Serena Ryder. Fight. Surrender. Balance

Ten years ago, singer-songwriter Serena Ryder came to national prominence with the release of the single “Weak in the Knees.” A heartbreakingly beautiful ballad about unrequited love, the single garnered Ryder a Juno for best […]

Bif Naked Rebuilds the Stage of Life

It was a surprising side effect from the chemotherapy Bif Naked experienced during her treatment for breast cancer. Spending time with other women who were sharing her cancer experience clarified something for her. “I realized […]

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Sci-Fi Writing as a Radical Act

If you don’t read fantasy and science fiction because you think it’s all about heroic loner dudes saving the world—run, don’t walk, to Nalo Hopkinson’s books. One of the most original, intelligent, imaginative and ambitious […]


The Positively Sexist Things People Say About Daughters "Comme vous êtes pointue, Madame!" Women in my Montreal neighbourhood accost me almost daily on my walks to the bakery, the depanneur and the park. Your belly […]

Fall 2016

Serena Ryder;  Medial Assistance in Dying; Sexual Assault and Law Reforms in Canada in the Wake of the Ghomeshi Verdict

Summer 2016

Breast Cancer and Identity: Bif Naked, Teva Harrison, Kristina Hunter and ML Kenneth, creators of Woman Redefined; Beyonce’s Lemonade

Spring 2016

Sci-Fi Writing As a Radical Act: Nalo Hopkinson by Niranjana Iyer; Rape and Justice; How Prisons Fail Women by Kim Pate

Winter 2016

“Oh No, It’s a Girl!”; Kick-start the Equality Agenda; Indigenous Action Plan ; Feminist Foreign Policy by Marilou McPhedran