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A dangerous manipulation: The Cosby Show and its Huxtable persona | Jul 24 2015 | Rick Salutin | There's nothing illegal about propagandizing for the status quo, as The Cosby Show did, but it may have done serious damage anyway, like its star's sexual behaviour.
Over 400 women's groups & advocates sign letter protesting Amnesty International's position on prostitution | Jul 24 2015 | Meghan Murphy | Amnesty International has drafted a policy proposal that supports the full decriminalization of the sex industry and many are unhappy.
Patriarchy, male entitlement and capitalist greed killed Amy Winehouse, not boozing | Jul 22 2015 | Meghan Murphy | What the newly released documentary about Amy Winehouse shows is not a helpless addict but an individualistic and uncompassionate culture.
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Canadian restaurant industry shaken, but not stirred, by spotlight on sexual harassment | Jul 21 2015 | Joshua Davidson | Kate Burnham made headlines when she decided to sue her former employer for an ongoing slate of sexual harassment incidents over a span of 16 months.
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Best and worst cities to be a woman in Canada: How is B.C. doing? | Jul 16 2015 | Iglika Ivanova | "The Best and Worst Places to be a Woman In Canada 2015" ranks Canada's 25 biggest cities based on the gaps in how men and women are faring in five key areas. Iglika Ivanova surveys the results.
ACSEXE+: Talking disability and sexuality in Montreal | Jul 15 2015 | Scott Neigh | Aimee Louw and Charli Lessard talk about a new project in Montreal that deals with questions of disability and sexuality.
$10-a-day child care: Smart public policy whose time has come | Jul 14 2015 | Iglika Ivanova | Imagine if the B.C. government put as much energy and effort into solving B.C.'s child-care crisis as it does in promoting LNG.
Constance Backhouse discusses the Dal Dentistry report & why 'locker room talk' matters | Jul 10 2015 | Meghan Murphy | Meghan Murphy speaks with Constance Backhouse, chair of the Task Force on Misogyny, Sexism, and Homophobia in the Faculty of Dentistry about rape culture on campus.
FIFA World Cup exception to lack of coverage of women's sport | Jul 10 2015 | Redeye Collective | The 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup attracted millions of viewers worldwide. But now that it's over, women athletes will once again disappear from our screens.
'No-platforming': Is dissension violence? | Jul 6 2015 | Frieda Werden | Who has the right to silence whom in Britain's universities and beyond?
A happy Canada Day would be a Harper-free Canada! This week's blogs roundup | Jul 3 2015 | Lenée Son | Canada Day under Harper is a dud. A happy Canada is a Harper-free Canada. This week's blogs roundup.
Two become one
When two become one... NOT | Jul 2 2015 | Laura Brightwell | Let's stop inviting friends to events via their partners, people.

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"Ni una menos" acting against femicide in Argentina quizzical said... something like this has to happen here. i'm so sick of hearing the news and hearing another woman...
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