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Save the Fredericton Morgentaler Clinic! | Apr 16 2014 | Lets inform our apathetic government that they need to make women's reproductive rights a priority!
Screenshot: Secrets of the gender pay gap revealed
Get ready for Equal Pay Day | Apr 15 2014 | Ellie Gordon-Moershel | Pay equity is not about asking for special treatment. It is a human right. Here's how to close the gender pay gap in Ontario.
Who am I to do this?: The importance of kindness in activism | Apr 14 2014 | The F Word | Ariana Barer speaks with Pragya Sharma about the importance of kindness in activism and shifting our thinking around struggles for social change.
Slacktivism: Is something better than nothing? | Apr 11 2014 | Megan Stacey | Denouncing "slacktivists" who attempt to contribute to activist campaigns while really engaging in narcissistic or uninformed behaviour.
The Safra Project | Apr 11 2014 | Offering support for Muslim LGBTQ women
Stepping Up to the Plate Toolkit | Apr 11 2014 | A toolkit for using art in anti-violence work with trans female immigrants and newcomers
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New Brunswick Morgentaler Clinic closure: Time to act is now! | Apr 11 2014 | Niki Ashton | MP Niki Ashton responds to the Morgentaler Clinic closure and urges everyone to act and demand the federal government enforce the Canada Health Act to ensure that all Canadians have equivalent access
Photo: flickr/postbear eater of worlds
Ten reasons why the closure of Morgentaler Clinic matters | Apr 11 2014 | Kaitlin McNabb | The Morgentaler Clinic in Fredericton, New Brunswick has announced it will close its doors, striking a huge blow to reproductive choice in Canada. Why are reproductive rights still up for debate?
The divide isn't between 'sex negative' and 'sex positive' feminists -- it's between liberal and radical feminism | Apr 11 2014 | Meghan Murphy | If you're talking about 'sex negative feminism,' you're not getting it.
Photo: Trevor Coultart/flickr
Why the job market still looks pink and blue | Apr 10 2014 | Kate McInturff | Over the past 20 years more women have gone to university and more women have entered the paid workforce. So why does the job market still look pink and blue?
Video: Law Union of Ontario 'A Sex Worker Perspective' | Apr 9 2014 | rabble staff | The Law Union of Ontario held a panel discussion "A Sex Worker Perspective" to discuss the future of sex work legislation in Canada.
From he-cession to precarious she-covery: How systemic problems keep women's wages low | Apr 9 2014 | Angella MacEwen | On #EqualPayDay2014, we need to recognize the gross unfairness of women's wages and call for pay equity legislation and living wages to address increasing inequality.

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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...
Women in tech: Gender parity or forced quotas? | Kaitlin McNabb said... I think both blogs are constructed well and ultimately end on the point that women centred...
Wives of former Canadian prime ministers pose for rare photo | janfromthebruce said... Liberal Tory same old story - they even hang together. in
Misogyny in music | Unionist said... Good article, but probably IMHO a little too generous to these influential artists who are...
Stand with Wendy Davis | Catchfire said... Nice play-by-play of last night via the Internet [warning: buzzfeed link] in
The terrible kickstarter project and rape culture | femalemalls7 said... Wonderful.Share a website with you ,( http://www.femalemalls.com/ )Believe you will love it.We...
RIP Henry Morgentaler | quizzical said... Blessed be Dr. Morgentaler and thank you for recognizing women's human rights. in
Anti-Prostitution Pledge Heads to Supreme Court | kropotkin1951 said... Interesting issue thanks for sharing. I only wish you had specified the US Supreme Court in the...
Why men need to read Hegel before going out on a date | lagatta said... Well, having read Hegel sounds like criteria I might insist on, but little as I like marriage and...

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Wear red on Equal Pay Day, April 16
The Ontario gender pay gap has now increased to 31% which is one of the biggest reported gaps in the world. To close the gap and bring women out of the "red" and into the "black" we ask you wear red.

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