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The Ghomeshi trial isn't another setback for feminism. It's proof we're winning | Apr 4 2016 | Nora Loreto, Sarah Beuhler | Viewing the Ghomeshi trial as it should be: a feminist victory -- the last vestige of misapprehensions around sexual assault in the public eye -- or at least, the beginning of the end.
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P.E.I. announces it will soon provide abortion services | Mar 31 2016 | Alyse Kotyk | On Thursday afternoon, the P.E.I. government announced that it will soon provide abortion service on the Island for the first time in almost 35 years.
Progressives and conservatives agree: Women's politics are best expressed naked | Mar 31 2016 | Meghan Murphy | Babes For Trump offers near-nude images of women who support Donald Trump and Sluts Against Harper offered pornography in exchange for votes -- what's the difference?
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'Feminist' Justin Trudeau delivers a deeply unfeminist first budget | Mar 30 2016 | Nora Loreto | Despite Trudeau's feminist title, his first budget isn't all that feminist.
Two movements. Two chances to heal. | Mar 30 2016 | Krystalline Kraus | Women can find healing in both the #WeBelieveSurvivors movement and #BlackLivesMatter.
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The courts need another option in cases of sexual assault | Mar 29 2016 | Stephen Kimber | In our legal system, the crown must prove "beyond a reasonable doubt" someone committed a crime. Defendants don't have to prove they're innocent.
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After Ghomeshi, take the trauma of sexual violence out of private rooms and into the streets | Mar 29 2016 | Stefanie Krasnow | The trauma of sexual violence is not a personal issue that women need to heal alone in private rooms; it's a public health concern, an epidemic that deserves to be given voice in the streets.
'We want to be believed': Survivors and allies speak out after Ghomeshi verdict | Mar 25 2016 | Christina Turner | Survivors and allies gathered on Thursday evening in Toronto to share stories, show solidarity and demand reform in the criminal justice system after Jian Ghomeshi was acquitted of all charges.
On Ghomeshi, our conversation needs to extend beyond 'guilty' or 'not guilty' | Mar 25 2016 | Meghan Murphy | On Thursday, Jian Ghomeshi was found not guilty on all charges, but whether he is held to account is up to us, as a society.
Believe survivors: Speak out and stand up | Mar 24 2016 | Disgusted by the Ghomeshi verdict? Speak out with others who are as disgusted as you are.
Supporters stand in solidarity with sexual assault survivors after Ghomeshi verdict | Mar 24 2016 | Alyse Kotyk | As the verdict of the Ghomeshi trial was announced, allies continue to stand with survivors of sexual violence through social media and rallies across the country.
Every woman who lives through sexual assault is brave | Mar 24 2016 | Doreen Nicoll | Victims of sexual assault are not fabricating experiences and details, rather they’re undergoing neuro-biological processes that affect their experiences and memories.

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