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From Rio to Tokyo, gender discrimination in sport continues | Aug 25 2016 | Katie Douglas, Pro Bono | The treatment of athletes like Caster Semenya at the Rio Olympics shows that the rights of women who do not conform to binary understandings of sex are deemed less worthy of protection than others.
Kim Kardashian is not a feminist -- get over it | Aug 23 2016 | Meghan Murphy | The reason Kim Kardashian says she isn't a feminist is because she's not -- liberals should think about why that is.
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Four things to know about women and homelessness in Canada | Aug 17 2016 | Sadie McInnes | It's time we pay attention to the unique experience of homeless women, and also take into account other identity-based barriers to housing and services that women face.
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Three Colombian women tell us why preserving seeds is an act of resistance | Aug 16 2016 | Fernanda Sánchez Jaramillo | Colombian women are fighting to protect native seeds. Why? We spoke with three seed guardians about the importance of this work.
Survivors speak out in new book about the prostitution industry | Aug 12 2016 | Meghan Murphy | Meghan Murphy speaks with Melinda Tankard-Reist, and two survivors who shared their stories in "Prostitution Narratives: Stories of Survival in the Sex Trade."
Are you getting any closer? A pocket-sized primer on female sexuality | Aug 11 2016 | Clarissa Fortin | The clitoris. Something so powerful and wonderful, yet largely misunderstood and ignored. Dive into female pleasure and sexuality with "Closer: Notes from the Orgasmic Frontier of Female Sexuality."
"Women's humor is part of the revolution". - Dale Spender
Who talks, who listens? | Aug 9 2016 | Dale Spender | A feminist linguist investigates men and women's conversations.
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Proportional representation not a cure-all for underrepresentation of women in Parliament | Aug 4 2016 | Sophia Reuss | Only 13 per cent of members elected in 2015 are from visible minority groups. Only 26 per cent of MPs are women.
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Indigenous women express concerns about MMIW inquiry | Aug 4 2016 | Brent Patterson | While there have been many expressions of support and hope for the Liberal government's inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women, there are also numerous concerns being expressed.
The Modern Mumma's 'quickie' is nothing to feel good about | Aug 4 2016 | Meghan Murphy | There's nothing 'modern' about guilting your partner into sex.
The Olympics are not what they seem | Aug 4 2016 | Jacqueline Kennelly | So, the Rio Olympics start on Friday. Instead of the typical media tributes to Olympic success, let's look at the political resistance to the Olympic behemoth, past and present.
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Halifax police put onus for safety on women following taxi sexual assaults | Aug 3 2016 | Stephen Kimber | Last week, Halifax police outlined what women who take cabs "can do for their own personal safety."

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