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Is UBC's new sexual assault policy enough? | Jun 23 2016 | Emily Blake | UBC has recently released the draft of their stand-alone sexual assault policy but there are questions over whether it can adequately address complaints.
All-woman newspaper in Jordan powers social change in local communities | Jun 21 2016 | Yusur Al Bahrani | Twenty-five women journalists and reporters work on a publication in Zarqa reporting on several issues under tight deadlines.
Vancouver residents and women's groups demand mayor enforces the law criminalizing johns | Jun 16 2016 | Meghan Murphy | On June 14, almost 100 people gathered at City Hall to protest Gregor Robertson's lack of action on prostitution in Vancouver.
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A benefit system disadvantaging Canada's poorest children | Jun 14 2016 | Teuila Fuatai | EI's maternity benefits system favours mothers from higher-earning families. Teuila Fuatai speaks to Brock University researcher Lindsey McKay about why.
Andi Zeisler's 'We Were Feminists Once' co-opts the very movement it purports to mourn | Jun 9 2016 | Meghan Murphy | 'We Were Feminist Once' decontextualizes the radical arguments that support Andi Zeisler's thesis.
Stanford rapist just one more man who thinks he's entitled to women's bodies | Jun 9 2016 | Emily Blake | It's a piss poor verdict, but there's still something we can take away from the Stanford rape case.
Stay focused on women | Jun 9 2016 | Nora Loreto, Sarah Beuhler | How long does it take for a woman's compelling, powerful and tragic statement of her rape by an elite white athlete to become all about the men? About two days.
Twin cases of Brock Turner and Jasmine Richards expose deep inequalities of U.S. justice system | Jun 9 2016 | Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The two cases could not be more starkly different, nor could they, together, better illustrate the vast disparities across race and class lines in the American system of justice.
A heavy tale lightly told: Mona Awad's '13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl' | Jun 9 2016 | Sarah Hipworth | The clever, substantial and slyly feminist novel "13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl" takes a deep look at beauty norms and society's perception of women through the eyes of Lizzie/Beth/Elizabeth/Liz.
Francisca Valenzuela. Photo by Rhianna Cooper
UpROAR: A special episode on women and music festivals | Jun 8 2016 | Charlene Sayo | Host Charlene Sayo talks with American-Chilean singer Francisca Valenzuela and Project SoundCheck consultant Kira-Lynn Ferderber about feminism and rape culture at music festivals.
Let's talk about girls and sex | Jun 2 2016 | Sarah Innis | Girls (or young women) and sex. It's a huge, complex and controversial topic. Author Peggy Orenstein gets to the heart of the issue: what messages are girls receiving and what are they actually doing?
PODCAST: Max Dashu reveals the suppressed truth behind the witch hunts (and the implications for women today) | Jun 2 2016 | Meghan Murphy | Meghan Murphy speaks with feminist historian, Max Dashu, about the gendered impacts of the witch-hunts.

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Hooters set to open in downtown Mtl - fight misogyny! bagkitty said... I was wondering where in downtown Montreal... then I followed the link - Crescent Street, all is...
Rethinking sexual assault laws in Canada kropotkin1951 said... I am really tired of the debate in the other thread so I am opening a new thread that is not...
Ghomeshi lawyer says Tom Mulcair is shopping for votes by exploiting his case for political gain terrytowel said... After the Ghomeshi verdict NDP leader Tom Mulcair tweeted Today, and every day, #Ibelievesurvivors...
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Husband of the Chief of Staff to PM Justin Trudeau Gives Up His Career To Support Hers terrytowel said... Katie Telford is only the second woman to be Chief of Staff to a Prime Minister in Canada (the...
NDP candidate said he is personally against same sex marriage and abortion takeitslowly said... “If I win, it will be easier. As a group, when we tell them, they definitely have to listen,”...
City o Vancouver Sex Work Guidelines...YAY!!! mark_alfred said... Good to hear. in
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