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The Ides of March
It’s been a while, Bitches, but we’re back to share some of what we’ve been up to and things we’ve been reading. And, of course, we won’t talk about Ukraine—directly at least.
For us, things have been hectic and stressful since the end of January, both in terms of living in a city that’s being occupied and the emotional labour required to do this work (on top of all our other work).
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Worth a Share
In the US, parents can’t use federal aid to buy diapers. This piece talks about how diaper need is an invisible part of poverty.
Here’s a study about homicide during pregnancy and the postpartum period in the US.
New York City opened its first supervised injected site late last year.
Here’s why Canada is losing affordable rental housing faster it’s being built. Spoiler: capitalism.
How gaslighting and other intimidation tactics signal coercive control in relationships and how people struggle to identify them.
Zelensky, modern-day warrior-artist.
In the Media
Erica’s been busy with her column in The Hill Times. You can read all of the unpaywalled posts on her website, Not in My Colour.
Erin has been busy writing for the Vancouver Tech Journal:
Misogynist of the Week is back. You can access it on this feed or wherever you get your podcasts and it’s always free.
We were also named to Refinery29’s 2021 list of game-changers.