Amanda Van Slyke

How I Started a Magazine While Overcoming Mental Illness

I wanted to create a publication that built people up rather than tore them down, that promoted real bodies instead of Photoshop, real issues ... [ more ]

I wanted to create a publication that built people up rather than tore them down, that promoted real bodies instead of Photoshop, real issues instead of gossip, and ethical and inexpensive products instead of ... [ more ]

I wanted to create a publication that built people up rather than tore them down, that promoted real bodies instead of Photoshop, real issues instead of gossip, and ethical and inexpensive products instead of having big corporations influencing how we live. [ more ]

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Round-Up: June 23, 2015

Last week, Canada’s top general, Tom Lawson, blamed sexual harassment in the military on men’s “biological wiring.” He was quickly forced to issue a ... [ more ]

Last week, Canada’s top general, Tom Lawson, blamed sexual harassment in the military on men’s “biological wiring.” He was ... [ more ]

Last week, Canada’s top general, Tom Lawson, blamed sexual harassment in the military on men’s “biological wiring.” He was quickly forced to issue a (half-assed) apology after being criticized by the many MPs,and members of the public. But as appalling as ... [ more ]

Last week, Canada’s top general, Tom Lawson, blamed sexual harassment in the military on men’s “biological wiring.” He was quickly forced to issue a (half-assed) apology after being criticized by the many MPs,and members of the public. But as appalling as Lawson’s comment was, maybe it did us a favour by ... [ more ]

Angela Lansbury in Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Angela Lansbury’s School of Feminist Witchcraft

My deep love for the character of Eglantine Price was a reflection of my inner desire to free my own intellect of society’s narrow ... [ more ]

My deep love for the character of Eglantine Price was a reflection of my inner desire to free my ... [ more ]

My deep love for the character of Eglantine Price was a reflection of my inner desire to free my own intellect of society’s narrow concept of “womanhood.” She was the first witch I had ever seen who, with obvious ... [ more ]

My deep love for the character of Eglantine Price was a reflection of my inner desire to free my own intellect of society’s narrow concept of “womanhood.” She was the first witch I had ever seen who, with obvious feminist sensibilities, claimed her power and used it to transform ... [ more ]

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Rose McGowan’s DAWN and the Dangers of Coming of Age as a Young Woman

DAWN, Rose McGowan’s directorial debut, is a coming-of-age film about the perils of coming of age as a young woman. Set in the 1950s, ... [ more ]

DAWN, Rose McGowan’s directorial debut, is a coming-of-age film about the perils of coming ... [ more ]

DAWN, Rose McGowan’s directorial debut, is a coming-of-age film about the perils of coming of age as a young ... [ more ]

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Round-Up: June 16, 2015

Civil rights activist Rachel Doelzal was recently outed by her parents as a white woman posing as black. The situation has raised a lot of ... [ more ]

Civil rights activist Rachel Doelzal was recently outed by her parents as a white woman ... [ more ]

Civil rights activist Rachel Doelzal was recently outed by her parents as a white woman posing as black. The situation ... [ more ]

Captain Janeway

The Lessons Captain Janeway Taught Me

As soon as I saw Kate Mulgrew as Captain Janeway, I knew she was going to be my Captain. She was lost in the ... [ more ]

As soon as I saw Kate Mulgrew as Captain Janeway, I knew she was ... [ more ]

As soon as I saw Kate Mulgrew as Captain Janeway, I knew she was going to be my Captain. ... [ more ]