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Act now, Canada, or lose your reproductive rights | Sep 19 2014 | Jarrah Hodge | On Monday, Sept. 22, New Brunswick will go to the polls. On Saturday, Sept 20., people will take to the streets to ask "Where'd our reproductive rights go in Canada?"
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#ImNotNext: Indigenous women use social media to demand change | Sep 18 2014 | Sarah Hunt | Are there links between missing and murdered women and Bill C-36? Perhaps. It seems there is a discomfort in linking violence against Indigenous women and the rights and safety of sex workers.
Enough feminism? UBC Student Union shuts out feminist clubs | Sep 16 2014 | Alex Mierke-Zatwarnicki | The attitude among UBC student politicians that we have "enough" feminism, that we've reached our "feminism quota", so to speak, is regressive and deeply offensive.
Nick Jonas’ new song, ‘Jealous,’ declares: ‘It’s my right to be hellish’ | Sep 15 2014 | Meghan Murphy | Possessiveness, obsession, and "hellish" behaviour isn't romantic -- it's a red flag.
Feminism, lesbianism and polyamory | Sep 14 2014 | The F Word | The F Word teams up with The Lesbian Show to discuss the relationship between lesbianism and feminism. Also featuring an interview about lesbian polyamory.
Licia Ronzulli voting with her 1 month old daughter on September 22, 2010. by Eu
Where are all the women (candidates)? | Sep 12 2014 | Kate McInturff | A number of cities across Canada are gearing up for municipal elections. It seemed like a good time to ask: why don't more women run for office? Here's why.
Oscar Pistorius knew exactly what he was doing | Sep 12 2014 | Meghan Murphy | Oscar Pistorius was found guilty of culpable homicide in the killing of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. This means he was found guilty of negligence rather than intent.
Body of missing Toronto woman Kit Currie found | Sep 11 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | Currie had been reported missing from the Toronto area, last seen on Friday August 14, 2014, getting on her bicycle at Queen Street West and Bathurst Avenue.
On Ray Rice and why it doesn't matter if she stayed | Sep 10 2014 | Meghan Murphy | A video of Ravens running back, Ray Rice, punching his then-fiancée, Janay Palmer, has surfaced. Let the victim-blaming begin.
Even supporters of MacKay's new sex work law want changes | Sep 10 2014 | Karl Nerenberg | The Harper government's response to the Supreme Court's Bedford decision that struck down Canada's prostitution laws is still before Parliament. Hardly anyone seems to like everything it contains.
One drop or two: Mixed-race identity and politics in America with Sharon H. Chang | Sep 9 2014 | Andrew Sayo, Charlene Sayo, Eirene Cloma | Multi-racial researcher and writer Sharon H. Chang explains why being mixed white doesn't make you white.
Take Back the Night | Sep 8 2014 | After more than 30 years of protest, the march continues to evolve and become more diverse and inclusive

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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
Guard under Investigation for Sexual Assault Returns to Work at Grand Valley Women's Prison Catchfire said... This is an astonishing and completely disgusting story. Thanks for your take, ajt. And welcome to...
Barber refuses haircut to woman on religious grounds Mr.Tea said... I'd be curious to hear what other people think of this. Personally, I'm with the barber. http://www...
James Bond is a sexist, misogynist dinosaur 6079_Smith_W said... And then there's this: http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/comment/why-do-bond-villains-need-fa......
Women's bodies are public property Bacchus said... This has expanded far beyond the capability of most parents to even know it happens (until its too...

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