Aug 20th, 2012
I’ve always felt I would like burlesque, just like all the feminists I know. But, living in Vancouver, a city spellbound by burlesque’s razzle-dazzle, it didn’t take me long to discover that my...
Jun 26th, 2012
In 2006, co-founder Nicole Deagan traveled to Edmonton for a national feminism conference on feminism with a group of women from Capilano University. The group soon became friends, but was also...
Apr 25th, 2012
Beyonce, for all the girl-power affirmations, reinforces old patriarchal standards by sexing up her image for the male audience (see above).
Mar 8th, 2012
Announcing a new blog on being young, feminist and Canadian. VO's Feminista bloggers share their stories on International Women's Day.
Mar 6th, 2012
From documentaries to animation to live-action films, local and international, VWIFF has something for everyone on the ticket.
Feb 15th, 2012
A new report by the The Women’s Media Center shows that women are still marginalized in the media, and that the gender gap shows no signs of closing.
Dec 6th, 2011
It's been 22 years since the Montreal massacre. We talk violence against women, and ways to end it, with a survival sex work organizer Jennifer Allan.
Jul 19th, 2011
After today's news that UBC student Rumana Monzur's eyes are beyond repair, following the savage attack by her husband in Bangladesh, VO stopped a few people on the street to ask for their responses...
Jun 29th, 2011
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.
May 13th, 2011
How unusual. No superheroes this week. Just a vampire-killing priest, and he wasn’t even previewed for the media. So, for a welcome change, the women get some unobstructed screen time in this week's...