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1) Salt by Nayyirah Waheed

A talented artist recommended this to me and it is now one of favourite books of poetry. The poems are short but say so much. 279 more words

Arts

A Letter I Wrote to Rolling Stone Magazine...

To Whom It May Concern,

Upon receiving the Kevin Durant cover (Issue 1273) for November 3,2016 I noticed an upsetting trend.

As a faithful reader/subscriber I realized that a woman hasn’t had an individual Rolling Stone cover since the November 19, 2015 issue featuring Adele. 256 more words

Barbra Streisand

"Certain Women" Screening

When: Oct 21–27
Where: SIFF Cinema Egyptian & SIFF Cinema Uptown
Cost: $12; buy tickets here

One of America’s foremost filmmakers, Kelly Reichardt (Wendy and Lucy, Meek’s Cutoff) directs a remarkable ensemble cast led by Michelle Williams, Kristen Stewart, and Laura Dern in this stirring look at three women striving to forge their own paths amidst the wide-open plains of the American Northwest: a lawyer who finds herself contending with both office sexism and a hostage situation; a wife and mother whose determination to build her dream home puts her at odds with the men in her life; and a young law student who forms an ambiguous bond with a lonely ranch hand. 23 more words

Film Screening

Fave women in film

Stupidly missed out Britney in Crossroads – duh.

https://ttin.uk/in-praise-of-women-girls

(And actually on a more serious note I did forget Francis from Francis Ha!)

Writing

Is Trump afraid of strong black women?

Trump has spent the better part of his campaign for the presidency maligning everyone from Bernie Sanders to Ted Cruz to Jeb Bush to Hillary Clinton. 748 more words

Politics

Reel Grrls 15th Birthday Bash: "The Future is Feminist"

When: Saturday, November 12th, 7-10pm
Where: Zoe Events, 1318 E. Union St.
Cost: $20-150; buy tickets here

Reel Grrls turns 15! Come for the cake. Stay for the feminism. 76 more words

Fundraiser

1) “Midnight City” by M83

This song makes me feel like I’m wearing a leather jacket and am the coolness equivalent of the sunglasses emoji, strutting around the city on a rainy night. 248 more words

Arts