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Support Trans Rights in Canada

Please sign the petition to voice your support the legal protection of all trans people in Canada. According the petition overview: Right now, in Canada, a country that prides itself on inclusiveness and diversity, it is still legal to discriminate against people for aspects of who they are due to the nature of their birth. […]

5 Excuses David Wong Gives Modern Men to Hate Women

Having received 2.3 million hits since being published on March 27th, David Wong’s “5 Ways Modern Men Are Trained to Hate Women” has been catapulted into the Internet hall of fame (at least for a couple weeks).  You’ve probably read it and seen it “liked” on Facebook about a million times.  I read it too.  […]

Belvedere Vodka: The New Date-Rape Drug

I have often heard — usually from Men’s Rights Activists and anti-feminists on the Internet — that we western feminists have it so good that we need to make shit up to get offended about.  The “actually-oppressed women in Afghanistan and Iraq” are often invoked in debates as a strategy to silence feminists in the […]

At Least They’re Fighting Back?

What is happening with our neighbours to the South lately?  Personhood bills, forced transvaginal ultrasounds, 24 hr. wait periods to access abortion (if you can access one at all), and comparing women to livestock. This just gave me some warm fuzzy feelings. Finally — equal opportunity meddling in people’s reproductive rights! Here’s a video of […]

The Ethics of Choice

Women’s reproductive health care has been a hot topic in the media of late.  In the U.S. especially, right wing politicians are working extra-hard to roll back our access to contraception, abortion, cancer screenings, and information.  I’ve been reading a lot of blogs and news articles related to all these topics, but the one I […]

Gendering Affection

I recently wrote a letter to the editor of the National Post in response to an opinion piece by Christie Blatchford.  It was titled, “Toronto, City of Sissies” and basically lambasted all men and boys that engage in the “sissy” act of hugging.  You can find it here and judge for yourself, but I found […]