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The 'Pink Viagra' myth | Jun 15 2015 | Frieda Werden | Should the women's movement buy into sex drugs? Dr. Leonore Tiefer speaks at a conference on the medicalization of sex.
Photo: flickr/K. Kendall
Who's unionized? Demographic shift shows changes in the job market | Jun 12 2015 | Ella Bedard | In the age of globalization, with a shrinking manufacturing industry, teachers, nurses and civil servants are the new faces of labour.
The no platforming of radical feminists: A talk by Julie Bindel | Jun 11 2015 | Meghan Murphy | Julie Bindel spoke at the Quaker Meeting House in Sheffield, South Yorkshire recently, about the way that feminists are increasingly being silenced.
Choice Feminism on The Talk | Jun 11 2015 | Meghan Murphy | A Las Vegas strip club is recruiting high school graduates. Aisha Tyler, host of The Talk, says it their right to "choose?"
'Hot Girls Wanted'... For a month or two | Jun 4 2015 | Meghan Murphy | Rashida Jones' new documentary, "Hot Girls Wanted," explores the chew 'em up and spit 'em out world of amateur porn.
Amber Dawn connects luxury and logic between body and soul | Jun 4 2015 | Tiana Reid | Amber Dawn's first book of poems 'Where the Words End and My Body Begins' is infused with literary technique, emotional logic and luxurious desire.
If you want to have an opinion, forget likability | Jun 3 2015 | Meghan Murphy | In a speech, acclaimed Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie said women should "forget likability."
Book: 'The Sweet Sixteen' | Jun 3 2015 | Redeye Collective | Linda Kay thought she was a pioneer as the first woman to write sports for the Chicago Tribune. Then she discovered that a woman was writing sports for the Globe and Mail in the 1930s.
Photo: flickr/David Crane
Uniform discrimination: City of Toronto lifeguards demand equality in work gear | Jun 2 2015 | Ella Bedard | Petition says a City of Toronto policy provides a two-piece uniform adequate for male lifeguards only: women and trans people are getting short shrift.
Image: Flickr/Niki Ashton
To the Conservatives who voted down a national plan to end violence against women | May 31 2015 | Lucia Lorenzi | The Conservatives' refusal to pass a bill regarding violence against women is a symptom of a system that continues to fail survivors.
Image: pixabay/kheinz46
When talking about women's underwear, why the hell would we include men? | May 29 2015 | Raluca Bejan | Apparently women's lingerie is still the path to feminist liberation. Only this time thongs are out and full-bottomed underwear is in.
Austerity agenda is detrimental towards women | May 29 2015 | Ali Hamandi | The Harper government's deep spending cuts have left women facing a harsh triad of impacts: declines in labour force, persisting pay gap and weakened public services.

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