Gender

Higher expectations, higher education

Women have been dominating undergraduate enrolment in university.Continue...

Computing stereotypes

Fujitsu has jumped on the current bandwagon of promoting their products through explicit and simplistic gender stereotyping.Continue...

Motherly matters and teaching duties

A woman breastfeeding her child shouldn’t be a shocking sight — except when it’s a professor doing it in the middle of their lecture.Continue...

Department of Political Studies panel discusses queer issues

On Sept. 20, the Department of Political Studies hosted an online panel to discuss contemporary political issues surrounding the queer community in the face of the 2021 federal election.Continue...

Stop putting down media for young women

In the world of media for young adults, there are quite a few cheesy, absurd, and sometimes even brain-numbing options out there to choose from. Most of us probably have ‘guilty pleasure’ shows we binge in secret or movies we feel a little ashamed of enjoying, and we understand that while we like them, they’re objectively pretty bad. But there’s a difference between recognizing that a show isn’t very good or a book series is full of tropes and shaming young women for consuming them.Continue...

Where is the humour in sexualizing male celebrities?

From criticizing Kim Kardashian for ‘breaking the internet’ with nudity to praising male celebrities for posing shirtless, the bodies of male and female stars are treated drastically differently. In the age of social media, the double standards surrounding the sexualization of male celebrities appears is even more evident.Continue...

The problem with gender reveals doesn’t stop at forest fires

On Canada’s West Coast, smoke from forest fires in California, Oregon, and Washington has drifted up north to create hazy skies and some of the worst air quality British Columbia has ever seen.Continue...

Last names should be about preference, not gender politics

Gendered traditions shouldn’t influence how married partners decide on their last names.Continue...

Women in national sports deserve better recognition

Publications such as Sports Illustrated have hundreds of staff members.Continue...

Sexist study makes female comedians the butt of the joke

The idea that women are all less funny than men due to evolution sounds like nothing short of a bad punchline.Continue...

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