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Abortion restriction in New Brunswick lifted but access still a problem | Nov 28 2014 | Tracy Glynn | Newly elected Liberal Premier Brian Gallant has announced the removal of certain barriers to abortion in New Brunswick. While this is great news, there is still a lot of work to be done.
Chaos theory: Rapper Ana Tijoux on art, feminism, 'garbage culture' and chaotic resistance | Nov 27 2014 | Andrew Sayo, Charlene Sayo, Eirene Cloma | The politically charged rapper discusses the hyper-sexualization of women, political art, the Chilean student movement and more.
Interview: Eliza Robertson talks #CanLit | Nov 27 2014 | Emma Morgan-Thorp | Are Canadian writers defined by their Canadianness? What is the genre of CanLit even defined as any more? Who should you read? Eliza Robertson answers all these questions and more!
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Bill C-36's negative impact on racialized and migrant sex workers | Nov 26 2014 | Elene Lam | The criticism of Bill C-36 has been well documented. And, we need to continue to examine its effects especially on racialized and migrant sex workers.
The media keeps referring to Ghomeshi's abuse as 'non-consensual' like that's a thing | Nov 26 2014 | Meghan Murphy | There is no such thing as "consensual sexual assault" so what is the purpose of referring to Ghomeshi's abuse as "non-consensual?"
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#BeenRapedNeverReported: I refuse to stay silent | Nov 25 2014 | Mary Ann Davis | Mary Ann spoke out on twitter about her experience with sexual assault using the hashtag #BeenRapedNeverReported. Here is her story.
In business, as in politics, women's voices matter | Nov 25 2014 | Kaity Cooper | Why women's voices matter in politics, business and media and who is responsible for making them heard. Reflections on a talk by Kim Campbell, Canada's first and only woman Prime Minister.
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When a woman is no longer silent | Nov 25 2014 | Chantal Bilulu | For Héritiers de la Justice, the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence is a great opportunity to empower Congolese women to speak out about sexual violence and to awaken their fellow sisters.
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Midwives are the solution to Alberta's maternity care crisis | Nov 25 2014 | Marcelle Kosman | Alberta's underfunding of midwifery services forces the majority of low-risk pregnancies into the hospital system. As a result, maternity care is in crisis province-wide.
Cabinet to proceed with legislation criminalizing johns in Republic of Ireland | Nov 25 2014 | Meghan Murphy | The Republic of Ireland joins a growing number of countries opting to criminalize the purchase of sex.
Shameless Magazine celebrates 10th anniversary | Nov 25 2014 | Redeye Collective | Shameless Magazine is an independent Canadian voice for young women and trans youth. It's run by volunteers and guided by a feminist and anti-racist approach.
Safe Spaces for ALL in Toronto | Nov 24 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | November 25th marks one year since we launched the demand for 24 hour women and trans drop-in spaces following the brutal sexual assault of a homeless woman twice in one night at Dundas and Sherbourne

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Femen is Feminist? lagatta said... There are many people, women and men, of different faiths or none, who prefer modest dress for a...
Rocket scientist made a mean beef stroganoff Michelle said... Holy crap, what decade is this again?  What century? "She made a mean beef stroganoff,...
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...
Gisella Perl, Auschwitz abortionist Mr.Tea said... Fascinating and heartbreaking story. Difficult to read, for sure. in

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