Book Review
Mar 24, 2016

Fat activism: A history by and for fat people

Laura Brightwell
Charlotte Cooper's book Fat Activism: A Radical Social Movement studies the history of fat activism and seeks to challenge its current, more problematic, narratives.
Mar 21, 2016

A woman of courage, a tireless Jordanian lawyer

Yusur Al Bahrani
It was the season of hibernation in Amman. If there are warnings about cold weather, people often prefer to stay indoors. Coming from Toronto, the warnings seemed to be a joke for me. But soon, I real
Mar 9, 2016

Pakistan's solar nuns

Sisters Samina Iqbal and Maria Daniel are nuns who install and run solar equipment out of their mission in Faisalabad.
Mar 9, 2016

Women, peace and security in Jordan

Yusur Al Bahrani
International Women's Day, March 8, is different in Jordan. It’s a country surrounded by the region's conflicts and instabilities, but yet is a safe haven for those fleeing wars and strife.
Mar 7, 2016

History of feminism still shows it pays to be radical

Linda M. Ambrose
'It moved me to tears.' That's what one student said when I asked my history class what they thought about 'The Voice of Women: The First 30 Years.' We had just finished watching the film together.
Mar 6, 2016
Hooker Monologues

The Hooker Monologues

A remarkable new production opens next week at the Firehall Arts Centre. The Hooker Monologues will present narratives directly based on the experiences of sex workers and allies.


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