While "Kick Ass 2" shows that women can be powerful characters, it falls short by taking center stage away from them. Should "Kick Ass" really be named "Hit Girl"?
Why do people hate Skyler White?
An inside look at the iamagamer 48hr game jam that challenged developers to make strong female leads. I was a jammer and our team won a prize.
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...
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...
Beyonce, for all the girl-power affirmations, reinforces old patriarchal standards by sexing up her image for the male audience (see above).
Announcing a new blog on being young, feminist and Canadian. VO's Feminista bloggers share their stories on International Women's Day.
From documentaries to animation to live-action films, local and international, VWIFF has something for everyone on the ticket.
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.
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.