Books


Getting Real about Cultural Illusions: Review of Roxane Gay’s Bad Feminist

Bad Feminist is a wake up call for a fairly young audience to start thinking more critically about everything, to start questioning their cultural ... [ more ]

Bad Feminist is a wake up call for a fairly young audience to start ... [ more ]

Bad Feminist is a wake up call for a fairly young audience to start thinking more critically about everything, ... [ more ]

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Fifty Shades of Consent

What is consent? How does one give consent? Where is the line between consent and coercion? In the book Fifty Shades of Grey, billionaire Christian ... [ more ]

What is consent? How does one give consent? Where is the line between consent ... [ more ]

What is consent? How does one give consent? Where is the line between consent and coercion? In the book Fifty ... [ more ]

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How the Mercury 13 Paved the Way for Women in Space

  More than 20 years before Sally Ride became the first American woman in space, and three decades before Eileen Collins became the first ... [ more ]

  More than 20 years before Sally Ride became the first American woman in ... [ more ]

  More than 20 years before Sally Ride became the first American woman in space, and three decades before ... [ more ]

Book Review: Amazon Burning by Victoria Griffiths

Victoria Griffith’s debut novel Amazon Burning follows the exploits of Emma Cohen, a journalism student who leaves New York under a cloud of suspicion. ... [ more ]

Victoria Griffith’s debut novel Amazon Burning follows the exploits of Emma Cohen, a journalism ... [ more ]

Victoria Griffith’s debut novel Amazon Burning follows the exploits of Emma Cohen, a journalism student who leaves New York ... [ more ]

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 ... [ more ]

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

Contributors Pick the Best of 2014

Each year I ask the Gender Focus contributors about some of their highlights from the past year. Here are their favourite books, movies, causes, ... [ more ]

Each year I ask the Gender Focus contributors about some of their highlights from ... [ more ]

Each year I ask the Gender Focus contributors about some of their highlights from the past year. Here are ... [ more ]