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Even supporters of MacKay's new sex work law want changes | Sep 10 2014 | Karl Nerenberg | The Harper government's response to the Supreme Court's Bedford decision that struck down Canada's prostitution laws is still before Parliament. Hardly anyone seems to like everything it contains.
One drop or two: Mixed-race identity and politics in America with Sharon H. Chang | Sep 9 2014 | Andrew Sayo, Charlene Sayo, Eirene Cloma | Multi-racial researcher and writer Sharon H. Chang explains why being mixed white doesn't make you white.
Take Back the Night | Sep 8 2014 | After more than 30 years of protest, the march continues to evolve and become more diverse and inclusive
Creative Interventions Toolkit: A Practical Guide to Stopping Interpersonal Violence | Sep 8 2014 | This extensive 600 page guide is for everyday people seeking to stop violence
Q&A from the Vancouver Queer Film Festival: Kate Bornstein | Sep 7 2014 | The F Word | The F Word airs a Q&A from the Vancouver Queer Film Festival that followed a screening of the portrait film: Kate Bornstein is a Queer and Pleasant Danger.
How 9/11 changed the lives of Muslim women | Sep 7 2014 | The F Word | A rebroadcast of an interview originally aired last September by Ellie Gordon-Moershel, created as part of Pacifica Radio's 10-year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in New York.
The issues facing women workers in Malaysia | Sep 6 2014 | Piergiorgio Moro | Interview with Irene Xavier, Sahabat Wanita, on women workers in Malaysia, and regional labour updates.
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Why are we hesitant to name white male violence as a root cause of #MMIW? | Sep 5 2014 | Sarah Hunt | Has the flurry of dialogue and public outrage surrounding MMIW failed to bring about real change? Maybe, because we need to shine a light on the real cause: white male violence.
Victoria Sexual Assault Centre takes official position in favour of full decriminalization of prostitution | Sep 4 2014 | Meghan Murphy | A recent statement from the Victoria Sexual Assault Centre implies that criminalizing johns will negatively impact the safety of prostitutes, despite evidence that legalization has done far more harm.
On apologies and apologia: Why making fun of sexual harassment is not 'satire' | Sep 3 2014 | Diana Samu-Visser, Mandy Penney | Two weeks ago, UWO's student paper published an article titled "So you want to date a TA" which perpetuated sexist stereotypes under the guise of "satire." Here's why that excuse just doesn't wash.
Miranda Yardley on being a gender critical transwoman | Sep 3 2014 | Meghan Murphy | Meghan Murphy speaks with Miranda Yardley about her experiences as a transwoman, as well as her perspective on trans activism today.
Dealing with Edmonton's misogyny problem | Sep 2 2014 | Marcelle Kosman | Edmonton was named the worst Canadian city to be a woman. And with an active men's rights association scene, it's not hard to see why.

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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...
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...

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