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Exploring Disability and Technological ‘Cures’ in Science Fiction

Science fiction as a genre has the unique ability, though not always exercised, to break free of current social norms and explore entirely new possibilities ... [ more ]

Science fiction as a genre has the unique ability, though not always exercised, to break free of current social norms and explore entirely new possibilities for humanity. Since the 1960s, feminist science fiction has critiqued ... [ more ]

Science fiction as a genre has the unique ability, though not always exercised, to break free of current social norms and explore entirely new possibilities for humanity. Since the 1960s, feminist science fiction has critiqued traditional gender roles and challenged audiences to imagine alternatives. But despite being a big SF fan, ... [ more ]

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Attention Boston White People: #BlackLivesMatter

With the timing of MLK weekend and the recent protests in Boston, Selma struck a particular chord with the city, and with me. I ... [ more ]

With the timing of MLK weekend and the recent protests in Boston, Selma struck a particular chord with the ... [ more ]

With the timing of MLK weekend and the recent protests in Boston, Selma struck a particular chord with the city, and with me. I wondered if I would be willing to give my life for this struggle. It’s a ... [ more ]

With the timing of MLK weekend and the recent protests in Boston, Selma struck a particular chord with the city, and with me. I wondered if I would be willing to give my life for this struggle. It’s a massive privilege to be able to think about this academically. ... [ more ]

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Round-Up: Jan. 20, 2014

  Fantastic news out of New Brunswick – thanks to a crowdfunding campaign and extraordinarily hard work by local activists, a new health centre ... [ more ]

  Fantastic news out of New Brunswick – thanks to a crowdfunding campaign and extraordinarily hard work by local ... [ more ]

  Fantastic news out of New Brunswick – thanks to a crowdfunding campaign and extraordinarily hard work by local activists, a new health centre is opening in the former Morgentaler clinic space, and it will provide abortion and other ... [ more ]

  Fantastic news out of New Brunswick – thanks to a crowdfunding campaign and extraordinarily hard work by local activists, a new health centre is opening in the former Morgentaler clinic space, and it will provide abortion and other reproductive health services, as well as cancer screening and LGBTQ ... [ more ]

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Girls Recap: ‘Triggering,’ Season 4, Episode 2

Hannah arrives in Iowa, and that state makes a stellar first impression on our protagonist. First off, she’s able to rent a gorgeous apartment ... [ more ]

Hannah arrives in Iowa, and that state makes a stellar first impression on our ... [ more ]

Hannah arrives in Iowa, and that state makes a stellar first impression on our protagonist. First off, she’s able ... [ more ]

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FFFF: Agent Carter and Sexism Then and Now

In this video, geek cartoonist Leigh Lahav and Oren Mendez show new Marvel TV heroine Agent Peggy Carter battling her toughest challenge: 1940s sexism, ... [ more ]

In this video, geek cartoonist Leigh Lahav and Oren Mendez show new Marvel TV ... [ more ]

In this video, geek cartoonist Leigh Lahav and Oren Mendez show new Marvel TV heroine Agent Peggy Carter battling ... [ more ]

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Let Me Tell You About the Free Public Speaking Program for Toronto Feminists

In Ontario, young women were banned from participating in some prominent high school debate leagues until well into the 1970s. Depriving young women of ... [ more ]

In Ontario, young women were banned from participating in some prominent high school debate ... [ more ]

In Ontario, young women were banned from participating in some prominent high school debate leagues until well into the ... [ more ]