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New York Magazine discusses how hard it is to be a white man, is boring. | Jan 27 2015 | Anne Theriault | Anne Theriault dismantles the Sad Progressive White Dude Manifesto.
A bold vision for Canada's future | Jan 22 2015 | Jessie Housty | Imagine Canada's future. What does it look like? In this excerpt, we read what Jessie Housty, an Indigenous community leader from the Heiltsuk First Nation, envisions for Canada.
After 44 years, The Sun drops Page Three | Jan 21 2015 | Meghan Murphy | The No More Page Three campaign has been lobbying the editor of The Sun, David Dinsmore, to remove images of topless models from "Page Three" since 2012.
Lynn Gehl: Centring Indigenous knowledge | Jan 21 2015 | Scott Neigh | Lynn Gehl talks about her journey of struggle as an Algonquin Anishnabe woman, and the importance of centring Indigenous knowledge.
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Service restored: New abortion clinic opens in Fredericton | Jan 20 2015 | Tracy Glynn | Abortion services are returning to Fredericton with the opening of Clinic 554, which will provide the province with a range of health care services, especially for underserved communities.
WINGS #39-14: Feminist Lens Chicago | Jan 20 2015 | Frieda Werden | This feminist viewpoint program based on a live on-stage event discusses the U.S. Supreme Court's decision that religious rights of corporations trump reproductive rights of women.
GroundWire | January 19, 2015: Charlie Hebdo, punk accessibility, Dalhousie dentistry | Jan 19 2015 | GroundWire | This week's episode of Groundwire covers Charlie Hebdo, accessibility in the Ottawa punk scene, and the Dalhousie dentistry scandal.
All-women’s college, Mount Holyoke, deems vaginas ‘exclusionary’ | Jan 16 2015 | Meghan Murphy | A women's college has decided to retire its production of The Vagina Monologues because it excludes people who don't have vaginas.
UOttawa lawsuit reminds us who pays the price of sexual violence | Jan 15 2015 | Lucia Lorenzi | News of a lawsuit against the University of Ottawa brings up an important question: what is the cost of sexual violence in our communities, and who is entitled to compensation?
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International report recommends action on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women | Jan 14 2015 | Francella Fiallos | The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights released a report about the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women in Canada. Their recommendation? The government should take action.
Sexualized violence on our campuses | Jan 13 2015 | Victoria Fenner | On January 9, the Centre for Ethics in Public Affairs responded to the developing crisis at the Dalhousie Dental School with a panel discussion about violence on Canadian campuses.

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Why men need to read Hegel before going out on a date lagatta said... Well, having read Hegel sounds like criteria I might insist on, but little as I like marriage and...
Femen is Feminist? lagatta said... There are many people, women and men, of different faiths or none, who prefer modest dress for a...
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a response to Meghan Murphy's Mar 27 'prostituted women' / Nordic model article Catchfire said... Hi fluidity, thanks for posting. Just for the record, comments are allowed on Murphy's blog post....
International Socialists Canada silence on Rape allegations lagatta said... I believe there already is a thread on this issue. Hope someone can find it. in
Barbara Amiel, rape apologist, writes in Maclean's about Steubenville Slumberjack said... It must be a natural affection toward prisoners that's getting the best of her. in
Child care is a feminist issue Catchfire said... B.C. premier's office mobbed over child-care costs About 200 protesters gathered outside Premier...
Happy International Women's Day 2013 Maysie said... Please post events you know are happening this week and this weekend. Quote: The Toronto...
New UN report supporting decrim!!!! fortunate said... New Zealand should be the model for Canada's after decrim I believe.   It allows a combination...
Pope Benedict resigns...this is NOT a joke...Pope Benedict resigns Ken Burch said... http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-21411304   (snip) Pope Benedict XVI is to resign at the end...

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