Category Archives: Gender Issues

Then and now… Hollywood, fashion, money…

I’m not picking on Scarlett Johansson. In fact I think she has exploited her obvious goddess appearance and made herself wealthy. She likely earned her status. I don’t know her. I know she has podium to speak up. Her fame … Continue reading

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Why is all of this coming out now? #metoo , marches, debate..

Why is all of this upheaval coming out now? Well it isn’t recent. Progress is messy. Inequity marches and cultural adaptation today is only possible because of the institutional change that has taken place over since 20thc. The movements for … Continue reading

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Audio doc addresses rape crisis – 

http://www.cbc.ca/radio/docproject/my-middle-aged-heart-hurts-confronting-a-sexual-assault-30-years-later-1.3398947 The CBC Doc Project revisits the sexual assault crisis with Alison Menard’s courageous essay. I’ve been trying raise the profile of the numerous tragic social ills rippling from the avalanche of rape that just won’t go away.  I don’t … Continue reading

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School dress codes- a boundary of some kind is reasonable

Just saying… the recent media frenzy over Ontario school dress code bothers me. We have such a double standard about public school policies. Would ppl be upset if a private school set a standard? No. Why shouldn’t a public school … Continue reading

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Boycott 50 Shades

https://www.lifesitenews.com/blogs/to-the-christians-who-think-50-shades-is-all-sorts-of-awesome-please-stop-a I’m no prude or evangelical but I also agree with this blogger. In an era where feminism is supposed to liberating and gender equity growing, we also see daily such mysogeny and in fact blatant violence against women. I … Continue reading

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Hear it For Moms – Courier

As written in the May 10 Kelowna Daily Courier Op page, Jon Manchester, Editor, outlines some major flaws in how Canada has addresed gender equality. I concur. ” Sadly, in an annual global ranking conducted last fall, Canada ranked a … Continue reading

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Happiness lies in action- Ensler

And it hit me in that moment that it had taken 47 years, but that Mr. Alligator had finally shown up. And he’d show up obviously in a form that it took me a long time to understand, which is … Continue reading

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