feminism

Little Women brings modern feminism to a familiar story

2019 was the year of movie reboots, remakes, and questionable sequels. In a renaissance of retreading familiar stories in film, Greta Gerwig’s adaptation of Little Women proves that some stories do deserve to be retold.Continue...

Calling a woman ‘badass’ isn’t empowering

It’s counter-productive to use gendered language to reward women for their success.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...

Serial Killers in television reflect a hostile society

When crimes against women are sensationalized in pop culture, viewers need to step back and reassess.Continue...

Captain Marvel shows necessity of female critics for female stories

This past week, Marvel released its newest film, Captain Marvel, with Brie Larson as its titular hero. And while the film’s generated a lot of hype, it’s largely been met with mixed reviews.Continue...

Women of colour need their own feminist narratives

Mainstream feminism’s advocacy for equal gender rights is important, but it lacks sufficient recognition that no two women share the same experiences.Continue...

Women's magazines promote women's public health

In a year that highlighted gendered abuses, women’s magazines have provided essential information.Continue...

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