Gender

Debunking the myth of the Cool Girl

Rhetoric separating women based on their interests contributes to a prevalent divide between men and women that needs to be challenged.Continue...

Safe spaces for women hit right note

People tend to love or hate musical festivals—crowded areas filled with music, dancing and, often, drinking and drugs.Continue...

The world needs better men, not more gentlemen

The age-old concept of “gentleman” describes a courteous man, specifically in his behaviour toward the opposite sex.Continue...

Queen’s professor discusses ‘No Big Deal’ Campaign

On Wednesday, Dr. Lee Airton told a group of students and faculty in Sir. John A. MacDonald Hall that using gender-neutral pronouns is “No Big Deal.”Continue...

Sexual liberation hasn't cheapened sex

Seeing sex as a commodity that governs our social, romantic and economic standing in society is a flawed view of today’s dating world.Continue...

The aisle between ‘men’s’ and ‘women’s’ clothing is just one more invisible line to erase

I can’t remember the last time I got dressed in the morning without thinking about what my outfit said about me, except when I just thought about how it felt like me.Continue...

No real way to #DressLikeAWoman

While the #DressLikeAWoman hashtag attempts to promote equality by showing that woman and their dress can’t be reduced to a single description, it doesn’t confront that defining woman is in itself problematic.Continue...

Why are male nurses outnumbered?

For Griffin Bastedo, being one of the six male students that make up the first year nursing program makes him feel special, rather than a minority.

“We’re nicknamed the ‘murses’,” Bastedo...Continue...

It’s not all in the numbers

Gender disparities in engineering may be the result of a larger cultural issue, but relieving the impact on students isn’t out of University’s hands.Continue...

When gender neutrality becomes gender disparity, reevaluate

Mistaking equality for equity fails in practice to level the playing field for female professors.Continue...

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