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Anchored by love, fuelled by anger: Indigenous women's resistance | Aug 20 2014 | Samantha Nock | Adapted from a presentation which took place at the 2014 F Word Conference, an annual feminist academic conference held at UBC on the unceded, traditional and ancestral lands of the Musqueam People.
Surprise! Teen girls are having anal sex because they’re being pressured into it | Aug 19 2014 | Meghan Murphy | A recent study out of London shows that heterosexual teen boys are pressuring girls into having anal sex, despite the fact the girls don't enjoy it.
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Wear black to show sympathy and support for the people of Gaza | Aug 14 2014 | various | Show your support. Wear black for Gaza on public occasions: demonstrations, sit-ins, teach-ins, lectures, local and national election campaigns. Make your support and anger visible.
The Invisible War: Rape in the military | Aug 13 2014 | The F Word | Nicole Deagan interviews Amy Ziering, an award-winning and Emmy-nominated documentary producer and director, about her most recent film, "The Invisible War."
Violent 'alpha male' and mixed martial arts fighter brutally beats ex-girlfriend; claims he's 'cursed' | Aug 12 2014 | Meghan Murphy | Mixed Martial Arts fighter, "War Machine," is on the run after beating Christy Mack in her home.
Shout Back! Festival 2014 | Aug 12 2014 | The F Word | The F Word speaks with Idris Plum and features artists in the queer, feminist, anti-capitalist, do-it-together, punk festival: Shout Back!
The Death of Rachel, by Francesco Furini
Twelve Canadians: Midwives | Aug 12 2014 | Dave Kattenburg | Midwives catch babies. This episode of the Green Planet Monitor's Twelve Canadians series features the voices of three pioneering Canadian midwives: Elaine Carty, Lee Saxell and Marla Gross.
Actual evidence shows the Nordic model works | Aug 11 2014 | Meghan Murphy | A new study out of Norway shows that criminalizing demand decreases trafficking and does not increase violence against women.
Astrid Henry on her new book, 'Feminism Unfinished: A Short, Surprising History of American Women's Movements' | Aug 10 2014 | Meghan Murphy | Meghan Murphy interviews Astrid Henry, co-author of a new book about the history of the American women's movement, from the first wave to the third.
Aboriginal youth program funding cuts and women in media | Aug 8 2014 | The F Word | Ariana Barer and Nicole Deagan explore recent massive funding cuts to Aboriginal youth programs. Also, Nicole speaks with Jenny Uechi about women's role in media.
Pop surrealist Dina Goldstein on women's inequality, pop culture and princesses | Aug 8 2014 | Andrew Sayo, Charlene Sayo, Eirene Cloma | In this episode I talk with photographer Dina Goldstein about female archetypes in pop culture, women's inequality, and how she uses art to shatter damaging gender illusions.
Put your tits away, I'm trying to watch the show | Aug 7 2014 | Meghan Murphy | Outkast put on an amazing show at Pemberton Music Fest, but I could do without all the objectification.

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