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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

The 30th Anniversary of the British Sociological Association's Violence against Women Study Group

The BSA Violence against Women Study Group celebrated its 30th anniversary on 23rd June 2015 with a one day conference. I was absolutely ecstatic to have been selected to give a research paper at the conference, which was being held at London Metropolitan University. 423 more words

Internet Sperm Donors

Woman's Hour: Illegal Sperm Donors

I am a regular listener to Woman’s Hour and tuned into the podcast on ‘Illegal Sperm Donors,’ c.16.01.15 shortly after its airing. I am unsure why the programme was entitled ‘Illegal Sperm Donors,’ for neither civil nor criminal laws govern cyber-enabled donor conception. 1,304 more words

Internet Sperm Donors

George R.R. Martin's defense of Game of Thrones' violence against women sucks

George R.R. Martin spoke with EW the other day to answer some questions about Game of Thrones in the wake of several weeks of outrage and disappointment over the show’s constant depictions of violence against women. 964 more words

Game Of Thrones

Personal Essay: Sex Positivity in Feminism

Despite the fact that I already viewed slut-shaming – attitudes and behaviors towards women that condemn them for their real or perceived sexual activities – as unwarranted and disrespectful, I had not yet realized that some feminists specifically champion the reclaiming of female sexuality. 573 more words

Social Justice Issues

Breaking the silence: Nirbhaya at Southbank Centre

“Some things are inherited without question. Like silence – it’s a code.” So says one of the extraordinary female performers in Nirbhaya. This play centres on the true story of the horrifying gang rape of a young woman on a bus in Delhi in December 2012, making international news and causing outrage across the world. 102 more words

Episode 99: #ShowMeTheMoney

Episode 99: Show Me the Money by Progpodcast on Mixcloud

You can listen to this episode above and subscribe to our podcast on iTunes. You can also listen to this episode on  491 more words