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Oscar Pistorius sentenced to five years for murdering Reeva Steenkamp | Oct 21 2014 | Meghan Murphy | Today, Judge Thokozile Matilda Masipa gave Paralympic athlete, Oscar Pistorius, a five year sentence. He only has to serve 10 months of his sentence in prison before he is eligible for house arrest.
Photo: flickr/Nick Ares
Lacking abortion access, New Brunswick women head for Maine abortion clinics | Oct 20 2014 | Tess Allen | This summer, New Brunswick introduced new regulations on abortion access and stopped funding abortions. Now, clinics in Maine see increasing numbers of women at their clinics coming from Canada.
Photo: flickr/A Yee
Bill C-36: No safety or security for sex workers | Oct 17 2014 | Cheryl Auger | Bill C-36 was passed in the House of Commons last week. And a lot of people, including sex workers, are not pleased. Will this bill continue to contribute to sex workers' rights violations?
Why is racism in Canadian nightclubs so prevalent? | Oct 16 2014 | Ayesha Asghar | Ayesha experienced overt racism at a club in downtown Peterborough. And this wasn't the first time. Why does this keep happening and what can we do?
Photo: flickr/Peter Huys
Domestic violence cases spike after immigration law amendment | Oct 16 2014 | Ferrukh Faruqui | Violence against women is a scourge in Canada. Women immigrating to Canada are dependent on their sponsors because of amendments to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. But are they safe?
'Hysteric' heroically explores identity and madness within us | Oct 16 2014 | Aparna Sanyal | Is Nelly's madness a product of herself or of the absolutes in a world she is forced to inhabit? In this newly translated novel, readers ponder to whom Nelly's suicide note is really addressed.
Columbus Day celebrates rapists and the enslavement of Indigenous people, FYI | Oct 13 2014 | Meghan Murphy | Remember how European men came to what is now known as North America and raped, enslaved, brutalized Indegenous people? Happy Columbus Day!
Migrant Detentions and Migrant Justice | Oct 12 2014 | The F Word | An interview with No One Is Illegal before the inquest for Lucia Vega Jimenez
Watch: Ellen Gabriel at the Peoples Social Forum | Oct 11 2014 | rabble staff | Ellen Gabriel was chosen by the People of the longhouse and her community of Kanehsatà:ke to be their spokesperson during the 1990 “Oka” Crisis. She recently spoke at the Peoples Social Forum.
Join the discussion! The 2014 Women's Forum is live on rabble.ca all day October 30 | Oct 11 2014 | rabble staff | The third Women's Forum, hosted by MP Niki Ashton, will be taking place in Ottawa on October 30. Women from across the country will gather in person and online.
‘Skinny’ or ‘curvy,’ our bodies are not our own: Why the ‘No More Skinny’ campaign doesn’t help | Oct 10 2014 | Meghan Murphy | Objectifying 'curvy' women won't help resolve women's body-hatred.
New research suggests sex workers don't feel exploited, most buyers aren't oppressors | Oct 10 2014 | John Bonnar | Sex workers and sex buyers aren't who we thought they were, the first national report on the Canadian sex industry has found.

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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...
Kotex makes sports pantyliners; crotch sweat shames in the process Francesca Allan said... I was perusing my local drugstore the other day and I saw that Playtex manufactures "personal wipes...
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...

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