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Meeting de Paris, Stade Charlety - 30 juin 2018

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After the 2012 London Olympics, four female athletes with higher than normal levels of testosterone – all from rural areas of developing countries – were told they could not compete without medical intervention. Read more

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Tanja-Tiziana

Women in Toronto including politician Bhutila Karpoche, author Anne T. Donahue and scientist Imogen Coe sound off on the issues facing women in Canada and how they'll be celebrating International Women's Day 2019. Read more

Life

We asked readers to take a stab at all of your burning questions, from how to curb jealousy to entering the swingers scene. Here are the top answers. Read more

Love and Sex

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Gillette

After more than a year of sustained media coverage, sexual assault remains prevalent but at least the reporting of abuse has gone up Read more

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Women March On: Toronto 2019

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Thousands of protestors descended onto Nathan Phillips Square for Women March On: Toronto. Read more

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What does body positivity mean in 2019? Ten inspiring Torontonians bare all in the name of self-love. Read more

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Canadian physicist Donna Strickland became the third woman to ever win the prestigious honour, leading many to re-examine how we educate young girls Read more

Education

Tom Donahue's doc on sexism in Hollywood doesn't dig deep enough Read more

Toronto International Film Festival 2018

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Courtesy of TIFF

While women continue to make up only a small fraction of directors, producers, editors and cinematographers in Hollywood, more than 30 per cent of films screening at TIFF are led by women. Read more

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Sweet, gentle documentary looks at five young people in the Netherlands who don't fit the gender binary Read more

Reviews

People are urging Yuk Yuk's Toronto to cancel a comedy show called White Guys Matter hosted by Aaron Berg that promises only white male comedians and jokes about race, religion and sexism Read more

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Samuel Engelking

The rise of Jordan Peterson, men's right activists and toxic masculinity has made the need to examine what it means to be a man all the more urgent. Canadian authors, activists and artists are finally taking a critical look at redefining masculinity. Read more

Culture

Genderqueer patients aren't often represented in discussions of anorexia and bulimia, but research shows that body image, gender and eating disorders are deeply connected Read more

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"People need to know that breast cancer doesn’t only happen to women or older people." Read more

Love Your Body

What does it mean to “love your body” in 2018? Surely it’s more than just celebrating curves, stretch marks and body hair Read more

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The Internet frontwoman stands out as a nonchalantly progressive figure in a generation of gender-non-conforming and queer artists Read more

Music

"Thanks to transgender student activism in post-secondary institutions, there's been progressively more movement to develop inclusive bathrooms," says York prof Sheila Cavanagh. Read more

Education 2 Comments

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Tom Arban

Within two years of the college unveiling its state-of-the-art Kawartha Trades and Technology Centre, enrolment of women ballooned from 2 per cent to upwards of 10 per cent. Read more

Education

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Tanja-Tiziana

What if we showed ourselves some kindness and appreciated who we are right now? Nine inspiring Torontonians bare all and describe their journeys to self-love Read more

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In some areas of the law, yes. Women often receive less compensation than men in serious personal injury lawsuits, and poor people generally receive less than wealthy or middle class people. Why? Read more

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