Penni Mitchell's blog
Books About Women's History by Mary Ann Shadd, newspaper publisher
Submitted by Penni Mitchell on Tue, 07/12/2011 - 07:32
Because it's 2016, the centennary of the year when many women won the vote in provincial elections, Herizons offers up a list of books all about the contributions women made to Canada's equality rights throughout history, from the Underground Railroad to the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
A Brief History of Women in Quebec,Wilfrid Laurier University Press, by Denyse Baillargeon
Equality Should Be the Icing on the Marriage Cake by Joanna Chiu
Submitted by Penni Mitchell on Wed, 08/24/2016 - 05:22
I am puzzled by many Western wedding traditions. My multicultural family chooses which customs to observe, and, usually, efforts are minimal. We may roast a duck on Thanksgiving, peer at the moon on Mid-Autumn Festival, or go to the movies on Christmas Day, after unwrapping gifts bought the day before at Superstore.
Refashioning Fashion by Ayesha Mian Akram
Submitted by Penni Mitchell on Thu, 11/26/2015 - 09:48
As a Muslim woman who practices hijab—the wearing of modest clothing and covering my hair—I spend a lot of time navigating. I navigate the politics of being a Muslim woman in Canada and the politics of finding modest, yet
Rape and Justice by Penni Mitchell
Submitted by Penni Mitchell on Tue, 12/02/2014 - 09:53
Within just a few short months, women in North America have mobilized a critical mass movement that is changing the rules of the shame game.
Pussies Against Feminism by Lyn Cockburn
Submitted by Penni Mitchell on Mon, 10/15/2012 - 07:30
They’re mostly well-educated, young and female, and they want us to know that they don’t need feminism.