Tag: feminism

Post #3130: We are all disappearing

After I turned forty, I started to become invisible. At forty-five, this process has become undeniable – as a woman past a certain age, I have to make an effort to be seen. There are some definite advantages to this. On a trip to…

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As legitimate as who?

Last week I spoke at a conference of women from my union about the current state of collective bargaining and pay equity. While there I noticed on the agenda that Daisy Kler from Vancouver-based Rape Relief was scheduled to speak the following day on…

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What would you give for a good cup of coffee?

No commentary needed really, this 1963 ad speaks for itself….

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Breasts are good.

In today’s edition of Salon magazine, writer Wendy Paris decries the “trend” of mannequins with larger bust sizes (and it is barely a trend – she’s seen these clothing-dolls in use in exactly two shops). At first I thought – oh, a trend towards…

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