International Day of the Girl: Canadian Teens Usher in Sexual Consent Culture
Relationships / Sex / Social issues

International Day of the Girl: Canadian Teens Usher in Sexual Consent Culture

They are three young women rocking Canadian feminism, eagerly taking the movement into its next wave: besties and change-makers Lia Valente and Tessa Hill who are remaking the Ontario Sex-Ed curriculum; and badass social organizer Alexi Halket, founder of Crop Top Day, which defied high school dress codes that corner girls into the role of … Continue reading

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

There’s no “U” in Convocation: Why I Hate the Graduation Proposal Trend
Education / Relationships

There’s no “U” in Convocation: Why I Hate the Graduation Proposal Trend

Another June gone, another couple hundred thousand or so graduates having crossed the stages of their Canadian academic institutions, celebrating, quite possibly, their biggest accomplishment to date; accepting their post-secondary degree/diploma. Men and women of all ages, backgrounds, and disciplines spend years working for this moment. Maybe it’s to appease their parents as a matter … Continue reading