New Justice Minister, Jody Wilson-Raybould, charged with the task of re-writing Canada’s prostitution laws. Here’s to rallying for improved legislation — not full decriminalization. (Okay, can we celebrate a little bit — or a lot — that our new Justice Minister is an Indigenous woman?)
Trudeau lives up to his promise to appoint cabinet ministers at gender-parity. Read the full list here.
Battered Women’s Support Services weighs in on new cabinet. (It’s been a Canadian politics kinda day.)
Suzanne Moore laments the one-upmanship of the millennial approach to gender and the understanding of oppression:
“The current preoccupation with being on the sexual edge and yes, call me a Terf or a Swerf or my own term Smurf (Some Made-Up Radical Feminist) if you like, but I don’t just check my privilege, I check our history. Because if sex is just something you do rather than something you are, then it is way easier to play with gender. Yet it has become so muddled that every identity must be proclaimed in a hierarchy of grievance.”
New study claims that men who do more housework have more sex… So, sexy perks make equal domestic labour worth considering?
And now for something totally different, here’s the six best books on feminism according to Gloria Steinem.