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...

Reflecting on the legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

In the 1970s, the fight to grant women equality under the US constitution was a losing one, but Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who would become a Supreme Court Justice, convinced the all-male court to take sex discrimination seriously by defending a case on a man’s right to drink beer.Continue...

Call it what you want, “WAP” is overdue

“WAP,” the highly anticipated collaboration between Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion, has set tongues wagging over its explicit lyrics and raunchy music video.Continue...

Celebrating women one day a year isn’t enough

International Women’s Day (IWD) on March 8 gives the global community a chance to acknowledge women, past and present, who have made political, economic, social, and cultural strides toward gender equity. However, when it comes to addressing the struggles women face on a day-to-day level, IWD still misses the mark.Continue...

Trans-exclusionary feminism isn’t true feminism

Feminism is for all women, not just cisgender women.Continue...

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