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence is a great opportunity to empower Congolese women to speak out about sexual violence and to awaken their fellow sisters.
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Midwives are the solution to Alberta's maternity care crisis | Nov 25 2014 | Marcelle Kosman | Alberta's underfunding of midwifery services forces the majority of low-risk pregnancies into the hospital system. As a result, maternity care is in crisis province-wide.
Cabinet to proceed with legislation criminalizing johns in Republic of Ireland | Nov 25 2014 | Meghan Murphy | The Republic of Ireland joins a growing number of countries opting to criminalize the purchase of sex.
Shameless Magazine celebrates 10th anniversary | Nov 25 2014 | Redeye Collective | Shameless Magazine is an independent Canadian voice for young women and trans youth. It's run by volunteers and guided by a feminist and anti-racist approach.
Safe Spaces for ALL in Toronto | Nov 24 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | November 25th marks one year since we launched the demand for 24 hour women and trans drop-in spaces following the brutal sexual assault of a homeless woman twice in one night at Dundas and Sherbourne
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Safety for some, violence for the poor: Five reasons to support feminist action | Nov 24 2014 | Liisa Schofield | Tomorrow is the International Day to Eliminate Violence Against Women. If you're wondering why you should support feminist action on this issue, here are some good reasons.

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CBC cuts Jian Ghomeshi loose NorthReport said... CBC cuts ties with Jian Ghomeshi after receiving “information” about Q hostPublic broadcaster has...
MB Director for right-wing fundamentalist Christian organization acclaimed as PC canadiate in Radisson ghoris said... The Tories' stupidity knows no bounds. Way to appeal to urban voters, guys. They *might* have been...
Oscar Pistorius gets five years for killing girlfriend 6079_Smith_W said... Also disgusting that his lawyer played the "wouldn't do well in prison" card that is always used...
The oppression of women in Canada lagatta said... Hi Pondering, what happened to your post? in
Former CCF leader & feminist Therese Casgrain Volunteer Award Renamed PM Award alan smithee said... Megalomaniac? Check. Empororer? Check. Asshole? Huge gaping one. in
Peter MacKay says women's bond with children prevents their becoming judges fortunate said... Well, is anyone surprised?    in
Liberation feminism Pondering said... Quote:“Feminists’ arguments have never historically stood only on their own,” she said. “They’ve...
#NotAllMen and derailing feminist conversations Pondering said... I was led to this a topic through an article relating to notallmen, but it also pertained to other...
Nordic Model - Claimed successes and Documented Effects susan davis said... no comments? about the swedish governments admited failures...? surprise suprise......just because...

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