Harper’s Secret Women’s Report Has No Secrets:

Harper’s Secret Women’s Report Has No Secrets:

“Hello Friends, my name is Secret Women’s Report, but you can call me SR for short.PodiumLiar

“Right now I’m sitting in the Humans vs. Harper green room waiting for an interview. Usually, I’m at the Ottawa office called Status of Women Canada. It is always really nice and quiet, the very best environment for secret reports. However, it is nice to get out to an open environment from time to time. My Mama always said being an SR didn’t mean we couldn’t explore.

“You probably don’t know my Mama was a celebrated SR when life for SRs was really hard. Back then governments were so deeply ashamed of SRs that no SR ever saw the light of day. The best SRs came in humble never feeling proud of who they were, let alone of what they did for Canada. Continue reading

Canada’s Armed Forces: Biologically Wired for Sexism?

Canada’s Armed Forces: Biologically Wired for Sexism?

HeCanDoItDear Humans vs Harper:

I’m so glad I found you, Sir!

Warrant officer Gay Guess reporting in with news from the Canadian military gender wars. Take my word for it; they are non-stop, Sir.

I’m currently assigned to the Canadian Army Doctrine and Training Centre. My orders are to support National Defence Headquarters with the total integration of advanced gender perspectives for our military leadership. Continue reading

Who Wins the Tampon Tax Sweepstakes?

Who Wins the Tampon Tax Sweepstakes?

The Harper Government has done it again—thrown us here at Humans vs Harper into a tizzy of wonder and speculation. In response to a petition signed by nearly 75,000 menstruators and their allies, they have announced that women would no longer have to pay GST on tampons and menstrual pads.

Is this Election Hysteria? Or is it the dreaded PES (Pre-Election Syndrome)? It can’t be Harper giving a perk to the women who support him because not enough women do support him. His base is generally thought to be male and over 60 years old. Most of these guys are still scared of tampons; they can barely get to sanitary napkins. Continue reading