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...

The racialized intersections of women’s rights deserve more space

It’s difficult enough to be a feminist, regardless of your skin colour. You’re policed and dismissed. Your frustration is interpreted as rage, and you always seem to be ‘asking for too much.’Continue...

Where did all the feminism go?

Second-wave feminist issues, like birth control and abortion, don’t have the same visibility on campus today that they had in the 70s.Continue...

Educated women are pursuing ambitions, not marriages

Of all the criticisms facing women today, the view that university-educated women’s supposed high standards destroy their chances to find love has to be among the most ridiculous.Continue...

Female-focused research is a worthwhile investment

Female-identifying university students have the power to generate and advocate for female-focused research on the ground level—and that’s something we should take advantage of.Continue...

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