Ben Milne Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/2397 en Show me your love! http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/genderfiles/2010/11/02/show-me-your-love When I was young my class went on a field trip to Britannia Mine near Squamish.&nbsp; We got to pan for gold and take home the flakes that we found.&nbsp; As someone with limited long-term memory...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/genderfiles/2010/11/02/show-me-your-love" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/genderfiles/2010/11/02/show-me-your-love#comments The Gender Files Opinion Canadian First Nations Mount Milligan mine Nak’Azdli Wed, 03 Nov 2010 06:38:00 +0000 Ben Milne 5263 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com The Conservatives don't have this one http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/genderfiles/2010/09/29/conservatives-dont-have-one I urge everyone who’s reading this to contact Rob Nicholson and include a link or two about this Robert Pickton fellow and the zany case of how he got away with murder for so long. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/genderfiles/2010/09/29/conservatives-dont-have-one" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/genderfiles/2010/09/29/conservatives-dont-have-one#comments The Gender Files Commentary laws on prostitution pornography sex trade Thu, 30 Sep 2010 00:27:00 +0000 Ben Milne 4901 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Gordon Campbell and Stephen Harper and the fathers in my life http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/genderfiles/2010/09/15/gordon-campbell-and-stephen-harper-and-fathers-my-life &nbsp;Gordon Campbell’s decision to make the HST plebiscite binding got me thinking about how politicians react in different ways to unpopular decisions that they make.&nbsp; Say what you will about...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/genderfiles/2010/09/15/gordon-campbell-and-stephen-harper-and-fathers-my-life" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/genderfiles/2010/09/15/gordon-campbell-and-stephen-harper-and-fathers-my-life#comments The Gender Files Politics Gordon Campbell HST plebescite reversals Thu, 16 Sep 2010 00:15:00 +0000 Ben Milne 4805 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Hey Gregor, get the inquiry going yourself! http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/genderfiles/2010/07/30/hey-gregor-get-inquiry-going-yourself B.C.’s Solicitor General, Mike De Jong, is mulling an inquiry into the police’s handling of the disappearance of at least 26 women (the minimum counts of murder Pickton is charged with).&nbsp; The...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/genderfiles/2010/07/30/hey-gregor-get-inquiry-going-yourself" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/genderfiles/2010/07/30/hey-gregor-get-inquiry-going-yourself#comments The Gender Files Commentary News Politics Sat, 31 Jul 2010 03:59:00 +0000 Ben Milne 4563 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Enough Stanley, already http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/genderfiles/2010/07/08/enough-stanley-already I hereby propose that the name of the Stanley Cup be changed to the Xwayxway Cup.&nbsp; After the honorable members not from Vancouver (that would be James Moore and Stockwell Day) decided that we...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/genderfiles/2010/07/08/enough-stanley-already" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/genderfiles/2010/07/08/enough-stanley-already#comments The Gender Files Commentary Politics Fri, 09 Jul 2010 03:52:00 +0000 Ben Milne 4420 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com On Canada's abortion position abroad, PEI exerts influence. But should it? http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/genderfiles/2010/06/07/canadas-abortion-position-abroad-pei-exerts-influence-should-it Let's start here: has Stephen Harper ever been pregnant?<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/genderfiles/2010/06/07/canadas-abortion-position-abroad-pei-exerts-influence-should-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/genderfiles/2010/06/07/canadas-abortion-position-abroad-pei-exerts-influence-should-it#comments The Gender Files Commentary World Politics abortion policy in Canada Hillary Clinton Road to Avonlea Stephen Harper Tue, 08 Jun 2010 08:42:00 +0000 Ben Milne 4148 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Local Trans Film Not to be Missed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/genderfiles/2010/04/22/local-trans-film-not-be-missed As part of a short series of films documenting the impact the UBC Film program has had on local filmmaking, Gwen Haworth’s She’s a Boy I Knew will be screening on May 7th at 7 P.M. at the Pacific...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/genderfiles/2010/04/22/local-trans-film-not-be-missed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/genderfiles/2010/04/22/local-trans-film-not-be-missed#comments The Gender Files Fri, 23 Apr 2010 03:08:00 +0000 Ben Milne 3746 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Time for Libby Davies to consider jumping ship to become Canada's minister on status of women http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/genderfiles/2010/04/14/time-libby-davies-consider-jumping-ship-become-canadas-minister-status Without even getting into any of the current allegations involving Helena Guergis, I can’t think of anyone who has better comported herself in a manner becoming of someone charged to promote equality...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/genderfiles/2010/04/14/time-libby-davies-consider-jumping-ship-become-canadas-minister-status" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/genderfiles/2010/04/14/time-libby-davies-consider-jumping-ship-become-canadas-minister-status#comments The Gender Files Canadian Minister Canadian Parliament Conservative Party Helena Guergis Libby Davies liberals NDP Rona Ambrose Status of Women Stephen Harper Thu, 15 Apr 2010 06:23:00 +0000 Ben Milne 3659 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com In All This Son's Command http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/genderfiles/2010/03/09/all-sons-command I’ve been away the past two weeks, working in China, so I only got to hear about the Conservatives’ decision to review the Canadian national anthem after they changed their minds. To think that I was...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/genderfiles/2010/03/09/all-sons-command" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/genderfiles/2010/03/09/all-sons-command#comments The Gender Files Wed, 10 Mar 2010 01:46:00 +0000 Ben Milne 3379 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Olympics Official Beer Is Light, But That Doesn't Detract From the Manhood of the Drinker http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/genderfiles/2010/02/02/olympics-official-beer-light-doesnt-detract-manhood-drinker Just because it's light, doesn't mean you are...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/genderfiles/2010/02/02/olympics-official-beer-light-doesnt-detract-manhood-drinker" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/genderfiles/2010/02/02/olympics-official-beer-light-doesnt-detract-manhood-drinker#comments The Gender Files Olympics 2010 Olympics Coors masculinity Wed, 03 Feb 2010 06:00:00 +0000 Ben Milne 3019 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com