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Porn Again: The Issue that Won't Go Away  by Lisa Tremblay
Porn Again: The Issue that Won't Go Away

Porn Again: The Issue that Won't Go Away

In light of a new documentary celebrating Hugh Hefner as the grandfather of the sexual revolution, feminists might be wondering how mainstream heterosexual pornography has evolved since Playboy was launched in 1953.

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Afghanistan Women Standing Strong   by Lauryn Oates
Afghanistan Women Standing Strong

Afghanistan Women Standing Strong

In July, Afghanistan’s Ministry of Justice announced several revisions to the now infamous Shia Personal Status Law. The law, signed by President Hamid Karzai in April, contains 249 articles regulating marriage and family life for the country’s Shia minority, who account for an estimated 20 to 30 percent of the population.

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Jane Rules: Reflections on Living and on Loving  by Joanne Bealy
Jane Rules: Reflections on Living and on Loving

Jane Rules: Reflections on Living and on Loving

Jane Rule was born in Plainfield, New Jersey, on March 28, 1931. After spending time in England, she moved to Canada in 1956 to teach at the University of British Columbia.

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Maude Barlow Cautions Canada   by Penni Mitchell
Maude Barlow Cautions Canada

Maude Barlow Cautions Canada

Since September 11, 2001, the U.S. administration under George Bush has defined security in the narrowest of possible terms.

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