As a guest on the show The Jungle I spoke about Period Positivity and the way we think about menstruation. Tune to 1:05:00 to hear that segment. Advertisements
There are many ways to be a feminist. There are many ways to show solidarity. It should go without saying that there are many ways to practice Islam. In light of the recent terrorist attacks in Paris and the subsequent spate of abuse and assaults against Muslims living in Western countries, it is important that… Read More Muslim Feminisms: Solidarity Before Censure
March 31, 2014 After watching Hollywood heartthrob Zac Efron’s latest flick That Awkward Moment, my movie-going companion and I decided to expand the definition of the nuanced film term “dick flick”. Previously understood to be the opposite of a “chick flick” (which is a movie that typically deals with romance as a plot device and… Read More Feminist Media Feature: That Awkward Moment
Representation of rape cases and reinforcing rape culture in the media March 11, 2014 Maria Olaya & Johana Martin of the Toronto Rape Crisis Centre; Conducted with Leana Lattanzio Toronto Rape Crisis Centre and rape culture March 4, 2014 Maria Olaya & Johana Martin of the Toronto Rape Crisis Centre; Conducted with Leana Lattanzio Sexual assault on university… Read More Series: Debunking rape myths and interrogating rape culture
January 21, 2014 Okay, so first off I really enjoyed The Heat. Starring Sandra Bullock as a high-strung FBI agent with too much to prove and Melissa McCarthy as a tough cop with absolutely no fucks to give, it was like the female Lethal Weapon. One wild card cop gets forced to partner with a… Read More Feminist Media Feature: The Heat
November 5, 2013 I recently noticed that a day rarely goes by where I do not mention The Patriarchy. I find ways to bring it up in every day conversation, my comments on the movie I saw last weekend, my response to news headlines. It’s something I see everywhere. It’s on TV, it’s in the… Read More Feminist Dictionary: What is The Patriarchy?
October 28, 2013 Hey there, BCIAW reader. I don’t know you and it’s possible you don’t know me. I’m not one to ask for favours from strangers but in this case, I have to make an exception. Is that okay? Is that cool? If not, it’s okay. Maybe just listen before you decide. This October… Read More “Pocahotties”, “Geisha Girls” and “Rasta Impostas”