equality

Coming out still a rout

Coming out was recently brought into the spotlight by Jodie Foster’s speech at the Golden Globes. Her words sparked a lot of discussion, but there’s no question that she did come out as gay.Continue...

Feminism in the spotlight

On Oct. 9, the first female Prime Minister of Australia, Julia Gillard, made an impassioned speech within the Australian House of Representatives regarding comments made by opposition leader Tony Abbott.Continue...

When it comes to equality at Queen’s, Deane is a broken record

A recent Financial Post article criticized Patrick Deane’s recent editorial apologizing for Queen’s racist past. We do need to criticize Deane’s editorial; not because of the stance he takes in it, but because his words are performative at best.Continue...

Wage equity worth a look inward

A university that doesn’t acknowledge it may have a gender wage gap is trying hard not to see what’s blindingly obvious to the rest of us.Continue...

UN ad campaign

The United Nations has released a photo series which features pictures of women with their mouths covered by sexist internet search suggestions based on Google’s autocomplete function.Continue...

Women fight for rights

In response to sexual assault awareness campaigns geared towards potential victims, the Greater Kingston Area Safe & Sober Community Alliance launched the Don’t Be That Guy campaign in Kingston this month.Continue...