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Teen girl's online petition makes Seventeen keep it real

A teenager from Maine declared victory in her campaign to bring unaltered images of girls and young women to Seventeen Magazine, and is now setting her sights on doing the same with Teen Vogue. 14...

HBO's The Newsroom sputters at the start, but looks promising

As a fresh journalism school graduate, I had high hopes for The Newsroom, the latest series from Aaron Sorkin (creator and writer of The West Wing and The Social Network). The show is about the crew...

Coop radio show "The F Word" on Bill C-38, the state of feminism in Canada

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...

Miss Representation screening empowers women to take the media back

The film Miss Representation aims is to re-empower women, its message is nonetheless valuable for all audiences.

Should you airbrush your Facebook portrait?

If you don't like the way your face looks in photos, there's an app for that. In addition to this disheartening trend of 'airbrushing' apps that encourage you to edit your face to look like you're on...

Vancouver Board of Change panel on women and business

What impact do women have in making businesses more successful and sustainable? This will be the question asked at a Vancouver Board of Change panel called Women & Leadership in the New Economy...

Women leading Canadian media companies see opportunities opening

Now Magazine's CEO Alice Klein founded her own company in 1981, now one of Toronto's most important media companies.

Uncomfortable in our skin

In Eva Wiseman's recent Guardian article, Uncomfortable in our skin: the body-image report, she asks, "Why do we hate the way we look?" Many answers are explored in the rest of the article: The all-...

Simon Fraser University's Men's Centre debate oversimplifies gender issues

The Simon Fraser University Student Society (SFSS) thinks so. On May 2nd 2012, it approved a $30 000 budget allocation for establishing a Men’s Centre.

Planning for Exit hosts screening of Miss Representation

Planning for Exit, a company that works with CEOs to build their business and increase the profitability of a successful exit, will be hosting a screening of Miss Representation at the Vancouver...
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