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'Demoting Venus': Archaeologists disagree about prehistoric female figurines | May 22 2016 | Mindy Ran | Was the Willendorf Venus pornography, portrait, or something else?
'Dietland' author Sarai Walker talks fat, fuckability and liberation | May 19 2016 | Meghan Murphy | In this episode, Meghan Murphy speaks with Sarai Walker, author of a new feminist novel called "Dietland."
It's not a story here but back home it is | May 19 2016 | Gilad Cohen | Journalist Zahra Haider talks about her VICE article on having premarital sex in Pakistan.
UN women's commission a daunting and enlightening experience | May 18 2016 | Marney Cuff | Reporting on my experience at the UN CSW60 has proven to be a most daunting, yet enlightening, experience.
Mary Beth Rogers signs book for Linda Jann Lewis at Texas Democratic Women's Con
Texas women fight the Right | May 17 2016 | Frieda Werden | Women Democrats are strategizing against a Republican stranglehold on Texas. Producer Frieda Werden hears from women in multiple spheres of action.
New York Times' 'sex work' story plays far too loose with facts and human lives | May 13 2016 | Meghan Murphy | "The things she's said about decriminalization in New Zealand are absolute falsehood."
Image: PMO Photo by Adam Scotti
If Ottawa wants more women in politics, there's an easy solution | May 11 2016 | Jeanette Ashe, Marjorie Griffin Cohen | Canada has a terrible record with electing women to the House of Commons. This fairly simple tool ought to fix that immediately.
Screenshot: Google maps
Attack on Canada's only surgery clinic for trans people elicits 'zero reaction' | May 10 2016 | Laura Brightwell | Last Monday, an arsonist attacked Canada's only sex reassignment surgery provider, and no one is talking about it.
'Women should be at the centre': Summit proves worth of gender equality in politics worldwide | May 9 2016 | Yusur Al Bahrahni | In a country surrounded by tensions and conflicts, more than 400 women Members of Parliaments and governments from more than 80 countries found a safe space in Amman to meet, network and discuss their
Photo: flickr/Lenee Son
#BlackLivesMatter: Beyond Tent City part 1 | May 6 2016 | A. Splawinski | An interview with Janaya Khan, an organizer with BLMTO, about how they address criticism, how activism differs in Canada vs. the U.S. and how diverse tactics are necessary to achieve Black liberation.
Image: Sarah Meghan Mah
McGill's handling of sexual assault a bureaucratic nightmare | May 6 2016 | Paniz Khosroshahy | A brave McGill student has recounted the countless ways she was re-victimized by a heartless university bureaucracy and the nuts and bolts of rape culture.
Voices-Voix is launching actions to rebuild after Harper | May 5 2016 | Join the thunderclap on May 14 to make the government take action!

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Liberation feminism Pondering said... Quote:“Feminists’ arguments have never historically stood only on their own,” she said. “They’ve...
#NotAllMen and derailing feminist conversations Pondering said... I was led to this a topic through an article relating to notallmen, but it also pertained to other...
Nordic Model - Claimed successes and Documented Effects susan davis said... no comments? about the swedish governments admited failures...? surprise suprise......just because...
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The "Nordic Model" of prostitution law is a myth.... susan davis said... because this article meant nothing...these people are wrong...right abolitionist faithful? all the...
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