The Gender Files

Ghosts of Violence Ballet Comes to Vancouver

The Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada is bringing its Ghosts of Violence ballet to Vancouver in early December.

Designer Lisa Bohn shares tips on success and on giving to community

Bring your sketchbook everywhere. Catalogue anything and everything that inspires you. Write down your ideas and never think that just because you are done school means you stop learning.

Book review: Feminism For Real

This year's must-read is Feminism for Real: Deconstructing the Academic Industrial Copy of Feminism, edited by Jessica Yee, founder of the Native Youth Sexual Health Network.

Love Vancouver inspires young female leaders

Vancouver recently held its first Love Vancouver Festival, a festival of green art, music and lifestyles. Over 6,000 people people gathered at the Olympic Village to take part in the...

Edelman Vancouver gives big to nonprofits

For the past four years, Edelman Vancouver, an independent public firm, has been launching an incredible corporate social responsibilty contest for local non profits called the Little Give....

passionTOaction: Five young women get passionate about sustainability

These Grade 11 students have a wide variety of interests -- from water, fossil fuels and waste reduction to deforestation, food security and youth empowerment.

Make pay equity an election issue

DECISION 2011: Author Linda McQuaig urges voters to keep social justice at the top of their political agendas.

Pain, poverty and pleasure: Shifting the perspective behind bars

For a 19-year-old woman, seeing life as an opportunity takes work, and a helping hand.

SlutWalk coming to Vancouver in May

After a Toronto police officer's misogynist remark, SlutWalk Vancouver is planned for May 15.

Data on the rise of women

No matter how amazing a woman is, she won’t be respected by her own sex unless she’s loved by a member of the opposite one. Women are petty this way. Is this true? Despite the suffragette movement,...
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