women

Simons’ lingerie line trivializes Canadian women’s success

Naming lingerie after an accomplished woman without her permission diminishes her success—instead of celebrating it.Continue...

Women's magazines promote women's public health

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

Other women’s successes aren’t your failures

I firmly believe female friendships are one of the greatest gifts the world can offer.Continue...

Finding inspiration outside of normal confines

Despite living in a world where men dominate politics, engineering and other powerful societal roles, my own personal world growing up taught me to not think for a second that there was anything a woman couldn’t do.Continue...

Your 20s don’t need to be spent worrying about having children

Even though I’m only 21 years old, I’ve already been told several times that my biological clock is ticking.Continue...

Queen’s medical school’s prejudicial past

Although Queen’s was one of the first schools in Canada to accept women into their medical school, they were also the first to systemically expel them.

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Taking my seat: 2018 is the year of woman

Let’s claim it now – 2018 is the year of the woman.Continue...

Queen’s grad supporting female programmers in Kingston

When Queen’s graduate Melissa Mangos attended the Canadian Celebration of Women in Computing conference in January 2016, she noticed a lack of initiatives available for female computer programmers in Kingston. To remedy the lack of female involvement, Sudo was born four months later.Continue...

From silent sisterhood to outspoken alliance

There were five women in the class of 1884. While each would go on to have a prosperous career — a writer, a medical missionary, a teacher, a professor and a doctor — their journeys were not without struggle. Their graduation marked an important moment in history and the beginning of a new era for women at Queen’s.Continue...

One step forward, two steps back

Arguments about how men are impacted by gender equality don’t have to tear down women to be valid.Continue...

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