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Beyond conventional feminist discourse

What does it mean to be a woman? What do race, culture and history have to do with it? If these questions have crossed...

Feminism by strategy and location

Last Thursday, UTM’s Student Association for Geography and Environment hosted assistant professor in UTM’s Department of Geography, Nicole Laliberte, at an event for students...

Social media against sexual assault

Soon after actress Alyssa Milano had posted a tweet on October 15 that said, “If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me too’...

A talk with Lee Maracle

Located in Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre, the 38th edition of the International Festival of Authors will last for 11 days. Some events include author readings,...

The past and future of feminist activism

When confronted with the idea of inviting distinguished feminist activist and journalist Gloria Steinem to be this year’s Rachel Phillips Belash Speaker, Branksome Hall’s...

Queer Orientation talks equity

The University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union hosted its Queer Orientation last week featuring a guest talk from activist Kim Katrin Milan, who is...

Social media as a tool for protests, politics

On Wednesday February 15, another edition of the Feminist Lunch Hour took place, featuring guest speaker Dr. Victoria Tahmasebi, who is an assistant professor...

Now that’s what I call feminism

A whirlwind of controversy arises in Henrik Ibsen’s infamous script, Hedda Gabler. In 1891, the year of the play’s release, Ibsen’s ground-breaking script was...

How colourful is the Toronto Pride Parade?

Every year, on the first weekend of July, Yonge Street closes for the annual Toronto Pride Parade celebrations. Now, before you continue reading this...

Classic comedy takes a new direction

The 1940s were a period of great social change, particularly for women. When the men left their homes, families, and jobs to fight in...

Exposure to beauty standards

I wonder how many people will recognize the name Mara Wilson if I don’t mention what movies she’s been in. Some, of course, would...

Coming in with the tide

As Hart House approaches the start of its 2016/2017 season, cast members of Tideline engage in final preparations for Friday’s opening. Written by Wajdi...
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