Discrimination

Darts and laurels 2014-15

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Dismantling the culture of silence: Mental health and race

In November 2012, the Principal’s Commission on Mental Health released its final report with 116 recommendations for a mental health strategy at Queen’s. Of these recommendations, only a small portion (section 3.7: Vulnerable populations) address those who are socially marginalized and have greater experiences of stress.Continue...

Professors shouldn’t face discrimination for their accents

Some professors are better lecturers than others, but whether or not they speak with an accent shouldn’t be a determining factor in that assessment.Continue...

Coronavirus party shows Queen’s hasn’t learned from its past

An inappropriately-themed party on campus last weekend, and the subsequent response, demonstrated that Queen’s still has a long way to go when it comes to addressing insensitivity and discrimination in our community.Continue...

Halted student appeal prompts recommendations for Senate

The appeals of a dismissed Queen’s student have prompted recommendations to fill gaps in University Senate policies after the student’s fourth appeal was halted.Continue...

Conversion therapy for youth needs federal ban

Conversion therapy’s sustained traumatic impact on LGBTQ+ youth has permanent repercussions on their lives and harms their sense of self-worth. Over 2,500 Canadians have recently signed an...Continue...

Queen’s medical school’s prejudicial past

Although Queen’s was one of the first schools in Canada to accept women into their medical school, they were also the first to systemically expel them.

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Intolerance of Muslim Canadians isn't new

Discrimination against Muslims within our country is a real problem and Canadians shouldn’t need a survey to believe it.Continue...

You can be unconsciously racist, McMaster expert says

“Denial of racism is also racism,” McMaster Assistant Professor, Ameil Joseph said.Continue...

Changes made to Queen’s harassment and discrimination policy, consultation moves forward for sexual assault policy

Following changes to provincial legislation, Queen’s has drafted an update to its existing workplace harassment and discrimination policy, which will be open to feedback until August 10 at 4 p.m.Continue...

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