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Best and worst cities to be a woman in Canada: How is B.C. doing? | Jul 16 2015 | Iglika Ivanova | "The Best and Worst Places to be a Woman In Canada 2015" ranks Canada's 25 biggest cities based on the gaps in how men and women are faring in five key areas. Iglika Ivanova surveys the results.
ACSEXE+: Talking disability and sexuality in Montreal | Jul 15 2015 | Scott Neigh | Aimee Louw and Charli Lessard talk about a new project in Montreal that deals with questions of disability and sexuality.
$10-a-day child care: Smart public policy whose time has come | Jul 14 2015 | Iglika Ivanova | Imagine if the B.C. government put as much energy and effort into solving B.C.'s child-care crisis as it does in promoting LNG.
Constance Backhouse discusses the Dal Dentistry report & why 'locker room talk' matters | Jul 10 2015 | Meghan Murphy | Meghan Murphy speaks with Constance Backhouse, chair of the Task Force on Misogyny, Sexism, and Homophobia in the Faculty of Dentistry about rape culture on campus.
FIFA World Cup exception to lack of coverage of women's sport | Jul 10 2015 | Redeye Collective | The 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup attracted millions of viewers worldwide. But now that it's over, women athletes will once again disappear from our screens.
'No-platforming': Is dissension violence? | Jul 6 2015 | Frieda Werden | Who has the right to silence whom in Britain's universities and beyond?
A happy Canada Day would be a Harper-free Canada! This week's blogs roundup | Jul 3 2015 | Lenée Son | Canada Day under Harper is a dud. A happy Canada is a Harper-free Canada. This week's blogs roundup.
Two become one
When two become one... NOT | Jul 2 2015 | Laura Brightwell | Let's stop inviting friends to events via their partners, people.
Indigenous Women's Activism | Jul 2 2015 | Victoria Fenner | The United Nations Commission on the Elimination on All Forms of Discrimination against Women and Indigenous Women -- a panel discussion.
This October, vote for a national action plan to prevent violence against women | Jul 1 2015 | Doreen Nicoll | Gender inequality remains the root cause of violence against women. What can we do to end violence against women?
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Latest exercise in vocabulary shaming once again tells women they're talking all wrong | Jun 30 2015 | Michael Stewart | The unstated assumption in the long history of grammatical policing is that women are always in the wrong and the status quo is right. Women, the monolithic group, should write like men.
The Scottish independence victory | Jun 27 2015 | Frieda Werden | The referendum failed, but the movement lives on. Radical Independence leader Cat Boyd speaks on the topic "The Scottish Left After the Referendum and the U.K. Election."

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Helen Kennedy joins Liberal party Unionist said... Of course she's a turncoat. A traitor. What's so hard to understand? Next baiting thread, please. in
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....
Hugo Schwyzer takes early retirement. voice of the damned said... The guy complains about a "culture of fierceness" and "cruelty" on the internet, but when he...
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Race, racism and feminism in the aftermath of the Trayvon Martin trial Timebandit said... I think that for many white feminists, the silence is a combination of attempting to listen and...
Women in tech: Gender parity or forced quotas? Kaitlin McNabb said... I think both blogs are constructed well and ultimately end on the point that women centred...
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