Feminism

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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.
Waterloo activist fights rape culture with consent-positive panties | Apr 8 2014 | Steffanie Pinch | With problematic messages commonly found on women's underwear, a new campaign is offering a consent-based alternative.
Sister Spit Ramblin' Roadshow Part 2 | Apr 7 2014 | The F Word | WARNING: This show contains swearing and sexual content. The F Word airs performances from the queer feminist spoken word and performance art collective Sister Spit's Ramblin Roadshow.
Femen in Ukraine/Image: Wikimedia Commons
Feminism is the new misogyny: On 'Belle Knox feminism' and the new backlash | Apr 7 2014 | Meghan Murphy | It seems popular to paint feminists as the real oppressors of women -- even among some feminists -- but it's all part of the backlash. Don't fall for it.
Killjoy's Kastle: A Lesbian Feminist Haunted House | Apr 6 2014 | The F Word | Ellie Gordon-Moershel's story on Toronto's Killjoy's Kastle: A Lesbian Feminist Haunted House. Explicit content.
Surviving sexual assault: Part 1 | Apr 6 2014 | The F Word | Nicole Deagan interviews Wendy Potter, the Education and Outreach Co-ordinator with the Sexual Assault Service, a B.C. Women's Hospital-based program.
Being working class | Apr 6 2014 | The F Word | Carissa Ropponen speaks with Jenna MacKay about being working class, coming into a class consciousness, and struggles accessing university as working-class women.
Patriarchal values dominate the sex work debate | Apr 4 2014 | Joyce Arthur | The question should be: how best can we ensure the safety and rights of sex workers? But the battle has become about how best to control sex work under the guise of "protecting" sex workers.
Youth Activist Toolkit | Apr 3 2014 | A toolkit for young people advocating for sexual education and reproductive health choices/resources

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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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