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Gender + Sexuality

Yeehaw! Alberta Elects Feminist Female Premier Who Maybe Likes HomoGays

Posted October 4, 2011 by Dallas

In a province that celebrates calf-roping and Wranglers, and smells of horse manure after a day of rain we never would have thought the day would come. Well, (r)evolution is upon us here in the Wild Rose province as our new Premier, Alison Redford has taken the reigns of Alberta after a 14-day fight from […]

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Gender + Sexuality

Je Me Souviens: 22 Years Ago I Walked To School And Was Afraid

Posted December 6, 2011 by Ashleigh

My mom was crying in the living room with the TV on. I asked why she was crying. She told me, very honestly, that a man had gone into a school in Montreal (the city from which I write now) and hurt the women who went there. That he lined them up and shot them. […]

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Feminism

Recharge your Karma by Recharging your Body!

Posted January 23, 2013 by Melanie

Organize a fundraising event in your Yoga studio community to support Yoga therapy and women’s health in Bhopal, India   On December 3rd 1984, at 10 minutes past midnight, a Union Carbide pesticide plant, operating under extensive cost-cutting measures with sub-par safety facilities, leaked over 27 tons of methyl-isocyanate—a deadly gas—into the air. The gas released was carried by winds […]

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Gender + Sexuality

Gender-bending Kids Now Being Admitted To Girl Scouts USA?

Posted October 28, 2011 by Nikki

Bobby Montoya, a 7 year child has the body of a boy. Bobby loves Barbies and Bratz and feels like he should be able to take part in whatever “girl” activities he wants. Thankfully, his mother, Felisha Archuleta agrees with Bobby. Although she refers to her son using male pronouns, she also acknowledges Bobby’s sense […]

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Gender + Sexuality

A vote for a JUST DON’T F*CKING KILL YOUR DAUGHTER political/justice system

Posted September 30, 2011 by Nikki

It’s time to take a step back and be grateful that we live in a country where the appropriate response to a sexual assault is not beheading the victim. Or whatever it is they do these days. I mean who even does that anymore? Not Pakistan. No, Pakistan thinks that burying daughters alive is more […]

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Hot Girls + Hair

Annabree: Girls Talking About Their Alternative Lifestyle Hair

Posted June 1, 2012 by Erika

      (Editor’s Note: Girls Talking About Their Alternative Lifestyle Hair is a new feature where Erika talks to super hot girls who have feelings about their hair as it pertains to their sexualities, identities, and histories. I think you will also see that they are hot, and you will probably have feelings about that […]

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Culture

Boy Culture: Why Coming Out Is Only Half The Battle

Posted May 30, 2012 by Elie

Too skinny for the gym rats, too hairy for the twinks, and too foreign for just about everyone else; my first experiences in Montreal’s gay village ended up being more intimidating than growing up in the aggressively ignorant environment I did in the Middle East. If any of you were like me growing up, then […]

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Culture

Did You Say Lesbians? I LOVE Lesbians!

Posted July 8, 2012 by Sheri

So I’m sitting in a coffee shop talking with a brother about a trip he took to Africa to work in a village. I was a little annoyed by his comments that more black kids should be taken to Africa so they can see how good they have it in America, but I decided not […]

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