gender issues

Catcalling: should it be criminal?

I asked a street harasser, “Why?” His answer was simple, but spoke volumes.Continue...

It’s not all jokes for female comedians

Women are a small minority in the stand-up comedy world — but it isn’t because women aren’t funny.Continue...

Keeping up with reality

Despite their close ties to real life, reality shows perpetuate harmful and outdated gender stereotypes.Continue...

Call out the catcallers

Not all catcalls, whistling and hollering is punishable by law. But there’s something very wrong when a girl walking alone is afraid for her safety.Continue...

Move-in signs should move out

While Orientation Week aims to welcome new students to Queen’s, the dozens of inappropriate move-in day banners that haunt the University District are hardly welcoming.Continue...

FIFA 16 makes an overdue stride forward

Celebrating EA Sports’ inclusion of female teams in FIFA 16 is somewhat like praising a broom for sweeping: acknowledging the presence of remarkable female athletes shouldn’t have taken this long.Continue...

Learn the cloud

On Sunday night, hundreds of nude photos of A-list celebrities were stolen from Apple’s iCloud service and leaked online. The result was public outrage as individuals likened the theft to sexual violation.Continue...