Penney Kome

Award-winning journalist and author Penney Kome has published six non-fiction books and hundreds of periodical articles, as well as writing a national column for 12 years and a local (Calgary) column for four years. Her books include Somebody Has To Do It: Whose Work Is Housework? (McClelland & Stewart 1982); The Taking of Twenty-Eight: Women Challenge the Constitution (Women's Educational Press, 1983); and Peace: A Dream Unfolding (Sierra Club Books 1986). She was Editor of Straightgoods.com from 2004 - 2013.

Penney Kome
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Feb 12, 2014
Gay Pride marchers wave rainbow flags atop Calgary's Mewata Armoury tank

Rooting for the Olympics underdog

Penney Kome
At the Sochi Winter Games, every LGBT athlete's win is treated like Jesse Owens' victories at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.
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Dec 23, 2013
Woman signs petition on No More Stolen Sisters poster

The price of paid sex

Penney Kome
While some celebrate the Supreme Court ruling that struck down Canada’s prostitution laws, there are different opinions.
Blog
Nov 12, 2013

Clogging all over Calgary

Penney Kome
Canadian Folk Music Awards swamped city with talented performers in intimate venues.
Blog
Nov 5, 2013

Harperland and the other hand

Penney Kome
While Conservatives cheered Stephen Harper at their policy convention, a coalition of labour, first nations, environmentalists, and other social justice leaders presented a different kind of policy.
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Nov 3, 2013
Six cardboard cards with photos of Canadian Senators

Shuffling the political deck

Penney Kome
New Democrats introduce "Hall of Shame" trading cards featuring all 99 current Senators. Besides a photo and short bio, each card shows the Senator's total salary and office expense costs.

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