One of my favourite writers these days is Rebecca Solnit, a contributing editor at Harper’s Magazine and a frequent columnist in the Guardian newspaper. Solnit writes a lot about the world of violence in which women live and the silence Continue reading To be able to sing and not be silenced
Mandi Gray’s comment after Ontario Superior Court Justice Dambrot upheld the appeal of Mustafa Ururyar, who had been found guilty of sexually assaulting her, is a simple yet powerful indictment of the criminal system’s response to sexual violence. She went Continue reading “It really doesn’t matter what I want.”
Did you know that it can cost twice as much to get an article of clothing dry cleaned if it is called a blouse as opposed to a shirt? Or that a woman typically pays 25% more for a basic Continue reading The consumerist side of sexism
Former RCMP officer and hostage negotiator, Dave Franklin, who worked for many years as an educator on the topic of violence against women, did not use the term domestic violence. Instead, he used the terms domestic terrorism and relationship terrorism. Continue reading Domestic violence or domestic terrorism?