sexism

Darts and laurels 2014-15

Darts and laurels 2014-15Continue...

Mental health goes beyond academic stress

Everyone has mental health. It’s something that’s been repeated countless times by mental health support groups on campus.Continue...

What’s in a word?

I’ve been called pretty much every name in the book, but the only thing that ever really got to me was being called a misogynist.Continue...

Sandberg wrong to outlaw bossy

Sheryl Sandberg’s campaign to ban the word bossy is a somewhat flawed attempt to undermine a real sexist double standard.Continue...

Wente is wrong, wrecks and rankles

Margaret Wente’s recent column about alcohol and sexual assault had its reasonable moments, but unfortunately, these were overshadowed by the column’s many flaws.Continue...

Unextraordinary league, indeed

A female Queen’s student was recently rejected from joining the League of Unextraordinary Gentlemen (LUG), a Kingston hockey league run by former Queen’s students, but not associated with the University.Continue...

Sign starts debate on campus sexism

The sign that hung from a house in the Student Ghetto during frosh week which read “Dads: Winter isn’t the only thing coming” was undoubtedly misogynistic and therefore inappropriate. The fact that a group of people thought it would be acceptable to display the sign proves we have a long way to go as a university when it comes to gender and sex.Continue...

Calling girls 'basic' isn't harmless—it's sexist

In the late 2000s, the term 'basic' rose to popularity to describe girls who wore Lululemon leggings, drank pumpkin spice lattes, and religiously listened to Taylor Swift. Since then, ‘basic’ girls have evolved from Ugg boots to white Air Forces, but the sexist disapproval they receive remains.Continue...

This September, let’s examine ‘simping’

You’ve probably heard of ‘cuffing season’: in the colder months, the desire to snuggle through the winter with a partner becomes hard to resist, and more and more of your friends start changing their relationship status from ‘single’ to ‘taken.’ Suddenly, your group of friends has diminished to you and that other girl who also has commitment issues and likes to watch The Bachelor .Continue...

Gender wage gaps in sports continue to miss the goal

Viewers from around the globe watched in awe on July 7 as the US women’s national soccer team took the World Cup for the second year running, defeating their competitors from the Netherlands. Co-Captain Megan Rapinoe hoisted the cup high and posed proudly for photos as adoring cheers rang out from the stands.Continue...

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