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Is 'natural' better when it comes to birth? An interview with Dr. Amy Tuteur | Aug 1 2014 | Meghan Murphy | Meghan Murphy speaks with Dr. Amy Tuteur about her critiques of the natural birth movement.
Photo: waltarrrrr/flickr
Is it time for a Canadian 'daddy month'? | Aug 1 2014 | Kate McInturff | What makes for happy families? It turns out parents and policy-makers could learn a lesson or two from their kids.
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Doctors do not have the right to discriminate and deny basic health care | Aug 1 2014 | Joyce Arthur | When doctors refuse to provide reproductive health-care services based on personal beliefs, most people call it "conscientious objection." In reality, it is the opposite of conscientious.
Monia Mazigh explores the interconnected stories of Muslim women's lives | Jul 31 2014 | Amira Elghawaby | 'Mirrors and Mirages' has enriched Canadian literature. Mazigh's lyrical work brings new voices to the mainstream and deftly explores issues of identity, religion and feminism.
Activists continue fight for better access to abortion in New Brunswick | Jul 30 2014 | Miriam Katawazi | Since the Morgentaler Clinic announced its closure in April, reproductive rights in Canada have been in the spotlight. It is legal to have an abortion in Canada. So why is it so hard in New Brunswick?
Nametag says, "My name is... NOT HEY BABY"
Women 101: Resurgence in street harassment calls for definition of boundaries | Jul 30 2014 | Penney Kome | The resurgence in street hassling calls for some clear definitions of boundaries that really shouldn't need to be spelled out.
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.

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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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