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Round-Up: Aug. 26, 2014

The tragic death of Indigenous teen Tina Fontaine has renewed the call for justice for missing and murdered Aboriginal women. Highly recommend reading Sarah ... [ more ]

The tragic death of Indigenous teen Tina Fontaine has renewed the call for justice for missing and murdered Aboriginal women. Highly recommend reading Sarah Hunt’s column at the Globe and Mail about how the tragedy has ... [ more ]

The tragic death of Indigenous teen Tina Fontaine has renewed the call for justice for missing and murdered Aboriginal women. Highly recommend reading Sarah Hunt’s column at the Globe and Mail about how the tragedy has highlighted a systemic lack of support for Indigenous women. Indigenous activists are also debating whether ... [ more ]

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B.C.’s Public Education Crisis is a Feminist Issue

B.C.’s 41,000 public school teachers have been off the job since June 17. That was the day that the government responded to the BC ... [ more ]

B.C.’s 41,000 public school teachers have been off the job since June 17. That was the day that the ... [ more ]

B.C.’s 41,000 public school teachers have been off the job since June 17. That was the day that the government responded to the BC Teachers’ Federation’s partial strike action with a lock-out, closing schools for the summer two weeks early. ... [ more ]

B.C.’s 41,000 public school teachers have been off the job since June 17. That was the day that the government responded to the BC Teachers’ Federation’s partial strike action with a lock-out, closing schools for the summer two weeks early. But this long summer may be far from over. The ... [ more ]

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Violence Against Women on a Concert T-Shirt

Trigger Warning: Imagery and graphic description of violence against women Earlier this summer, a Nine Inch Nails (NIN) concertgoer posted an image on a NIN forum ... [ more ]

Trigger Warning: Imagery and graphic description of violence against women Earlier this summer, a Nine Inch Nails (NIN) concertgoer posted an ... [ more ]

Trigger Warning: Imagery and graphic description of violence against women Earlier this summer, a Nine Inch Nails (NIN) concertgoer posted an image on a NIN forum of a T-Shirt that was on sale at the concert. The image represents the epidemic ... [ more ]

Trigger Warning: Imagery and graphic description of violence against women Earlier this summer, a Nine Inch Nails (NIN) concertgoer posted an image on a NIN forum of a T-Shirt that was on sale at the concert. The image represents the epidemic of violence against women that is plaguing the United States. ... [ more ]

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I Don’t Like Catcalls. Why Do You Care?

Repeatedly women are told, on catcalling and many other subjects, to shut up and take a compliment. You, my community, rush to defend men you ... [ more ]

Repeatedly women are told, on catcalling and many other subjects, to shut up and take ... [ more ]

Repeatedly women are told, on catcalling and many other subjects, to shut up and take a compliment. You, my community, ... [ more ]

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Round-Up: Aug. 19, 2014

A lot of us can’t stop thinking about the ongoing injustice in Ferguson. The Root has a great round-up of articles and tweets that get to ... [ more ]

A lot of us can’t stop thinking about the ongoing injustice in Ferguson. The Root ... [ more ]

A lot of us can’t stop thinking about the ongoing injustice in Ferguson. The Root has a great round-up of articles ... [ more ]

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The Most Powerful Lines in The Giver are Four Words Long

The new movie version of Lois Lowry's The Giver has been criticized for being "just another dystopian teen movie," but it has some powerful ... [ more ]

The new movie version of Lois Lowry's The Giver has been criticized for being ... [ more ]

The new movie version of Lois Lowry's The Giver has been criticized for being "just another dystopian teen movie," ... [ more ]