Anita Sarkeesian, a prominent Canadian-American feminist cultural critic, was forced to cancel an appearance at Utah State University after receiving threats of a Montreal Massacre-style attack.
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The email subject line: ”Life, love, and pussy” … Subject: Life, love, and pussy Guys, I just want to put out an early semester reminder that life is good. You’re here, you’re […]
By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive: Stephen Harper wants us all to believe that the Conservatives’ new anti-Trudeau household flier is part of “democratic debate.” The Harper Conservatives greeted Justin Trudeau‘s election as Liberal leader with a below-the-belt TV ad rejected by Canadians. This week, the Conservatives launched a tax-payer-funded flyer campaign attacking […]
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Reblogged from Rant Against the Random: TRIGGER WARNING: The following includes descriptions, photos, and video that may serve as a trigger for victims of sexual violence. Please be advised. Someone asked me today, “What is ‘rape culture’ anyway? I’m tired of hearing about it.” Yeah, I hear ya. I’m tired of talking about it. But . . . → Read More: Melissa Fong: So you’re tired of hearing about "rape culture"?
Deafness, speech and the Performance of Gender This weekend I had the privilege of participating in a conference on Disability and Ableism at Ryerson University. Let me just say first that it is an incredible feeling to be among people fluent in American Sign Language (ASL). To see them speak with gesture in silence can . . . → Read More: Melissa Fong: Deafness, speech and the Performance of Gender
St. Patrick’s Day and the Celebration of White Masculinity. Every St. Patrick’s Day I feel slight misgivings about celebrating. I like to go to parties; I enjoy green shamrock-shaped candy; and I certainly enjoy Guinness. But there is something wrong about the way St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated that puts me off…. From what I . . . → Read More: Melissa Fong: St. Patrick’s Day and the Celebration of White Masculinity.
So me and a couple of friends went to an Chapters- Indigo bookstore here in Toronto not too long ago and we found out that they have a section called “What a man should have”. This annoyed us because the section is full of books that reinforces th… . . . → Read More: Thumbs Up Canada: What a man should have?