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The Niqab In A Liberal Society

This post is late. It was due in October 2015, during the Canadian federal elections. The now-defeated Conservative government, led by then Prime Minister, Stephen Harper, sought a judicial decree to get the niqab banned from all citizenship ceremonies.  The … Continue reading

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On Virginity, Sex Workers and Feminism

I just came from XoJane.  There’s an interesting article about a 22 year old woman who’s admitting to be a virgin. Of course, there’s debate on the topic. Is it pro or anti-feminist to be a virgin at the age … Continue reading

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Sitting On A Black Woman

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All the Real ‘Girls’: White People’s Problems, Cont’d

Girls is supposed to revolutionize TV by putting the “real” lives of young women out there. It’s creator (Lena Dunham) is supposed to be witty and the show is supposed to be half-an-hour of sarcasm and narcissism, supposedly lost to the characters, but … Continue reading

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On Grace Kelly’s Image

I just finished reading the Grace Kelly biography, True Grace by Wendy Leigh, and find myself wholly disappointed. I can’t remember what led me to Grace Kelly. It might be the “royal” hoopla that has been happening over the past year, … Continue reading

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