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Safety for some, violence for the poor: Five reasons to support feminist action | Nov 24 2014 | Liisa Schofield | Tomorrow is the International Day to Eliminate Violence Against Women. If you're wondering why you should support feminist action on this issue, here are some good reasons.
Anti-rape messaging offends Whistler bros | Nov 24 2014 | Meghan Murphy | The Howe Sounds Women's Centre has had to come up with a new campaign after Whister bar owners claimed Don't Be That Guy posters "made some people feel uncomfortable."
Interview with Julia Serano, author of 'Excluded: Making Feminist and Queer Movements More Inclusive' | Nov 23 2014 | The F Word | Carissa Ropponen interviews Julia Serano, author of "Excluded: Making Feminist and Queer Movements More Inclusive."
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Tory income-splitting tax policy: It's about creating and preserving gender inequality | Nov 23 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | Very little of the money from the Tory income-splitting dodge will get to people who need it.
It is your human right to have a fruity vagina | Nov 22 2014 | Meghan Murphy | Austen Heinz and Gilad Gome of Cambrian Genomics and Personalized Probiotics think your vagina should smell more like a peach.
Celebrating Audre Lorde: Interviews with Alexis Pauline Gumbs and Dagmar Shultz | Nov 22 2014 | The F Word | Pragya Esh speaks with Alexis Pauline Gumbs and Dagmar Shultz about the impact of Audre Lorde's work today, their own work, and the politics of representation.
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Left in Love: Roz and Sam cross political lines with creativity | Nov 21 2014 | Left in Love | Sam and Roz share their passion for creative expression and the arts in this month's Left in Love -- but will this kindle a radical spark? Find out on our latest lefty date!
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Here's how to shift culture and reduce harassment | Nov 21 2014 | Ella Bedard | Creating a workplace culture to reduce harassment is not easy but some organizations are tackling the problem.
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Linden MacIntyre is right to link Mansbridge and Gzowski to the Ghomeshi scandal | Nov 21 2014 | Meghan Murphy | The CBC has a history of protecting their stars who are often egotistical, womanizing men.
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L.A.-based MC and artist Asa Lianess on love vs. sex and being real in hip-hop | Nov 20 2014 | Andrew Sayo, Charlene Sayo, Eirene Cloma | The Los Angeles-based poet, singer, MC and henna artist shares her thoughts about love and sex in hip-hop, spirituality, sisterhood and going global.
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On the benevolence of slippery slopes: Women taking the lead | Nov 20 2014 | David Taub Bancroft | Critics of Kim Campbell's proposal for gender parity charge that it will open the floodgates to other oppressed groups demanding fair representation of their own. And this is a bad thing how, exactly?
Canada's complicated relationship with pro-choice politics | Nov 20 2014 | Michelle Reid | Access to abortion is a right in Canada. While we do have an active anti-abortion minority in Canada, pro-choice people are also guilty of silencing women's choices at times. Why?

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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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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...

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