What's Current: Edmonton Burlesque Centre brings empowerment to Alberta

Photographer attempts to capture what it feels like to be a woman in a world of male entitlement. (Warning: These photos are really creepy.)

Employers are failing women going through menopause.

19-year-old gang rape victim in Saudi Arabia to receive lashes and prison time for speaking to the press.

Rapist of Nirbhaya bus gang rape blames the victim for fighting back.

Why is it that the only way we can fathom “empowerment” for women is through getting naked for an audience? (Alberta gets its first burlesque centre.)

Women’s History time:

Epic Gallery: 150 years of lesbians and other lady-loving ladies.

The great poetess Sappho loved women on the Greek island of Lesbos.

Meghan Murphy
Meghan Murphy

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Meghan Murphy is a freelance writer and journalist. She has been podcasting and writing about feminism since 2010 and has published work in numerous national and international publications, including The Spectator, UnHerd, the CBC, New Statesman, Vice, Al Jazeera, The Globe and Mail, and more. Meghan completed a Masters degree in the department of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies at Simon Fraser University in 2012 and lives in Vancouver, B.C. with her dog.

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