Tell GUTS Magazine About Your Experiences (or Lack Thereof) With Moms and Motherhood
Relationships

Tell GUTS Magazine About Your Experiences (or Lack Thereof) With Moms and Motherhood

The amazing women over at GUTS Magazine (a bi-annual Canadian feminist publication – not to be confused with the French magazine of the same name that French Wikipedia describes as, “un magazine bimestriel masculin trash”) are in the process of putting together their issue for the second half of 2015, and they’ve decided to focus … Continue reading

On DSquared2’s Racist and Extraordinarily Offensive FW15 Line: “DSquaw”
Fashion

On DSquared2’s Racist and Extraordinarily Offensive FW15 Line: “DSquaw”

From the DSquared2 Facebook Page DSquared2’s description (on their Facebook page) of their FW15 line reads: “The enchantment of Canadian Indian tribes. The confident attitude of the British aristocracy. In a captivating play on contrasts: an ode to America’s native tribes meets the noble spirit of Old Europe. Magic and mysterious tribal influences meld with … Continue reading

Trans Woman Sumaya Ysl Found Dead in Toronto, Found Nowhere in the News
Social issues

Trans Woman Sumaya Ysl Found Dead in Toronto, Found Nowhere in the News

On Sunday, February 22nd, Toronto police responded to a call in Toronto’s East End, and arrived to find an unresponsive woman – 26 year old Sumaya Dalmar, a well-known woman in the Toronto trans community – who was pronounced dead at the scene. For two days, social media has been erupting. The hashtags #BlackTransLivesMatter, #JusticeForSumaya … Continue reading

One of Our Beavers Was on The Agenda With Steve Paikin and We Are Freaking Out!
Politics

One of Our Beavers Was on The Agenda With Steve Paikin and We Are Freaking Out!

Last night, our very own incredible superstar and badass babe, Isabelle Bourgeault-Tassé, joined a panel of pundits last night to talk free expression, outrage, and offence in the wake of the attacks on Charlie Hebdo and the ongoing rape culture controversy unfolding on Canadian university campuses.  She joined joined Susan G. Cole from Now Magazine; Jonathan Kay from The Walrus; Margaret … Continue reading

Canada Has a Diversity Problem in Government – And Ontario’s Elections Just Proved It (Again)
Politics

Canada Has a Diversity Problem in Government – And Ontario’s Elections Just Proved It (Again)

On Monday, October 27th, municipal elections were held across Ontario. In a shocking twist, our country’s largest city – Toronto – decided to vote in a middle-aged, white, male as their mayor. Yes, you. Sarcasm aside, no one should actually be surprised, given Canada’s pathetic record when it comes to female representation in politics. A … Continue reading