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Round-Up: Sept. 23, 2014

Read about the First Nations protests surrounding the opening of the Canadian Museum of Human Rights, in this article by Alexandra Paul at the ... [ more ]

Read about the First Nations protests surrounding the opening of the Canadian Museum of Human Rights, in this article by Alexandra Paul at the Winnipeg Free Press. Sarah Serajelahi writes at Shameless about why ... [ more ]

Read about the First Nations protests surrounding the opening of the Canadian Museum of Human Rights, in this article by Alexandra Paul at the Winnipeg Free Press. Sarah Serajelahi writes at Shameless about why Ontario’s minimum wage needs a raise. Catch this Ms. article on Shonda Rhimes, the “angry black ... [ more ]

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Take Action for Reproductive Justice in the Maritimes & Across Canada

In April, when New Brunswick’s Morgentaler Clinic announced it would be forced to close, the barriers to accessing abortion in the Maritimes came to ... [ more ]

In April, when New Brunswick’s Morgentaler Clinic announced it would be forced to close, the barriers to accessing abortion ... [ more ]

In April, when New Brunswick’s Morgentaler Clinic announced it would be forced to close, the barriers to accessing abortion in the Maritimes came to national attention. Now, with the New Brunswick election on September 23 and the federal election ... [ more ]

In April, when New Brunswick’s Morgentaler Clinic announced it would be forced to close, the barriers to accessing abortion in the Maritimes came to national attention. Now, with the New Brunswick election on September 23 and the federal election coming in 2015, reproductive justice activists across Canada are hoping ... [ more ]

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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 ... [ 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 ... [ 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. ... [ more ]

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

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