Tag Archives: feminism

This Is a Call-Out Post for the Transmisogynist and Anti-Sex Work Vancouver Women’s Library

A month or so ago, I started hearing about a women’s library that was opening in Vancouver. As a feminist book lover living in Vancouver I was obviously excited and thought, wow, awesome! Unfortunately my excitement and good feelings were … Continue reading

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Eight #CanLit Authors Who Write about Survivors and Trauma

If you haven’t been following the shitstorm that blew through the Can Lit community a few days ago, here’s a quick breakdown: Joseph Boyden, with the support of many, many other Canadian literary superstars, penned an “open letter” (even created … Continue reading

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Casey reviews Excluded by Julia Serano

Originally posted on The Lesbrary:
I was pretty eager when I picked up writer, performer, and activist Julia Serano’s latest book, Excluded: Making Queer and Feminist Movements More Inclusive. I had read her first book, Whipping Girl: A Transsexual Woman…

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Holiday Wish List: Don’t Bring Me Figgy Pudding, Bring Me Books!

I’m starting to feel kind of excited about the holidays.  By that, of course, I mean all the delicious holiday food that I love (mmm, stuffing).  While I’m on the holiday train, though, I thought I’d write up a Christmas … Continue reading

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A.A. Riley’s Introducing Sophia Firecracker: A Superhero Book for Young Black Canadian Girls

When I received an email from Victoria-based queer author A.A. Riley a few months ago telling me about her book Introducing Sophia Firecracker, which is a first chapter book for 7 to 10 year-olds, I wasn’t sure if I had … Continue reading

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