The Round-Up: April 15, 2014
- Toronto feminist Steph Guthrie is interviewed in an awesome web video that clearly, concisely and awesomely summarizes the problems with the Conservatives’ “cyberbullying bill”, which really isn’t about “cyberbullying” at all.
- At Feministing, Wagatwe Wanjuki writes about why it’s important that we stop blaming rape survivors who choose not to report to police.
- After last week’s announcement about the closing of the Morgentaler clinic in Fredericton, support has taken off for reproductive justice advocates in New Brunswick and PEI. NB Pro Choice has started a new Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr, where you can submit your own message of support and solidarity. And over 10,000 people have signed the petition to fund services at the Morgentaler clinic. If you haven’t signed yet, you can do so here.
- Rohin Guha at The Aerogram looks at SNL’s ongoing struggle with diversity.
- Christopher E. Smith writes at The Atlantic about what he learned about stop-and-frisk from seeing it happen to his son.
- “Equal Pay Day” happened last week in the U.S. and this article at the American Prospect explains the continuing issue of the gender wage gap.
- Meanwhile, the Equal Pay Coalition of Ontario has come out with a new video in advance of Equal Pay Day in Ontario, coming up tomorrow (April 16).