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GetUp and the Amazing Disappearing Women of Colour

by Ardhra

One could be forgiven for thinking GetUp, the progressive online email campaigning outfit, had been taken over by a coterie of white radical feminists when they started campaigning for the Australian Government to refuse a visa to Chris Brown. 1,591 more words


Take Back the Night- Keynote Speech

I was recently honoured to have been asked to provide the keynote address at the “Take Back the Night” march in Ingersoll on Thursday September 17th.  1,705 more words


Can PM Narendra Modi Make A Difference For India’s Daughters?

By Hugo Hodge

India’s charismatic Prime Minister Narendra Modi could be a real game changer for India’s downward trending economy. But can he address the gender inequality epidemic shrouding the pride of the world’s largest democracy? 1,121 more words

The lies we tell in teaching...

Tonight I am sitting at home, MacBook in my lap, tasked with creating what will be my most important writing project to date.

I was recently asked by the co-ordinators of the annual “Take Back the Night” event in Ingersoll to be the keynote speaker at this year’s march.  546 more words


Accounting for Ourselves

Accounting for Ourselves


Breaking the Impasse Around Assault
and Abuse in Anarchist Scenes

Sexual assault and abuse continue to plague anarchist circles and spaces. In response, we’ve developed processes to hold each other accountable outside of the state. 10,631 more words

Interesting Reading

'Get Wise...Know Your Sperm Donor Language,' New Guide from the Sperm Donor Abuse Foundation

A new guide is available from the Sperm Donor Abuse Foundation, entitled, ‘Get Wise…Know Your Sperm Donor Language.’ This is a succinct guide on the language of Internet sperm ‘donation.’ It defines and explains the commonly used language associated with ‘donation methods,’ most of which are sexual and can easily cloud the boundaries between consensual and non-consensual sex. 48 more words

Internet Sperm Donors

Casual Reminder about Street Harassment in Edmonton

This is a casual reminder for folks that live in Edmonton–but particularly those than identify as men–that street harassment occurs frequently in this city. It is endemic. 189 more words

Observations On Life Outside Of Academia