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Things We Saw Today: A Justice League of Their Own Is Our New Favorite Mash-Up

Illustrator Kate Willært created some amazing mash-ups of the Justice League and the 1992 movie A League of Their Own for HalloweenCostumes.com.

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Canada Is Today’s Ally That Donald Trump Wants to Pick a Stupid Fight With

Donald Trump likes to stir up controversy by picking fights with anyone and everyone, even and sometimes especially allies of the United States, and today his ignorance cannon (Twitter) is aimed at Canada.

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Things We Saw Today: Happy 20th Anniversary, Buffy!

Buffy the Vampire Slayer premiered 20 years ago today and went on to change the face of television.

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Feminism Around the World: Canadian Burlesque Dancer Tracks Down Fat-Shaming Internet Troll…a 15-Year-Old Boy

Jessica Davey-Quantick is a Canadian burlesque dancer who has a prolific Instagram. Now, it's already kind of a big deal for a woman to be online at all with, you know, a life or opinions, as evidenced by the trolls many of us suffer on a daily basis. Layer on top of that the identity of "burlesque performer," and you bring out all the specifically appearance-focused and/or "morality" focused sexism. Add the fact that the burlesque dancer in question is fat? You've hit the trifecta.

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Feminism Around the World: Saudi Arabian Song “Hwages” Warns the U.S. About What a Trump Presidency Means For Women

It's awesome when men get on the feminism train and realize that gender equality benefits everyone. Saudi Arabian artist-director-editor Majed el-Asa has scandalized his home country by creating a video in which women *gasp* go skateboarding, play basketball, and have fun at an amusement park. The video is called "Hwages," and it's obviously about more than just getting to drive bumper cars.

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Feminism Around the World: Canada Chooses Black Rights Activist As First Woman On Their $10 Bill

Canada's Finance Minister Bill Morneau and Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz announced today that Viola Desmond, black rights activist known by some as "Canada's Rosa Parks" (even though her civil disobedience happened nine years before Parks' action in the U.S.), will be the first Canadian woman on their $10 bill!

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Want to Save the Internet? Help the Internet Archive Move to Canada (Digitally)

The internet never forgets. That's a phrase our generation grew up repeating to ourselves, and up until now, it's held true. But that promise could be in danger.

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Feminism Around the World: Badass Women We’re Thankful For

This week's Feminism Around the World column is dedicated to the amazing women alive right now — activists, artists, athletes, politicians, and more — who are doing great things and working to move the needle toward parity and justice in their respective fields. for whom we're eternally grateful.

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Canadian Newspaper Uses Front Page To Speak Out Against Harassment of Female Reporter

"This is not OK!"

While the level of awareness surrounding the issue has definitely been raised as a result, it also hasn't changed the underlying problems either. It's fortunate that newspapers such as the Telegram are willing to shed more light on the problem--and in their words, to remind everyone that online harassment is not okay.

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Anna Paquin Joins the Sarah Polley-Directed TV Adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s Alias Grace

Fans of Margaret Atwood and of greater opportunities for women in film and television got excited when we reported that Sarah Polley would be writing and directing a TV miniseries adaptation of the Atwood novel Alias Grace for CBC. Canadian actress Sarah Gadon will be playing the titular Grace, and Zachary Levi will be playing her employer, Thomas Kinnear. Now, the series rounds out its cast with some additional star power.

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Feminism Around the World: Malaysian Rapists Marry Child Brides to Escape Prosecution

There are two things that are very wrong in Malaysia right now. First, rape in a marriage is not illegal. So, once you get hitched, rape "ceases to exist." Second, adult men can legally marry children. These two things working in tandem make life as a young girl in Malaysia particularly difficult.

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Feminism Around the World: Details Emerge About Canada’s Investigation Into Murdered/Missing Indigenous Women

We've been hearing about an upcoming investigation into the cases of over 1,000 missing or murdered Indigenous women in Canada since the end of last year. Today, the Canadian government has released details about how the investigation will be approached and what methods may be used.

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Judge Who Asked Complainant in Sexual Assault Case ”Why Couldn’t You Just Keep Your Knees Together?” Faces Hearing

Trigger warning for discussion of sexual assault.

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Things We Saw Today: ICYMI, Beyonce’s Lemonade Will Re-Air on HBO Tonight

In case you missed it the first time around, HBO is going to be re-airing Beyonce's visual album Lemonade tonight (which originally premiered one night only before being released exclusively via Tidal and then, eventually, iTunes as a part of Bey's album, where anyone who bought a copy also received a download of the film). It'll be on HBO at 10 PM EST, so if you haven't watched it yet, now's your chance!

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Things We Saw Today: Canada Has Star Trek Currency

Holy moly, Canada has Star Trek-themed currency including a delta-shaped gold coin, coins with the USS Enterprise, and coins with Spock, Uhura, and more.

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Interview: Jewel Staite Talks How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town, Her Sex-Positive New Comedy

Jewel Staite is both starring in and acting as Executive Producer on a film that is both as sexual and as sweet and earnest as Kaylee: How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town.

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Justin Trudeau Announces New Canadian Bank Note Will Feature Prominent Woman

The Bank of Canada is allowing people to openly nominate a Canadian they feel deserves to be memorialized on the bank note.

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Canadian Man Trying to “Destroy” Ex-Wife with a Revenge Website

He said he won't take it down until she's dead.

Patrick Fox created a website named after his ex-wife Desiree Capuano. On it, he's posted stalker-esque pictures, alleges she's a white supremacist, and just completely tries to destroy every bit of her character.

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Canada Officially Launches National Inquiry Into the Deaths of Indigenous Women

Back in December, we told you that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his administration were prioritizing an inquiry into the mysterious and disproportionate deaths and disappearances of indigenous women. Now, in the wake of this year's series of annual Valentine's Day vigils for these women, Canada's government is actively preparing to launch the investigation.

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Cape Breton Island in Canada Offers Refuge if Trump Wins the Presidency

Friends, if the worst should come to pass and Donald J. Trump wins the presidency, then Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia is where you'll find me.

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