Posts Tagged ‘women’
 

 
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Hillary Clinton Appoints Ellen Degeneres as Global HIV/AIDS Envoy

Who better to spread the word of an “AIDS -free generation”? Our beloved lesbian sister Ellen Degeneres was appointed Global HIV/AIDS Envoy by the equally awesome Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. The announcemen...
by Dallas
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03.08.12 – Screening of Miss Representation @ Concordia

The Simone de Beauvoir Institute, Breast Cancer Action Montreal, FemmeToxic, Girls Action Foundation and the Department of Communication Studies present: The 8th Annual Lanie Melamed Memorial Event Refuse to be Toxified! …...
by Team Gaily
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Sara Quin vs Tyler, the creator: On ideas, words, music, and the difference between offense and hate

The New York Times describes his new album “Goblin” as “spiteful, internal, confident, vitriolic, vividly bruised stuff, a shocking — and shockingly good album that bears little resemblance to contemporary ...
by Erika
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Why You Should Care About Roller Derby

I have never been a fan of sports. Call it a mix of being too busy reading and a series of high school miseries. So imagine my delight when I found a sport that I not only loved watching, but even (gasp!) understood. That sport...
by Alex
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The Perils And Pride Of The Dyke March

The Vancouver Dyke March made me lesbian. Well, not really, but it definitely helped me realize that straight life was officially out of the question for me. As a questioning thirty-something that couldn’t quite figure out wh...
by Dallas
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Sunday Skooled: Living Islam (OUT) Loud or, discussing the meaning of queer

To be queer is “to abrade the classifications, to sit athwart conventional categories or traverse several… We are all athwart if we expose and repudiate some of the comforting lies told about us and that we tell ourselv...
by Erika
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A vote for a JUST DON’T F*CKING KILL YOUR DAUGHTER political/justice system

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 anymo...
by Nikki
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light a spark

Montreal Queer Sparks Speak: It’s A Roundtable

In the next few weeks I will be very busy organizing a feminist roundtable over at kickaction.ca – you should probably check it out because there are some awesome queer Montrealers ready to speak their minds on topics tha...
by Erika
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Why I Hate Pink Ribbon Crap and Six Reasons Everyone Oughta Care

It is the final day of October. Over the last 31 days, you have likely been inundated by pink. October, around the world, is ubiquitously known as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Just in case you weren’t already aware of b...
by Erika
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I Bought It: Beyoncé, Feminism, and All That Sheiße

Recently, I have been checking out the wonderful world of feminist theory. The release of Beyoncé’s most recent album 4 prompted me to write an article about the seemingly conflicting gender roles in her music throughout th...
by Kyle
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US State Department Launches 2012 International Women of Courage Awards

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will host the 2012 International Women of Courage Awards (IWCA) Ceremony this morning (Thursday, March 8) at 11:00AM EST with special guest First Lady Michelle Obama. Secretary Clinton ...
by Kyle
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