Canadian Queer Muslims Speak On Love and Faith
Politics / Social issues

Canadian Queer Muslims Speak On Love and Faith

“We have always been here, it’s just that the world wasn’t ready for us yet,” explains Dali, a young Muslim featured in Toronto photographer and artist Samra Habib’s project Just Me and Allah: A Queer Muslim Photo Project. The brainchild of the achingly beautiful 2014 project is finding new life on social media in the aftermath … Continue reading

The 2015 Elle Beaver List of Canadian Women of the Year
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The 2015 Elle Beaver List of Canadian Women of the Year

They are the Canadian women who inspired us to do better, aspire to greater things, reminded us of our humanity, our frailties and our failures.  They are women who made headlines, made us laugh, broke the Internet, broke our hearts and made us think.  Elle Beaver brings you its list of some of the women … Continue reading

Ridiculous Company Seeks Woman To Fill Role of SEO Specialist SLASH Receptionist
Amuse / Social issues

Ridiculous Company Seeks Woman To Fill Role of SEO Specialist SLASH Receptionist

If you’re a woman looking for an opportunity as a content writer & SEO specialist in an openly sexist Toronto-based web development company, then, OH GURL, do we have a dream company for you! That’s right – Vestra Inet recently advertised a job description for a content writer who can write for clients, has knowledge … Continue reading

​From Paris to Canada to Beirut – We Aren’t “Civilized” (And What We Can Do Change That)
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​From Paris to Canada to Beirut – We Aren’t “Civilized” (And What We Can Do Change That)

Genuine reflection on foreign policies and interventions, rather than blame-mongering, needed in wake of Beirut, Paris attacks   As news filters out of Paris today and the pieces start to come together, that one piece of information is finally there: One of the suicide bombers had an express passport and came in with other Syrian … Continue reading

Women of #ELXN42: Up for Debate
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Women of #ELXN42: Up for Debate

Elle Beaver brings you profiles of the women who are shaping the 2015 federal election (#elxn42), the pundits, spin-doctors, journalists and activists who are making headlines, shaping our political landscape and who are vying for YOUR vote! In this edition, we focus on Up for Debate, the coalition of organizations that fought for an electoral … Continue reading

UPDATE | #StopStealingOurKids: Métis Artist Christi Belcourt Again Takes to Twitter
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UPDATE | #StopStealingOurKids: Métis Artist Christi Belcourt Again Takes to Twitter

Last week, Métis artist and activist Christi Belcourt took Twitter by storm with #StopStealingOurKids, an impassioned plea that called attention to how foster care has become the new residential schools. Earlier today, Belcourt again took to Twitter, lauding the efforts of Cora Morgan and Kyra Wilson, both First Nations family advocates and asking for help … Continue reading