Joy is the last thing you'd expect at a place like Sistering, a daily drop-in centre for marginalized and homeless women - "ordinary women in extraordinary circumstances." Sistering - its palpable go
Ontario corporations will delight in a $2 billion tax cut, provided by their Tory friends in government. The women of the province (teachers, nurses, welfare mothers, home caregivers) are paying for
How did Jim arrange to exert his control, even from prison? He stalled for nearly a year before entering a plea. The CAS worker insisted to Alvin that until Jim was tried, his rights as a father must
For the first time, there is a fresh gust of genuine, even frightened, awareness sweeping through the stale assemblies of entrenched power: male supremacy in the developing nations comes at a cost of
My broken toes seem to chronicle, in their fragmented way, the course of my adult life.
Filmmaker Gerry Rogers' 72-year-old aunt had a mastectomy one day last week at 2 o'clock in the afternoon. By 8 p.m., groggy and nauseous, she was ushered out of the hospital over her family's pleas
York University's School of Women's Studies recently hosted its "Awards and Recognition Dinner." The small and high-spirited affair brought together a talented cross-section of students, graduates an
Robin Pacific, artist and designer of the female-friendly computer-game <i>Babes in the Woods</i>, recently held a contest. The prize: copies of the game for 50 lucky winners. The challenge: to get i
In a fit of majoritarian panic, the City of Regina has proclaimed its first Heterosexual Family Pride Day. This is the ultimate in embarrassing acts of appropriation.