By Nikayla Goddard, February 4 2020 —
This story began with a conversation with the community organizer for Permeate — a community organization originally founded to advocate for food sovereignty and social justice issues as a part of pushing for … Read the rest
By Kristy Koehler, May 27 2019—
Forum, Calgary’s grassroots feminist magazine, is being resurrected. Published from 1988–2002, the magazine touched on a wide range of issues of importance to women as well as publishing art, short stories and creative works.… Read the rest
By Tina Shaygan, March 2 2018 —
Following the groundbreaking decision by Frito-Lay to introduce ‘Lady Doritos,’ Energizer will now offer ‘Lady Batteries,’ which are expected to complete the same amount of work as a regular battery but only come … Read the rest
By Dana Cramer, January 11, 2018 —
The term ‘sexual predator’ implies that sexual crimes are a result of biological tendencies in those who take joy in humiliating and abusing — unfortunately — primarily women. The term ‘predator’ evokes images … Read the rest
By Jason Herring, March 8 2017 —
According to members of the University of Calgary Wildrose on Campus student club, an email sent to club members on March 6 saying that “feminism is cancer” was composed by the club’s communication … Read the rest
By Melanie Woods, January 21 2016 —
Chants of “women’s rights are human rights” echoed across downtown Calgary as an estimated 4,000 people gathered in support of the Women’s March on Washington on Jan. 21.
Bearing signs with slogans ranging … Read the rest
By Jesse Stilwell, November 29 2016 —
Everyone knows that sex sells. For a long time, that has meant sexualized portrayals of thin white women. Women’s bodies are objectified in countless marketing campaigns to generate massive profits.
But people have … Read the rest