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Why Cougars Deserve Respect
Jeanie Keogh
Winter 2012

Ever since The Graduate (1963) and Harold and Maude (1971), the older woman-younger man paradigm has been a topic of cinematic curiosity. However, it wasn’t until the term...

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Domestic Problems
Sandhya Singh
Fall 2012

BY SANDHYA SINGH

“Here, in Canada, in the 21st century, we have a program that is clearly violating human rights.” So says Cecilia Diocson, executive director of the National...

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Choice Feminism
Meghan Murphy
Summer 2012

HOW OUR RALLYING CRY GOT CO-OPTED (AND WHY WE NEED TO TAKE IT BACK)
Have you noticed that a lot of conversations about female empowerment today seem to be stuck in a discourse of choice...

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Red Rock: Chinese Women Take to the Stage
Ember Swift
Spring 2012

It was only in 1986 that contemporary rock music began in China. The artist was Cui Jian, and the instruments were a mixture of Western and Eastern styles, featuring screaming electric guitars. He...

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The Lure of Bonnie Marin
Shawna Dempsey
Winter 2012

At 6 a.m., Bonnie Marin begins another day cooking ...

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Art Agencies to the Rescue
Karen Darricades
Fall 2011

When Kelly Thornton became the artistic director of Toronto’s Nightwood Theatre in 2002, she was often asked why there was a need for a women’s theatre company.