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Six ways to support the work of Black Lives Matter across Canada this week | Jul 10 2016 | Allies and community, let's keep the momentum going!
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If you need to watch rape in order to know it's bad, you're part of rape culture | Jul 8 2016 | Paniz Khosroshahy | A new documentary inspired by the Brock Turner case argues that "seeing is believing" when it comes to rape. But it's really just trauma porn.
Blair Braverman talks dog-sledding and navigating male dominance on a glacier | Jul 5 2016 | Meghan Murphy | In this episode, Meghan Murphy speaks with author and musher, Blair Braverman, about her new book, Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube.
Mocking masculinity isn't mean, it's purposeful (and fun!) | Jul 4 2016 | Meghan Murphy | Cathy Young worries feminists will turn men away from the movement -- little does she know, we don't care.
The FTA Follies - politicians as a chorus line lose control of agenda
Free trade! What is it good for? | Jul 4 2016 | Kate Raphael | Kate Raphael of KPFA Women's Magazine asks Professors Maria Floro and Stephanie Seguino, two of the premier voices on gender equity and globalization, to demystify trade policy.
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In landmark victory, U.S. Supreme Court overturns Texas's anti-abortion law | Jun 30 2016 | Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Herstory was made this week. The U.S. Supreme Court settled a major battle over reproductive rights, overturning Texas's notorious anti-abortion law known as HB 2.
Smashing the patriarchy in Newfoundland | Jun 29 2016 | Scott Neigh | Jessica Barry and Nicole Collins talk about the work that Smash Patriarchy: An Action Team is doing in St. John's.
photo by Katy Chan
'And we wonder where rapists come from...' | Jun 29 2016 | Gilad Cohen | Tanisha Taitt, a survivor of violence, shares her thoughts on gender conditioning, Jian Ghomeshi, and living beyond labels.
Sarai Walker and the cover of her novel Dietland, which shows a cupcake grenade
Love Your Fat! It's a radical act. | Jun 29 2016 | Meghan Murphy | Being a fat woman who says she loves her body is a radical act, author Sarai Walker, the author of Dietland, discovers.
No, letting creepy men grope your objectified body will not combat objectification | Jun 27 2016 | Meghan Murphy | Milo Moiré's new performance art piece sends a regressive message, disguised as "feminist."
Is UBC's new sexual assault policy enough? | Jun 23 2016 | Emily Blake | UBC has recently released the draft of their stand-alone sexual assault policy but there are questions over whether it can adequately address complaints.
All-woman newspaper in Jordan powers social change in local communities | Jun 21 2016 | Yusur Al Bahrani | Twenty-five women journalists and reporters work on a publication in Zarqa reporting on several issues under tight deadlines.

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