LiisBeth Original

LiisBeth Original

Thinking of Getting Into Politics?

Thinking of Getting Into Politics?

“You put yourself out in front and say, “I would like to represent you and here’s what I stand for.” –Mary Ng

Meet Gudrun Schyman: Likely the Most Important Feminist You’ve Never Heard About

Meet Gudrun Schyman: Likely the Most Important Feminist You’ve Never Heard About

Feminist parties are making a comeback in Europe. But why? New LiisBeth contributor Annika Anderson flew to Sweden to find out.

Powerbitches Stirring the Pot

Powerbitches Stirring the Pot

“At a moment in which community is forged increasingly online, we believe in the power of meeting face to face. We keep our events deliberately small to create an environment of active connection rather than passive consumption.” –Rachel Hills, founder of Powerbitches

Where are the Women in Canada’s Women in Tech Venture Fund?

Where are the Women in Canada’s Women in Tech Venture Fund?

The Women in Technology venture fund administered by the Business Development Bank of Canada is betting that bigger is better -and that just one woman equals change. But does it?

Fearless Fashion Connects Community and Culture

Fearless Fashion Connects Community and Culture

Lorna Mutegyeki’s clothing designs are bold, unique, and stunning. And she insists on treating her employees with the respect they deserve.

The Power of Love—and Trans (National) Collaboration

The Power of Love—and Trans (National) Collaboration

“Today [International Trans Day of Visibility] is a beautiful day–something that means more and more to me as I have become less visible as a trans-guy”-T. Thomason

Will Next Generation News Media Ownership Be Gender Balanced?

Will Next Generation News Media Ownership Be Gender Balanced?

The new $645M Canadian government news media fund mostly bails out crumbling traditional media and fails to advance diversity. Despite facts that start up companies rushing in to fill the gap are largely founded by men–and white people. Is this going to help us build a more inclusive democracy?

Move Over #Girlboss–It’s the #Feministboss Era

Move Over #Girlboss–It’s the #Feministboss Era

Is the #girlboss or #movethedial movement radical enough if what we want is an #SDG defined better world by 2030?

When Aunt Flo Becomes CEO

When Aunt Flo Becomes CEO

Amanda Laird may have felt cursed on her journey into entrepreneurism—until she took on “the curse” itself.