Frida Kahlo (centre) with Malu Block and Diego Rivera, 1932.

Navigating through Frida

There were earlier ones. Women who shaped my feminism, women who shaped me in my feminism(s). But, it is Frida Kahlo who remains a ... [ more ]

There were earlier ones. Women who shaped my feminism, women who shaped me in my feminism(s). But, it is Frida Kahlo who remains a consistent swimmer through my own journey as a feminist. Perhaps ... [ more ]

There were earlier ones. Women who shaped my feminism, women who shaped me in my feminism(s). But, it is Frida Kahlo who remains a consistent swimmer through my own journey as a feminist. Perhaps her omnipresence is due simply to her multiple apparitions: artist, activist, writer, thinker, lover, maker. ... [ more ]

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On Trigger Warnings in Academia

Those of us in favour of trigger warnings aren’t even asking that sexual assault be treated with kid gloves. Rather, we are asking people ... [ more ]

Those of us in favour of trigger warnings aren’t even asking that sexual assault be treated with kid gloves. ... [ more ]

Those of us in favour of trigger warnings aren’t even asking that sexual assault be treated with kid gloves. Rather, we are asking people to briefly attend to the very real impacts of sexualized violence and the huge number ... [ more ]

Those of us in favour of trigger warnings aren’t even asking that sexual assault be treated with kid gloves. Rather, we are asking people to briefly attend to the very real impacts of sexualized violence and the huge number of survivors amongst us.  [ more ]

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Round-Up: May 19, 2015

Women, Action & The Media (WAM!) has released a new report with recommendations on how to tackle abuse and harassment on Twitter. Katherine Swampy, ... [ more ]

Women, Action & The Media (WAM!) has released a new report with recommendations on how to tackle abuse and ... [ more ]

Women, Action & The Media (WAM!) has released a new report with recommendations on how to tackle abuse and harassment on Twitter. Katherine Swampy, an Aboriginal woman, says she was truly shocked by the racism she received as a candidate ... [ more ]

Women, Action & The Media (WAM!) has released a new report with recommendations on how to tackle abuse and harassment on Twitter. Katherine Swampy, an Aboriginal woman, says she was truly shocked by the racism she received as a candidate in the recent Alberta election (CBC). BuzzFeed explains Toronto Police’s ... [ more ]

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God Beyond Gender: On Peter Wilkes’ A Woman Called God

I wrestle intellectually from time to time with the issue of god and gender. Maybe you do, too. Over time, I’ve grown skeptical about ... [ more ]

I wrestle intellectually from time to time with the issue of god and gender. ... [ more ]

I wrestle intellectually from time to time with the issue of god and gender. Maybe you do, too. Over ... [ more ]

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Theatre: Who Got the Spoils That Night?

We often trace misogyny and sexism in far-reaching media like books and movies, but more short-range events like plays can, unfortunately, fly stealth under ... [ more ]

We often trace misogyny and sexism in far-reaching media like books and movies, but ... [ more ]

We often trace misogyny and sexism in far-reaching media like books and movies, but more short-range events like plays ... [ more ]

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Welcome to North Dakota

When it comes to rights for women and LGBTQ people in North Dakota, the pattern in the state seems to be one step forward, ... [ more ]

When it comes to rights for women and LGBTQ people in North Dakota, the ... [ more ]

When it comes to rights for women and LGBTQ people in North Dakota, the pattern in the state seems ... [ more ]