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Misogyny Re-loaded | Apr 22 2014 | Meghan Murphy | Meghan Murphy speaks with Abigail Bray about her new book, 'Misogyny Re-loaded,' which has been described as 'an explosive manifesto against the resurgent sexual fascism of the new world order.'
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Women's work and the systemic reasons behind the gender pay gap | Apr 21 2014 | Angella MacEwen | Aside from outright discrimination, occupational segregation and unpaid care demands contribute significantly to women's lower wages.
Resisting burnout in feminist activism | Apr 20 2014 | The F Word | A rebroadcast of Ariana Barer's interview with Vikki Reynolds about resisting burnout through solidarity building and community responses to oppression.
Afghan Women's Writing Project and DeAnne Smith | Apr 20 2014 | The F Word | Ariana Barer airs a piece from the Afghan Women's Writing Project and an interview by the F Word's Helen Polychronakos with comedian DeAnne Smith.
Reproductive justice and criminalization of black and brown women | Apr 20 2014 | Migrant Matters Radio | This lecture by Tina Reynolds from WORTH, outlines the impact of criminalization on the fastest growing population within the U.S. penal system, in the context of women's health.
Bisexuality, risk and resilience | Apr 19 2014 | The F Word | Carissa Ropponen explores bisexual mental health. She interviews Dr. Margaret Robinson and Jenna MacKay, researchers from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.
Giving voice, for the first time in English, to the Chinese 'comfort women' | Apr 18 2014 | Thekla Lit and Heather Evans | Thekla Lit and Heather Evans review 'Chinese Comfort Women: Testimonies from Imperial Japan’s Sex Slaves'
Photo: flickr/Miquel Angel Pintanel Bassets
'Honor Diaries': Breaking silence on violence or reinforcing stereotypes? | Apr 17 2014 | Alia Hogben, Azeezah Kanji, Khadijah Kanji, Naila Butt, Salha Jeizan, Shahina Siddiqui | The film 'Honor Diaries' purports to be the first film to break the silence on honour violence. However, is the film really just counterproductive in discussing violence against women?
Photo: Eyton Z/Flickr
Law over ideology please, we're talking abortion rights here | Apr 17 2014 | Jody Dallaire | The reality faced by people in New Brunswick seeking a safe legal abortion is in contradiction to Canadian law. With the closure of the Morgentaler Clinic, things are not going to get better.
Photo: UweHiksch/flickr
A number is never just a number: Equal Pay Day facts | Apr 16 2014 | Hennessy's Index | Recognizing April 16, 2014 as Equal Pay Day is a step in the right direction. But what's still missing is a strategic plan to close the gender pay gap.
Save the Fredericton Morgentaler Clinic! | Apr 16 2014 | Lets inform our apathetic government that they need to make women's reproductive rights a priority!
Screenshot: Secrets of the gender pay gap revealed
Get ready for Equal Pay Day | Apr 15 2014 | Ellie Gordon-Moershel | Pay equity is not about asking for special treatment. It is a human right. Here's how to close the gender pay gap in Ontario.

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Linda McQuaig VS Chrystia Freeland | nicky said... As I posted yesterday in another thread, Linda is having an event with Tom Mulcair at the Pogue...
Exploiting Violence for "Feminist" Politics | quizzical said... huh....you've shown you have an axe to grind politically with Vancouver Rape Relief and their...
Gone Home - A story exploration video game | Catchfire said... And finally, you will need to believe in these possibilities. That maybe you aren’t human....
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Wear red on Equal Pay Day, April 16
The Ontario gender pay gap has now increased to 31% which is one of the biggest reported gaps in the world. To close the gap and bring women out of the "red" and into the "black" we ask you wear red.

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