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Gender Focus winds up after seven years of feminist blogging

It is with mixed feeling that I am winding up Gender Focus after seven years. The website will remain live, but we will not ... [ more ]

It is with mixed feeling that I am winding up Gender Focus after seven years. The website will remain live, but we will not be accepting new content. Seven years ago I had some ... [ more ]

It is with mixed feeling that I am winding up Gender Focus after seven years. The website will remain live, but we will not be accepting new content. Seven years ago I had some spare time and decided to start a feminist blog with a particular focus on Canadian ... [ more ]

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What One Heckler Told Me About Feminism and Action Figures

Of course, this heckler could have been anyone. He could have been someone who randomly wandered into a panel. He could have been an ... [ more ]

Of course, this heckler could have been anyone. He could have been someone who randomly wandered into a panel. ... [ more ]

Of course, this heckler could have been anyone. He could have been someone who randomly wandered into a panel. He could have been an action figure collector. He could have been looking for the bathroom and got lost. Who ... [ more ]

Of course, this heckler could have been anyone. He could have been someone who randomly wandered into a panel. He could have been an action figure collector. He could have been looking for the bathroom and got lost. Who knows. Part of me is glad he showed up, though. [ more ]

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FFFF: Margaret Cho and Awkwafina take on Asian stereotypes

In their new music video, "Green Tea," Awkwafina and Margaret Cho mark Asian Pacific Heritage Month by tearing down anti-Asian stereotypes. [ more ]

In their new music video, "Green Tea," Awkwafina and Margaret Cho mark Asian Pacific Heritage Month by tearing down ... [ more ]

In their new music video, "Green Tea," Awkwafina and Margaret Cho mark Asian Pacific Heritage Month by tearing down anti-Asian stereotypes. [ more ]

In their new music video, "Green Tea," Awkwafina and Margaret Cho mark Asian Pacific Heritage Month by tearing down anti-Asian stereotypes. [ more ]

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This Ukrainian Life: Igort Translates Conflict into Comics

Igort’s graphic novel The Ukrainian and Russian Notebooks: Life and Death under Soviet Rule originally emerged in 2010, but has only just now been ... [ more ]

Igort’s graphic novel The Ukrainian and Russian Notebooks: Life and Death under Soviet Rule ... [ more ]

Igort’s graphic novel The Ukrainian and Russian Notebooks: Life and Death under Soviet Rule originally emerged in 2010, but ... [ more ]

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Round-Up: June 7, 2016

In a powerful piece in The Atlantic, Vann R. Newkirk writes that Muhammad Ali was a radical whose legacy cannot be appropriated by those who turn a blind ... [ more ]

In a powerful piece in The Atlantic, Vann R. Newkirk writes that Muhammad Ali was a radical ... [ more ]

In a powerful piece in The Atlantic, Vann R. Newkirk writes that Muhammad Ali was a radical whose legacy cannot be appropriated ... [ more ]

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 ... [ more ]

Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters has done what no other movie – definitely no other movie in recent memory – could ... [ more ]