Jarrah Hodge Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/63 en Why women are angry over the Missing Women's report http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/feminista/missing-womens-report-points-what-aboriginal-women-have-warned-about-years Yesterday's release of the Missing Women Commission of Inquiry report was an emotional event that did little to guarantee justice for victims.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/feminista/missing-womens-report-points-what-aboriginal-women-have-warned-about-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/feminista/missing-womens-report-points-what-aboriginal-women-have-warned-about-years#comments Feminista Commentary aboriginal women DTES DTES murdered and missing women Missing and murdered aboriginal women Missing Women Commission of Inquiry Wally Oppal Wed, 19 Dec 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Jarrah Hodge 13830 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com At International Women's Day event, Judy Rebick examines feminism in the age of Occupy http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/genderfiles/2012/03/03/international-womens-day-event-judy-rebick-examines-feminism-age-occupy The VDLC welcomed Canadian feminist activist and author Judy Rebick to its annual International Women's Day dinner, which looked at feminism in the age of the Occupy movement.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/genderfiles/2012/03/03/international-womens-day-event-judy-rebick-examines-feminism-age-occupy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/genderfiles/2012/03/03/international-womens-day-event-judy-rebick-examines-feminism-age-occupy#comments Feminista News Vancouver Women People #OccupyWallStreet International Women's Day IWD Joey Hartman Judy Rebick vancouver and district labour council VDLC women's history Sun, 04 Mar 2012 07:10:00 +0000 Jarrah Hodge 10953 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Ghosts of Violence Ballet Comes to Vancouver http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/genderfiles/2011/10/30/ghosts-violence-ballet-comes-vancouver The Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada is bringing its Ghosts of Violence ballet to Vancouver in early December.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/genderfiles/2011/10/30/ghosts-violence-ballet-comes-vancouver" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/genderfiles/2011/10/30/ghosts-violence-ballet-comes-vancouver#comments The Gender Files Vancouver Women andrea gaisenok Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada domestic violence gender-based violence ghosts of violence we can bc Mon, 31 Oct 2011 01:59:00 +0000 Jarrah Hodge 9287 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com BC Liberal MLA Norm Letnick's Emergency Intervention Disclosure Act draws fire http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/2011/07/20/bc-liberal-mla-norm-letnicks-emergency-intervention-disclosure-act-draws-fire BC Liberal MLA Norm Letnick's Private Member's Bill M-210, the "Emergency Intervention Disclosure Act", is drawing fire from BC AIDS organizations and the BC Civil Liberties Association.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/2011/07/20/bc-liberal-mla-norm-letnicks-emergency-intervention-disclosure-act-draws-fire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/2011/07/20/bc-liberal-mla-norm-letnicks-emergency-intervention-disclosure-act-draws-fire#comments Public Safety Politics AIDS BC Liberals BCCLA mandatory blood test norm letnick youthco Thu, 21 Jul 2011 01:06:00 +0000 Jarrah Hodge 8028 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Book review: Feminism For Real http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/genderfiles/2011/06/29/book-review-feminism-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. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/genderfiles/2011/06/29/book-review-feminism-real" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/genderfiles/2011/06/29/book-review-feminism-real#comments The Gender Files Books LGBT Vancouver Women aboriginal books CCPA feminism First Nations jessica yee lesbian oppression visible minorities white privilege Thu, 30 Jun 2011 03:25:00 +0000 Jarrah Hodge 7823 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com SlutWalk coming to Vancouver in May http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/genderfiles/2011/04/15/slutwalk-coming-vancouver-may After a Toronto police officer's misogynist remark, SlutWalk Vancouver is planned for May 15.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/genderfiles/2011/04/15/slutwalk-coming-vancouver-may" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/genderfiles/2011/04/15/slutwalk-coming-vancouver-may#comments The Gender Files Canada World Vancouver Women Politics People feminism protests in Vancouver slut walk slutwalk vancouver Sat, 16 Apr 2011 05:52:00 +0000 Jarrah Hodge 6950 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Soccer: what's sex got to do with it? http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/genderfiles/2011/03/21/soccer-whats-sex-got-do-it Even a Vancouverite like me who isn’t into sports&nbsp;couldn't totally&nbsp;miss the recent viral advertising campaign started to publicize the Vancouver Whitecaps,&nbsp;Canada's&nbsp;newest Major...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/genderfiles/2011/03/21/soccer-whats-sex-got-do-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/genderfiles/2011/03/21/soccer-whats-sex-got-do-it#comments The Gender Files Vancouver Women City Culture billboard ads Soccer Whitecaps Tue, 22 Mar 2011 05:01:00 +0000 Jarrah Hodge 6675 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Sex education and abortion information blocked on BC Ferries' Wi-Fi http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/genderfiles/2011/02/03/sex-education-and-abortion-information-blocked-bc-ferries-wi-fi Abortion may be legal in Canada, but passengers on BC Ferries don't have the choice to access information about it.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/genderfiles/2011/02/03/sex-education-and-abortion-information-blocked-bc-ferries-wi-fi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Gender Files Politics Abortion BC Ferries censorship sex-ed Fri, 04 Feb 2011 05:59:00 +0000 Jarrah Hodge 6225 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com City Holds Candlelight Vigil for Gender Violence http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/cityhall/2010/12/10/city-holds-candlelight-vigil-gender-violence A group of about thirty people&nbsp;came out to&nbsp;the City of Vancouver's first candlelight vigil on violence against women last night, held to coincide with International Human Rights day and...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/cityhall/2010/12/10/city-holds-candlelight-vigil-gender-violence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/cityhall/2010/12/10/city-holds-candlelight-vigil-gender-violence#comments City Hall Politics Councillor Ellen Woodsworth Mayor Gregor Robertson violence against women Sat, 11 Dec 2010 11:50:00 +0000 Jarrah Hodge 5743 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Access to sex reassignment surgery jeopardized http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/genderfiles/2010/11/24/access-sex-reassignment-surgery-jeopardized Last week Conservative Public Safety Minister Vic Toews&nbsp;instructed the Correctional Service of Canada to stop performing sex reassignment surgery for transgender federal inmates, at least four...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/genderfiles/2010/11/24/access-sex-reassignment-surgery-jeopardized" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/genderfiles/2010/11/24/access-sex-reassignment-surgery-jeopardized#comments The Gender Files LGBT Politics Canadian politics sex reassignment surgery transgender issues transgender rights Thu, 25 Nov 2010 07:22:00 +0000 Jarrah Hodge 5541 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com