Ghostbusters: Abby (Melissa McCarthy), Jillian Holtzmann (Kate McKinnon), Erin (Kristen Wiig) and Patty (Leslie Jones) in an image from the trailer

The new Ghostbusters action figures are revolutionizing toy store shelves

Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters has done what no other movie – definitely no other movie in recent memory – could do: generate a wave of ... [ more ]

Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters has done what no other movie – definitely no other movie in recent memory – could do: generate a wave of all-female action figures, tied to a big-budget film, that is ... [ more ]

Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters has done what no other movie – definitely no other movie in recent memory – could do: generate a wave of all-female action figures, tied to a big-budget film, that is widely available in mainstream toy stores.  [ more ]

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Round-Up: May 24, 2016

Last week the federal government fulfilled an election promise, tabling legislation to enshrine legal protections for trans Canadians (CBC). Regardless of your thoughts on “elbowgate,” the ... [ more ]

Last week the federal government fulfilled an election promise, tabling legislation to enshrine legal protections for trans Canadians (CBC). Regardless of ... [ more ]

Last week the federal government fulfilled an election promise, tabling legislation to enshrine legal protections for trans Canadians (CBC). Regardless of your thoughts on “elbowgate,” the kind of misogynist online attacks against MP Ruth-Ellen Brosseau in the aftermath have been truly ... [ more ]

Last week the federal government fulfilled an election promise, tabling legislation to enshrine legal protections for trans Canadians (CBC). Regardless of your thoughts on “elbowgate,” the kind of misogynist online attacks against MP Ruth-Ellen Brosseau in the aftermath have been truly disgraceful (Globe and Mail). Desmond Cole looks at the way ... [ more ]

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Gender Issues in the Canadian Census: Beyond Question 2

The census needs to represent a broader spectrum of physical/biological sex than a male/female binary, but this is not the only space where sex, ... [ more ]

The census needs to represent a broader spectrum of physical/biological sex than a male/female binary, but this is not ... [ more ]

The census needs to represent a broader spectrum of physical/biological sex than a male/female binary, but this is not the only space where sex, gender, and sexuality are defined by the Canadian state through the census.  [ more ]

The census needs to represent a broader spectrum of physical/biological sex than a male/female binary, but this is not the only space where sex, gender, and sexuality are defined by the Canadian state through the census.  [ more ]

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Round-Up: May 10, 2016

Tristan Hopper writes about “why Canadian white people have so much trouble understanding why somebody wouldn’t want to leave Attawapiskat” (National Post). Kitikmeok women ... [ more ]

Tristan Hopper writes about “why Canadian white people have so much trouble understanding why ... [ more ]

Tristan Hopper writes about “why Canadian white people have so much trouble understanding why somebody wouldn’t want to leave ... [ more ]

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Happy Mother’s Day. We’ll Adjust Your Wages Accordingly.

Statistics show that a woman’s income decreases by about six to nine per cent per child. [ more ]

Statistics show that a woman’s income decreases by about six to nine per cent ... [ more ]

Statistics show that a woman’s income decreases by about six to nine per cent per child. [ more ]

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FFFF: Smile, Ladies

In this Funny or Die sketch, a random man advises a lady to smile more, instantly changing the lives of women everywhere! [ more ]

In this Funny or Die sketch, a random man advises a lady to smile ... [ more ]

In this Funny or Die sketch, a random man advises a lady to smile more, instantly changing the lives ... [ more ]