Posts Tagged: gender

Women of Interest—Betty Friedan

Betty Friedan was born Bettye Naomi Goldstein on February 4, 1921, in Peoria, Illinois, U.S.  and died February 4, 2006, in Washington, D.C., U.S.  Friedan was a journalist, activist, and one of the leading figures in the Women’s Movement.  In 1963 she published the bestselling book The Feminine Mystique which explores the possibility of women finding… Read more »

Canada Reads Recap

In case you didn’t follow along with Canada Reads this year, it breaks down like this, the order the books were voted off: The Boat People Sharon Bala Precious Cargo Craig Davidson The Marrow Thieves Cherie Dimaline American War Omar El Akkad Forgiveness Mark Sakamoto The book I was rooting for, The Boat People, by… Read more »

A Meeting of Women in Politics

I went to a “Women in Politics” event so you don’t have to Since I started taking courses at Athabasca University, I find myself at the public library a lot.  Studying at home with my two young sons has proven to be less than productive, as frequent interruptions to dole out fruit snacks or change… Read more »