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The Clarifying and Emancipating Power of Erotica Enterprise

Feminist thought leader Audre Lorde wrote “Women often don’t consider the erotic as a source of power and information.” Fortunately for her loyal readers, Eden Baylee, a former banker turned successful erotic self-publisher, was not one of them. read more

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MAPPING FEMINIST ENTERPRISE IN TORONTO

MAPPING FEMINIST ENTERPRISE IN TORONTO

Mellisa Shaddick and Christine Gresham were frustrated that they couldn’t find a woman-identified bike mechanic in Toronto. This set off an entrepreneurial “click” and they devised a better way to find goods and services from feminist entrepreneurs in the city.

What if Uber was a Feminist Enterprise?

What if Uber was a Feminist Enterprise?

Can you change a company’s toxic culture just by changing the players? According to CV Harquail, the only way to fix the rot at Uber’s core is for Uber to become a feminist company.

Op Ed: Canadian Women Entrepreneurs Ghettoized-And It’s Time to Change This

Op Ed: Canadian Women Entrepreneurs Ghettoized-And It’s Time to Change This

New McKinsey report says it will take 180 years for Canada to achieve gender parity in the field of entrepreneurship.

Queering the Language of Business

Queering the Language of Business

A workshop for entrepreneurs on queer- and trans-inclusivity teaches participants how to be better allies and better their businesses.

Listen Up! July Playlist for Feminist Entrepreneurs

Listen Up! July Playlist for Feminist Entrepreneurs

This week, LiisBeth invited Urbanology’s Sadé Powell to curate a playlist for readers looking to reset their entrepreneurial journey—and to discover new music in the process.

Op-Ed: Canadian “Feminist” Policy Agenda Failing 1.5M Canadian Women Entrepreneurs

Op-Ed: Canadian “Feminist” Policy Agenda Failing 1.5M Canadian Women Entrepreneurs

New McKinsey report exposes “extremely high” gender inequality in Canada’s entrepreneurship ecosystem. Orser and Saunders call for policy blindspot smackdown.

The Creative Power of Sex and Gender-Based Innovation

The Creative Power of Sex and Gender-Based Innovation

Experts say integrating sex and gender analysis can lead to exciting new business models, enhance global sustainability, and promote human well-being. So why do top startup ecosystems turn a blind eye?

Steal Our Feminism, But Admit It

Steal Our Feminism, But Admit It

LiisBeth talks with feminist intellectual T.L. Cowan about how diversity, inclusion and feminism became estranged bedfellows.

The Rupee Road to Independence: A Letter from a South Asian Sister

The Rupee Road to Independence: A Letter from a South Asian Sister

In India, only four out of ten women are financially independent. Dharaa Patel hopes to change that.

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