Susan G. Cole

Susan is a journalist, author, playwright and former senior entertainment editor at NOW. A graduate of Harvard, where she co-founded the university’s first women’s collective, Susan is a feminist activist and musician – she started Toronto’s first all-women rock band in 1978 – with a focus on violence against women. She has written two books on the subject, Pornography And The Sex Crisis and Power Surge: Sex, Violence And Pornography (both Second Story Press). Her play, the groundbreaking comedy A Fertile Imagination about two lesbians trying to have a baby, has been produced seven times across the country and she has edited Outspoken, a collection of scenes and monologues from Canadian lesbian plays (Playwrights Canada Press). She writes about film and politics and is currently NOW’s contributing books editor.

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