feminism

Masculinity re-defined

In Emma Watson’s recent speech to the United Nations, she asked men to join in the feminist cause.Continue...

Gender discourse sparks tension

Before the alleged assault of a student, Janice Fiamengo’s anti-feminist talk and a poster campaign against a Queen’s professor, Mohammed Albaghdadi had no idea his new club would be so divisive.Continue...

Prof target of poster campaign

Posters accusing Queen’s philosophy professor Adèle Mercier of being a “rape apologist” were plastered around campus this afternoon.Continue...

Men’s group contested

A motion to de-ratify the Queen’s Men’s Issues Awareness Society failed last night at AMS Assembly.Continue...

Riding a growing wave

147 years ago, Queen’s admitted its first female student — 35 years after it opened its doors to
male students.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...

What we can learn from ‘Not All Men’ but 97 per cent of women

In the midst of conversations about sexism, violence against women, and toxic masculinity, the phrase ‘not all men’ has become a popular response to defend male perspectives. This narrative is extremely problematic and minimizes the opportunity for further conversations surrounding female oppression. Yes, not all men are physically or sexually violent toward women, but too many are.Continue...

The integrity of women’s sports must be made a priority

Sports have never been played on an even field.Continue...

Men should be feminists, but not just for themselves

Anyone who considers themselves a feminist must be actively participating in dismantling misogyny in all its forms, not just those which directly impact them. This standard has to extend to men in feminism as well.Continue...

Burger King doesn’t care about you, but neither do other marketers

On International Women’s Day this past Monday, Burger King UK tweeted “Women belong in the kitchen.” Its goal was to promote its new culinary scholarships for women. The chain apologized and took down the tweet after public backlash.Continue...

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