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In her review of Lauren McKeon’s “F-Bomb: Dispatches from the War on Feminism,” CV Harquail writes “The anti-feminist movement remains strong and feminists must find ways to be stronger.”
International Women’s Day is over…but LiisBeth playlist curator, Aerin Fogel, founder of Venusfest, asks “Should it be? And why is it just one day?” This playlist reminds us that struggles to transform how we relate to each other takes decades.
LiisbBeth is pleased to offer you this new year contemplation playlist curated by Aerin Fogel, Toronto musician and founder of feminist music festival Venus Fest.
“…so many businesses don’t realize there’s a whole different demographic they may be not connecting with”–Emily Mills, founder of Toronto based 5000 strong network of women of colour entrepreneurs points out how
Filmmaker Roberta Staley captures the stories of feminist Afghan women journalists seizing on the power of media to advance gender equality–even though doing so means risking their lives.
Boosting the gender equality and equity needle at events and festivals requires organizers to get out of their comfort zone.
“As a business owner, one of the cool things about trying to keep a place like this alive is it forces me to be really creative at the end of the month. It forces me to invent things out of necessity. Some of the things we invent become a huge part of what we do.” –Savoy Howe
Catalyst Canada defends its choice to appoint another male bank CEO to be its board chair, saying leaving women’s advancement up to men who have a lot of people working for them is a good strategy. But is it? More importantly, has it worked?