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Disney wildlife times two, a blast at American politics and...
Your numerology cycles April 1–15
More streaming ideas take you to Brazil, low-life China and...
Movie theatres are shut down, so what’s streaming?
Your numerology cycles March 16–31
Three women lead off a long line-up of new movies in town
Pixar’s new one, Onward, new laughs from Greed and a new...
Your numerology cycles March 1–15
Ordinary Love, superb, three superior Canadian films and...
The Call of the Wild re-made again, a festival of strong...
UPDATE: Lesley Gore, who died today at 68, remembered in 2012 video with Sia and Lena Dunham
Lesley Gore passed away today at the age of 68. Her 1964 hit “You Don’t Own Me,” inspired a generation.
Oct 21st, 2014
Canadian Women's Foundation fights poverty, violence against women, and 'sexual slavery'
Women in Canada are taking the lead in making change, says the Canadian Women's Foundation – from ending 'sexual slavery' to addressing poverty and relationship violence – but not without controversy.
David P. Ball
Mar 8th, 2012
Going out? Hottest events in Vancouver this weekend
Open your heart - to many fundraisers and other cool events the Bees have handpicked for you.
Feb 28th, 2013
Beyond the Burqa: Vancouver filmmaker Brishkay Ahmed speaks about Afghan women, media and social change
A searingly brave filmmaker shares her thoughts on women's rights, social change in Afghanistan through media, and the big difference between a burqa and hijab.
Jul 20th, 2012
Unhappy Birthdays, Part 3: Why "birth rape" continues to happen
Jesusa Ricoy-Olariaga has learned much from the mothers who send their pain down the telephone wire to her position at a birth trauma helpline. She’s learned not only the “whats” of birth rape,...
May 15th, 2012
Unhappy Birthdays, Part 2: The politics of "birth rape" and mothers with PTSD
Women today are as likely to develop PTSD from giving birth as modern solders are from military combat, due to the "rape"-like procedures used in some hospitals.
May 8th, 2012
"War on Women" video bitch slaps misogynist Republicans
Conservatives like Rick Santorum and Rush Limbaugh have made crude and offensive statements against women. In a new MoveOn.org video, female voters strike back.
Mar 24th, 2012
Rally for Rumana Monzur: photos
In support of Rumana Monzur, a UBC student brutally attacked on her return to Bangladesh earlier this month, about 400 people attended a rally at the Vancouver Art Gallery on Sunday, June 26, 2011.
Jun 27th, 2011
Time for women's groups to stand up for "Lost Canadian" war bride children
International Women's Day should be an opportunity to recognize Canadian citizenship for war brides.
Mar 4th, 2011
UN hones in on female genital mutilation
Gender justice was a focus at the UN Summit on the progress of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) last week in New York. A promise was made to address the issue of female genital mutilation (FGM...
Sep 29th, 2010