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Feminist group in Calgary seeks to Take Back Halloween

A feminist theatre company in Calgary called Urban Curvz is fighting back against what they say is an increasingly sexualized holiday.

Pam Rocker, the organizer of Take Back Halloween, spoke on the Calgary Eyeopener about her inspiration for starting the event. 383 more words

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Facebook, Apple now paying for female employees to freeze their eggs

  1. The low proportion of female employees working in tech companies has been the subject of much debate in recent years, prompting many Silicon Valley CEOs to start getting creative in their…

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Anita Sarkeesian cancels talk after shooting threat, security concerns

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Email threatened a ‘Montreal Massacre style’ attack

A Toronto-born and educated media critic and feminist blogger has cancelled a speech at Utah State University after learning the school would… 266 more words

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Bank of Canada still not committed to women on currency, petition says

‘It perpetuates the myth that women are not nation builders,’ says Merna Forster

After controversy over the removal of the Famous Five from the back of the $50 bill, Bank of Canada Gov. 836 more words

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Microsoft CEO criticized for suggesting women not ask for raises

SEATTLE (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp’s chief executive officer suggested on Thursday that women in technology should not ask for raises but have faith in the “system”, bringing a torrent of criticism and causing the executive to backtrack after the statement. 359 more words

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