The Caregiving Crunch by Lillian Zimmerman
In Canada, more than two million informal caregivers, the majority of whom are women, provide care to elders.
Raising the Roof on Senior Women's Housing by Beverly Suek
Afew years ago, I didn’t give it a thought. Becoming a senior seemed very far away. And if that ever did happen, I have seven children and I always joked with them that I had every intention of making them take care of me in my advanced years.
Lesbian Infertility a Feminist Issue by Elizabeth Ruth
Illustration: Jaime Drew
I know something of missed opportunities, stunted and miswoven cells, futures undone. I know relentless, raging optimisms, babies not yet wished into being.
On Guard Against Gardasil by Dawn Rae Downtown
Several years ago, I oversaw Planned Parenthood British Columbia’s 40 public health clinics.
Maude Barlow Cautions Canada by Penni Mitchell
Since September 11, 2001, the U.S. administration under George Bush has defined security in the narrowest of possible terms.
Hormone Therapy: A Prescription for Replacement by Penni Mitchell
In 1966,an American doctor named Robert Wilson wrote Feminine Forever, a book that promoted estrogen replacement as a miracle cure for women 's aging woes.
(Archives 2001) Are Periods Passé? by Kathleen O'Grady
The human body is rarely viewed holistically anymore. In an increasingly technocratic world, our bodies are portrayed as objects made up of transferable bits and pieces.