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Enjoying the Lack of Sexist Media Coverage of Rachel Notley

In many ways, the media made quite a remarkable anomaly out of Notley and her ‘Crue,' refusing to tear her down to the extent ... [ more ]

In many ways, the media made quite a remarkable anomaly out of Notley and her ‘Crue,' refusing to tear her down to the extent we’re accustomed to seeing with, say, Kim Campbell or Belinda ... [ more ]

In many ways, the media made quite a remarkable anomaly out of Notley and her ‘Crue,' refusing to tear her down to the extent we’re accustomed to seeing with, say, Kim Campbell or Belinda Stronach or the staple queen target for sexist media of the free world, Hillary Clinton. ... [ more ]

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Who Killed the World? – The Complicated Feminism of Mad Max: Fury Road

Thank you, MRAs, for exposing me to Mad Max: Fury Road, a fantastic film that spoke to me on such a visceral level. This ... [ more ]

Thank you, MRAs, for exposing me to Mad Max: Fury Road, a fantastic film that spoke to me on ... [ more ]

Thank you, MRAs, for exposing me to Mad Max: Fury Road, a fantastic film that spoke to me on such a visceral level. This film had a lot of feminist themes, but as much as I loved this film ... [ more ]

Thank you, MRAs, for exposing me to Mad Max: Fury Road, a fantastic film that spoke to me on such a visceral level. This film had a lot of feminist themes, but as much as I loved this film and rooting for Furiosa, I can’t give it a full ... [ more ]

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Round-Up: May 26, 2015

Squamish, B.C. City Councillor Susan Chapelle is lobbying for increased access to rape kits in her district, after sharing her own story of being drugged ... [ more ]

Squamish, B.C. City Councillor Susan Chapelle is lobbying for increased access to rape kits in her district, after sharing her ... [ more ]

Squamish, B.C. City Councillor Susan Chapelle is lobbying for increased access to rape kits in her district, after sharing her own story of being drugged and raped. Currently, women in the Lower Mainland have to travel to one of two hospitals ... [ more ]

Squamish, B.C. City Councillor Susan Chapelle is lobbying for increased access to rape kits in her district, after sharing her own story of being drugged and raped. Currently, women in the Lower Mainland have to travel to one of two hospitals in Vancouver or Surrey to have physical evidence taken after ... [ more ]

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 ... [ more ]

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

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

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