Publications

Many feminist groups produced newsletters, newspapers, and magazines throughout the 1970s to the 1990s. Dozens of different publications reflected the diversity of feminist ideology and activism and, in that pre-Internet era, played a central role in spreading feminist ideas and debates as well as information about actions, organizations, and issues. Regular coverage and discussion also became an integral part of progressive and labour periodicals.

Some feminist publications from the 1970s to the 1990s are already online and, in these cases, we have provided links. Many more are not, and our intention is to keep expanding the collection available through the Rise Up! digital archive. Our aim is to seek out publications from different regions across Canada and Quebec as well as ones representing the diverse voices of feminist activism.

It has been a challenge to access these materials, especially complete sets. Contact us to contribute missing issues as well as different publications to the Rise Up! publications archive. You can also help us add publications with a donation towards the costs of digitizing.

Title Date Region
A Women’s Place Publication 1975 - -- Alberta
Action Now! A Monthly Newsletter from the National Action Committee on the Status of Women/ À l’action! Bulletin mensuel du Comité canadien d’action sur Ie statut de la femme 1990 - -- National (all of Canada)
Action: A Bulletin from the National Action Committee on the Status of Women/ Un bulletin du comité canadien d’action sur le statut de la femme -- - -- National (all of Canada)
Alberta Status of Women Action Committee Newsletter 1976 - 1997 Alberta
Branching Out 1973 - 1980 National (all of Canada)
breaking the silence: a feminist quarterly 1982 - -- National (all of Canada)
Broadside 1979 - 1989 National (all of Canada)
thumbnail of Cayenne – Vol. 01 Issue 03 – May/Jun 1985 Cayenne 1984 - 1989 Ontario
thumbnail of cbwc-Fall1990-CongressNewsNewsletter Congress News – Newsletter of the Congress of Black Women/Le Bulletin du Congrès des Femmes Noires du Canada -- - -- National (all of Canada)
Day Care for Everyone 1973 - -- National (all of Canada)
thumbnail of Diva: A Quarterly Journal of South Asian Women – Vol. 03 Issue 04 – January-March 1993 Diva: A Quarterly Journal of Women of South Asian Origin 1988 - 1996 National (all of Canada)
Domestics’ Cross-Cultural News 1984 - 1999 or later National (all of Canada)
Equal Times -- - -- National (all of Canada)
thumbnail of FeministPartyOfCanada-01-03-December-1979 Feminist Party of Canada News/Nouvelles 1979 - 1982 National (all of Canada)
Good Daycare 1974 - -- Ontario
thumbnail of The Grapevine-Vol01-Issue05-Summer1988 Grapevine: Newsletter of the Lesbian Mothers’ Defence Fund 1979 - 1985 Ontario
HealthSharing 1979 - 1993 Ontario
Herizons 1983 - 1999 or later National (all of Canada)
thumbnail of IWDC 06-05 Nov 1984 International Women’s Day Committee (IWDC) Newsletter 1979 - 1986 Ontario
ISKWEW -- - -- Saskatchewan
Kinesis 1974 - 1999 or later British Columbia
La fédération des femmes du Québec 1966 - 1999 or later Quebec
La vie en rose 1980 - 1987 Quebec
thumbnail of LavenderSheets-Summer-1980 Lavender Sheets 1980 - 1980 Ontario
thumbnail of LesbianPerspective-August-1979 Lesbian Perspective 1977 - 1980 Ontario
Marie-Géographie 1984 - 1987 Quebec
Montreal Women’s Liberation Newsletter 1970 - -- Quebec
NAC Housing Newsletter 1987 - -- National (all of Canada)
NAC Memo 1981 - -- National (all of Canada)
Native Women’s Association of Canada Newsletter 1981 - -- National (all of Canada)
Newfoundland Status of Women Council Newsletters -- - -- Newfoundland and Labrador
Northern Woman Journal 1973 - 1995 Ontario
On Our Way -- - -- Alberta
thumbnail of OWAC-No-01-Jan-1990 Ontario Women’s Action Coalition News Bulletin 1990 - -- Ontario
thumbnail of Otherwise-02-01-Sept-1985 OtherWise 1984 - 1990 Ontario
thumbnail of OURLIVES-02-01-MAR-APR-1987 Our Lives: Canada’s First Black Women’s Newspaper 1986 - 1989 National (all of Canada)
Our Times 1981 - -- National (all of Canada)
thumbnail of Pandora-02-03-March-1987 Pandora 1985 - 1994 Nova Scotia
Pedestal 1969 - 1975 British Columbia
thumbnail of Rebel Girls Rag 01-01 Mar-Apr 1987 Rebel Girls’ Rag: A Forum of Women’s Resistance 1987 - 1992 Ontario
thumbnail of SaskatoonWomensLiberation-02-08-December-January-1979 Saskatoon Women’s Liberation Newsletter and Prairie Women 1974 - 1981 Saskatchewan
Status of Women News -- - -- National (all of Canada)
thumbnail of The Grapevine-Vol01-Issue02-Feb1988 The Grapevine – Newsletter of Organized Working Women (Ottawa) 1987 - -- National (all of Canada)
The Manitoba Women’s Newspaper 1980 - 1982 Manitoba
thumbnail of TheNewFeminist-01-06-April-1970 The New Feminist 1969 - -- Ontario
The Other Woman – A Revolutionary Feminist Newspaper 1972 - -- Ontario
thumbnail of The Womanist – September/October 1988 The Womanist 1988 - 1993 Ontario
Thriving 1988 - -- National (all of Canada)
Tiger Lily: A Journal by Women of Colour 1986 - -- National (all of Canada)
Tightwire: from Kingston Prison for Women 1978 - 1993 National (all of Canada)
thumbnail of UnionWoman-02-07-NOV-1979 Union Woman 1977 - 1988 Ontario
thumbnail of upstream-01-05-April-1978 Upstream 1976 - 1980 Ontario
Wages for Housework Campaign Bulletin 1977 - -- Ontario
thumbnail of WinnipegWomen'sLiberation-October-1976 Winnipeg Women’s Liberation Newsletter 1973 - 1978 Manitoba
thumbnail of Women'sSpirit-Feb-March-1990 Women Spirit 1987 - 1992 Ontario
thumbnail of image-womeducdsdemmes Women’s Education de femmes 1982 - 1999 National (all of Canada)
Women’s Rights Bulletin – Ontario Federation of Labour -- - -- Ontario
Womonspace News 1982 - -- Alberta
Working Woman 1979 - 1980 Saskatchewan