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Female student leaders lacking

In 1884, Queen’s became the first university west of the Maritimes — and ahead of much of the world — to have female graduates.Continue...

Men make mark with centre

An organization called the Canadian Association for Equality has raised enough money to fund the first Canadian Centre for Men and Families in Toronto. The organization hopes to be up and running in the coming months to provide help, services and referrals to men in need.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...

What being a woman means to us this International Women’s Day

This International Women’s Day, we had 23 hours—thanks, Daylight Savings—to think about the contributions and wonderful qualities of women in our lives. From relatives, to friends, to public figures, we are surrounded by incredible women who persist in a world that limits them.Continue...

Chair in Women in Engineering position approved by Board of Trustees

At its December meeting, the Board of Trustees approved a new position for a Chair in Women in Engineering. The position will be in the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.Continue...

Apologizing to the women of pop culture

Women in pop culture have always been subject to overwhelming (and, frankly, stupid) criticism for absolutely everything they do.

What follows is a list of women and genderqueer people...Continue...

Women in national sports deserve better recognition

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

How research at Queen’s is helping female veterans

Brittany Laramie joined the Canadian Armed Forces in the summer of 2008. At age 17, she was the first woman in her family to serve in the military.Continue...

Canadian female politicians deserve better recognition and support

Based on the rate at which women are being elected to Canadian Parliament, it’ll be another 83 years before the House of Commons achieves gender parity.Continue...

Women at work weighed down by social norms

Working women suffer from the burden of traditional gendered expectations—and it’s destroying their health.Continue...

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