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MeToo

Adina Katz's intense solo show shines a powerful light on surviving sexual abuse more

Theatre

Fact-based show about men's responses to #MeToo – performed by women – is enlightening but sometimes feels rushed more

Theatre

Chvrches have just released their new album Love Is Dead, their poppiest and most political. Long before the #MeToo movement, Mayberry was calling out misogyny in the music industry, but now she's noticing small, incremental changes. more

Features

ABC suddenly cancelled Roseanne Barr's sitcom and Jeffrey Tambor's New York Times interview drew attention to bad behaviour on set. Is this the next phase of Hollywood's reckoning? more

Interviews & Features

A decade after she appeared on the cover of NOW as a member of Crystal Castles, the electro-punk star opens up about going solo, #MeToo and growing up in Toronto more

Features

Cate Blanchett heads up the jury, the fest addresses #MeToo and Turkey's Nuri Bilge Ceylan goes for his fourth award more

Film Fests & Special Screenings

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Jeremy Mimnagh

This three-hour exploration of sexuality features over-the-top action in its first half and thoughtful, intimate monologues in its second more

Theatre

Local director takes down Hollywood's now most famous abuser of power for sexual gain – but drops the ball on the #MeToo movement more

Interviews & Features

Nancy Schwartzman's account of the Steubenville, Ohio high school rape case is an urgent and necessary film in the #MeToo movement more

Reviews

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Samuel Engelking

The Toronto activist says collaborating on the film with director Kelly Showker "gave me my power back" more

Interviews & Features

Funny and smart sketch show lampoons all sorts of amusing characters on the sexual spectrum more

Theatre

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Netflix

From the opening night film, The Heat, to features about activists Mandi Gray, Nadia Murad and Madonna Thunder Hawk, this year's slate is full of strong female portraits more

Interviews & Features

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Samuel Engelking

As #MeToo shines a spotlight on toxic masculinity, do I have to throw out my record collection? more

Features

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Photos by Samuel Engelking

There's suddenly a lot of attention on U.S. Girls. Toronto’s Meg Remy is ­untangling ­America’s misogynist mess with lush disco grooves. The time is right for her subversive brand of political pop. Read our cover story interview here. more

Features

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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. more

Culture

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The Juno Awards took place last week, and at panels and concerts across Vancouver, conversations swirled around safety, diversity, inclusion and respect. Denise Donlon led a panel of 300 women. It feels like we're finally reaching a tipping point. more

Features

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George Pimentel

The #AfterMeToo movement started by Mia Kirshner, Freya Ravensbergen and Aisling Chin-Yee is pushing the country's screen industry to adopt a strong zero-tolerance policy against sexual assault in the workplace more

Interviews & Features

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While other men of privilege across North America have been forced to resign over allegations of improper conduct, John Furlong continues to act as an ambassador for Canada's Olympic movement more

News

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Andrew Cooper

Will movements to end violence against women have a wider impact on Hollywood culture? more

Interviews & Features

The actor and Weinstein accuser seems perma-triggered in her angry memoir more

Books