A Call for Asian-Canadian Feminism By

Where is a forum for (young) Asian-Canadian and Asian-American feminist voices?

It seems to me such a movement is more necessary than ever, with the Canadian media (first Maclean’s, and now the National Post) obsessing over how Asian students are taking over everyone else’s spots at universities, only to remain socially inept robots once they actually take those spots.

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Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women By

The disappearance of Indigenous women is a systemic epidemic in Canada. In the past three years the Harper government has cut the funding to hundreds of Native and women’s organizations. This includes the Aboriginal Healing Fund in 2010 which funded over 135 Native run organizations across Canada. When this funding was cut, the Montreal Native Women’s Shelter had a third of its funding cut and as a result had to let go of their sexual assault counsellor. Another example is the funding to Sister’s In Spirit, which since 2004 has been doing ground breaking research into how many Indigenous women have actually disappeared.

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Une ambiance de Gestapo By

« Une fille c’est doux, c’est gentil, ça se maquille, c’est fin, ça a les hanches comme ci, les épaules comme ça, ce n’est pas trop musclé. Le procès de virilisation commence à partir du moment où les sportives sont « trop » : « trop » grandes, « trop » fortes, « trop » musclées, « trop » performantes. »

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No Wonder Racialized folk feel silenced. By

After a very lengthy discussion via comments on Anoushka’s blog, some of us racialized folk that were getting more exhausted by the minute of having to explain, evaluate and re-educate about our racialized experiences decided to set up an anonymous zine whereby racialized and indigenous women could sumbit written and art pieces to talk about the issues that affect them on a daily bas

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