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Star Trek’s Official Facebook Page Needs to Tackle Sexist, Racist and Homophobic Comments

I grew up watching and loving Star Trek, and just over a year ago I started a side blog called Trekkie Feminist. It wasn’t long ... [ more ]

I grew up watching and loving Star Trek, and just over a year ago I started a side blog called Trekkie Feminist. It wasn’t long after that my attention was drawn to a post filled ... [ more ]

I grew up watching and loving Star Trek, and just over a year ago I started a side blog called Trekkie Feminist. It wasn’t long after that my attention was drawn to a post filled with some pretty grossly sexist replies on the official Star Trek Facebook page, which is run ... [ more ]

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Round-Up: Sept. 16, 2014

Georgiann Davis writes about why “sex testing” of female athletes needs to stop (Ms. Magazine). Viola Davis spoke last week about the barriers she still ... [ more ]

Georgiann Davis writes about why “sex testing” of female athletes needs to stop (Ms. Magazine). Viola Davis spoke last ... [ more ]

Georgiann Davis writes about why “sex testing” of female athletes needs to stop (Ms. Magazine). Viola Davis spoke last week about the barriers she still faces in Hollywood, along with other women of colour (Women and Hollywood). We Hunted the Mammoth’s ... [ more ]

Georgiann Davis writes about why “sex testing” of female athletes needs to stop (Ms. Magazine). Viola Davis spoke last week about the barriers she still faces in Hollywood, along with other women of colour (Women and Hollywood). We Hunted the Mammoth’s David Futrelle did a great interview at Vice about why ... [ more ]

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The Paradox of Body Acceptance

Fat acceptance isn’t always about loving your body. It’s not always about standing up and declaiming loudly that fat is flabulous. Sometimes fat acceptance is ... [ more ]

Fat acceptance isn’t always about loving your body. It’s not always about standing up and declaiming loudly that fat is ... [ more ]

Fat acceptance isn’t always about loving your body. It’s not always about standing up and declaiming loudly that fat is flabulous. Sometimes fat acceptance is just about accepting your body as it is at this moment. My road to fat acceptance ... [ more ]

Fat acceptance isn’t always about loving your body. It’s not always about standing up and declaiming loudly that fat is flabulous. Sometimes fat acceptance is just about accepting your body as it is at this moment. My road to fat acceptance has been a long and winding one. Unlike some of ... [ more ]

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Round-Up: Sep. 9, 2014

Holly Jarrett and other Aboriginal women are asking Prime Minister Stephen Harper “Am I Next?” in a powerful new photo campaign (via Press Progress). ... [ more ]

Holly Jarrett and other Aboriginal women are asking Prime Minister Stephen Harper “Am I ... [ more ]

Holly Jarrett and other Aboriginal women are asking Prime Minister Stephen Harper “Am I Next?” in a powerful new ... [ more ]

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At the Intersection of Trans and Blue-Collar

Just as my family will never understand queer, many of the people in my life now will never understand the working class.  [ more ]

Just as my family will never understand queer, many of the people in my ... [ more ]

Just as my family will never understand queer, many of the people in my life now will never understand ... [ more ]

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Free-Diving Off the Banks of Normal: A Review of Debbie Taylor’s Herring Girl

Debbie Taylor’s release of Herring Girl takes us where we’re not yet comfortable but dying to go: beyond normal. The novel interweaves lives, past ... [ more ]

Debbie Taylor’s release of Herring Girl takes us where we’re not yet comfortable but ... [ more ]

Debbie Taylor’s release of Herring Girl takes us where we’re not yet comfortable but dying to go: beyond normal. ... [ more ]