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Help Fund the Position Primer: Let's empower Toronto voters! | Jul 29 2014 | A tool in production by Women in Toronto Politics to help voters see what their candidate stands for in the upcoming Toronto election
Changing laws and unchanging statistics: Rape and rape laws in India | Jul 28 2014 | Victoria Fenner | A talk by Poonam Kathuria of the Society for Women's Action and Training Initiatives in Gujarat, India, about the changes in rape laws in India over the past 20 years.
Photo: flickr/PJ Starr
Sex work, rights and health: Bill C-36's glaring omission | Jul 28 2014 | Sandra Ka Hon Chu | A new study launched at the International AIDS Conference concludes that decriminalizing sex work could avert nearly one-third of new HIV infections among sex workers and their clients.
In conversation with Alex Cu Unjieng | Jul 28 2014 | The F Word | Carissa Ropponen speaks with Alex Cu Unhing, a feminist visual artist and printmaker about her fun and provocative art.
Photo: flickr/Andrew_Writer
Sexism in tech: An overheard conversation about discrimination against women | Jul 25 2014 | Lyndsay Kirkham | When Lyndsay Kirkham overheard a conversation between two men in the tech industry discussing women's roles in the workplace, the blatant discrimination and sexism didn't seem all that surprising.
Feminist comedy | Jul 24 2014 | The F Word | Nicole and Ellie explore the ways comedy can be used to highlight social injustices rather than perpetuate the status quo.
Dr. Jennifer Gardy on women in science and sexism in the media | Jul 24 2014 | Andrew Sayo, Charlene Sayo, Eirene Cloma | In this episode, Dr. Jennifer Gardy talks about women in science, sexism in the media, public health and the future of science research.
"Be a Good Girl" - Tania Willard
Indigenous women and two-spirited people unite to decolonize the People's Island | Jul 24 2014 | Âpihtawikosisân, Tania Willard | Indigenous women and two-spirited peoples work not to attain gender equality, but rather to restore Indigenous nationhood, which includes gender equality and respect for gender fluidity.
Sharon and David
Apartners film delves into trend of committed couples living apart | Jul 22 2014 | June Chua | The film Apart♡ners takes a peek at the lives of people who are in committed relationships, including married couples, who choose to live apart.
Photo source: Lana Payne
Powerful, influential, transformative: How one woman's campaign team transformed the CLC | Jul 18 2014 | Meg Borthwick | This year's CLC convention saw women play a pivotal role in determining the outcome of the convention. Here, several women labour union leaders weigh in on the transformative experience.
Photo: flickr/Nic Redhead
Does Bill C-36 really bestow dignity and human rights upon anyone? | Jul 17 2014 | Erica Obsession | By conflating human dignity with the discouragement of sex work, the government is implying that it is only by exiting the industry that a sex worker can attain self-worth.
Feminism and Christianity | Jul 17 2014 | The F Word | Discussion of the image of woman in the Christian creation myth and negotiating the development of feminist consciousness within a Christian community.

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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...
Rape and conjugal violence jokes from (my neighbourhood) Montréal bar Otavano said... lagatta wrote: This place is in my neighbourhood - right next to Nutranimo pet food shop and across...
The "Nordic Model" of prostitution law is a myth.... susan davis said... because this article meant nothing...these people are wrong...right abolitionist faithful? all the...
Hi from an american with a question bagkitty said... Welcome squeezeplay. strangely enough I think the first place you might want to look is the...
Female Tory MP asks why NDP women don't wear jackets like the men terrytowel said... Ms. Jinny Jogindera Sims:  Just to that point, before I proceed with my speaking, I'm very...
Helen Kennedy joins Liberal party Unionist said... Of course she's a turncoat. A traitor. What's so hard to understand? Next baiting thread, please. in

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