women

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...

Creative writing illuminated from the other side

“Language, which is useful in the province of the intellect is a relatively clumsy vehicle in the expression of emotion and of narrative movement,” Carol Shields wrote in her work Narrative Hunger and the Possibilities of Fiction.Continue...

Four indie films on womanhood available on Netflix

If you’re not a straight white male, the journey to have your work in film respected can be a tumultuous one.Continue...

Kasa-vubu a versatile talent

When committing to Queen’s, Geneviève Kasa-vubu admitted that the university’s lack of diversity made her hesitate.Continue...

#AerieREAL more than just good marketing

Aerie was the place I bought my first bra, as it was for a lot of my fellow undergarment-wearing ladies. The store was and still is inviting to women of all sizes, especially today with their on-going #AerieREAL campaign.Continue...

In her shoes

As a man, I’ll never fully comprehend what it’s like to be a woman. But after a night of dressing in full drag, I gained much needed insight on the sexism and sexual harassment that many women face.Continue...

The struggles of large breasts in an itty-bitty world

Growing up, Judy Blume was my childhood hero. I used to walk around my house chanting, “I must, I must, I must increase my bust”, like a character in one of her books. It was only when I got older and finally acquired a bust of my own that I realized the burden of big boobs.Continue...

Talking Heads: How do you feel about the lack of female leaders in higher positions at Queen’s?

Talking Heads for Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015.Continue...

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