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Feminista are VO's bloggers: strong-minded young women who write about issues in The Vancouver Observer from a feminist perspective. 

They are: Vanessa Saw, Kim Truong, Tatyana Olal and Michelle Pham.  

Best Mother's Day gifts come from the heart: real mothers' stories

And what was the original meaning of this celebration? Mother’s Day was initially a movement for mothers of fighting sons and husbands to rise up against the U.S Civil War. Somewhere along the line,...

"No Mothers Day" by Christy Turlington urges action over consumerism

In a time when Mother's Day has become a billion-dollar industry focused on Hallmark cards and gift-buying, Model Christy Turlington Burns challenges people to pull back and consider what it really...

Why I came out as a feminist

Announcing a new blog on being young, feminist and Canadian. VO's Feminista bloggers share their stories on International Women's Day.