PODCAST: The Sex Myth09/02/15
Our culture places a lot of emphasis on sex. We’re given the impression everyone’s doing it all the time and that, if we’re not, we’re somehow flawed, unattractive, dysfunctional, boring, or prudish. But is sex overrated? Is society’s overemphasis on...
Egg donation is most-often presented as a harmless solution for men and women alike who are not able to have a biological child of their own. An article published at Everyday Feminism by a gay man treats both surrogacy and egg donation...
PODCAST: Constance Backhouse discusses the Dal Dentistry...
Back in December, a student at Dalhousie University came forward with a complaint about comments posted on a Facebook page called Class of DDS 2015 Gentlemen. The group was made […]
PODCAST: Kathleen Barry reports back from The World Summit...
On May 11th and 12th, The World Summit: End Sexual Exploitation 2025 was held at The Carter Center in Atlanta, Georgia. The conference formed working groups of experts and advocates […]
PODCAST: The Perfect Victim
A new documentary looks at the cases of four women — victims of domestic abuse who killed their husbands in an attempt to escape the years of torture inflicted upon […]
PODCAST: Choice and consent in feminism, law, and society:...
The cases of Jian Ghomeshi and, most-recently, the Cindy Gladue murder case, have forced us to interrogate what “consent” really means, particularly with regard to sexual assault. We’ve had to […]
PODCAST: Counting dead women & the Femicide Census
Karen Ingala Smith began counting Britain’s murdered women, putting their names on her own blog back in 2012. There were 126 women killed through male violence that year, 143 in […]
PODCAST: Resistance is a woman — Lee Lakeman on...
On June 21, 2014, women and male allies gathered to honour and celebrate Lee Lakeman and her tireless work to end male violence against women. Lee has been an integral […]
PODCAST: Page Three is on its way out, The Sun just...
The Sun, the U.K.’s largest circulation newspaper, has featured topless models on Page Three since 1970. It was widely reported that as of January 19, The Sun would no longer be publishing the photographs in their paper. Feminists everywhere —...
‘Surrogacy is child trafficking': An interview with Kajsa...
Journalist, writer and activist, Kaisa Ekis Ekman, argues that the practice of surrogacy constitutes child trafficking and compares it to prostitution in her book, “Being and Being Bought: Prostitution, Surrogacy and the Split Self.” In this episode,...
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