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Edmonton-based blog calls out sexism in food service industry

April 13, 2015
| Wear a shorter skirt. Dye your hair. Flirt with the regulars. Women who work in bars and restaurants have heard it all. Now they're telling their stories on a new blog about sexism in the industry.
Length: 11:22 minutes (10.42 MB)
Image: Twitter/@David_Fvnes86
| March 12, 2015
Asia Pacific Currents

International Women's Day and Bangladesh garment workers

March 10, 2015
| Regional labour updates and International Women's Day with a focus on Bangladesh garment workers.
Length: 30:11 minutes (13.82 MB)

ReGirling the Girl: A phenomenal feminist dance

Photo credit: Lisa Sandlos

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"Penis points" is a phrase I never would have encountered if it weren't for my interview with choreographer Lisa Sandlos, whose latest work explores how girls are socially constructed.

Sandlos is creating a production using research with young dancers for her PhD dissertation in Gender, Feminist and Women's Studies at York University. She told me it's a common phrase in the competitive dance studio world.


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Women in mariachi music

February 26, 2015
| Traditional mariachi musicians wear black suits with silver buttons down the pant legs and they're all men. But women have been involved in mariachi music for decades.
Length: 15:20 minutes (14.04 MB)

WINGS #39-14: Feminist Lens Chicago

January 20, 2015
| This feminist viewpoint program based on a live on-stage event discusses the U.S. Supreme Court's decision that religious rights of corporations trump reproductive rights of women.
Length: 28:58 minutes (39.79 MB)
| January 16, 2015

Interview with Elena Skoko, author of 'Memoirs of a Singing Birth'

January 12, 2015
| Frieda Werden interviews Elena Skoko, author of Memoirs of a Singing Birth and activist for rights and dignity of mothers and babies in birth.
Length: 30:14 minutes (27.69 MB)

A feminist view of the revolution in Ukraine

December 5, 2014
| Marusya Borciurkiw is a Canadian filmmaker of Ukrainian descent. She traveled to Kyiv at the end of April to direct a documentary about activists in Ukraine during and after the Euromaidan revolution.
Length: 19:38 minutes (17.98 MB)
image: rabble.ca
| December 5, 2014
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