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Blog posts : "bodily autonomy"

Thank you Dr. Morgentaler!

January 28, 2013

Today in Canada marks the 25th anniversary of the Morgentaler decision, in which the Supreme Court struck down any laws prohibiting abortion and made it just another medical procedure, as it should be.

This time last year there was a HUGE kerfuffle…

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Word of the Day: No

January 16, 2013

In my multiple hours of browsing around online, from Facebook to various webcomics, email, news sites, blogs and more, I come across a lot of different variations on 'yes'-say YES to success, to moving forward, to creating goals and making plans, to …

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I Had Questions: M-312

April 7, 2012

Ever since I first read about this gods-awful Motion 3-12 thing I've had a question or two swimming about in my brain; what the heck exactly is a special committee, how long are they going to debate this thing if they get the chance to debate, how ca…

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Thursday Throwdown

April 5, 2012

Do you know what's the coolest new thing in Canadian prochoice politics and badassery? Radical Handmaids. If Motion 312 has got you righteously angry, sign the petition against it, send your MP a letter telling them to oppose it, then join the Radica…

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Dear Dr. Lunney

March 31, 2012

Feel free to use this letter as a template for your own to your MP, Canadian friends. I borrowed it and modified it from the Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada. Unfortunately, my MP is a member of the Conservative party and a Christian, so I have so…

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Frightening Friday: Canadian Politics

March 23, 2012

Motion 3-12: I am Not a Second Class Citizen

On April 26th there will be a vote in the House of Commons after an hour of debate, a vote that will determine whether or not a special committee, with all the powers of a Standing Committee, will be f…

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Personhood for WOMEN

March 9, 2012

Over at Shakesville they've done something that shouldn't be needed, necessary or even dreamt of, but here it is; a personhood amendment for WOMEN. That's right; enough is enough. ENOUGH of women's bodies being political footballs. ENOUGH of women be…

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IWD, Lady Gaga, and Women's Suffrage

March 8, 2012

Many thanks to Jacqueline Carey (author of some of my favorite books of all time) for posting this video up on her FB page. Please watch and share widely and for the love of the gods get out to vote this fall if you've got an election coming up. The …

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Sowing Seeds of Change

February 25, 2012

"Great oaks from tiny acorns grow." This is a quote I'd get as a word tattoo, something that resonates with me. Today I planted some vegetable seeds nearly a month earlier than I usually do, normally having to wait until the Spring equinox to…

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