Screaming back

As a female musician, I often feel as though I have to work twice as hard to be taken half as seriously in the music…

Closing the STEM gender gap

When I was 13 years old, I was selected by my school to attend a “Women in Information Technology” seminar at the University of Winnipeg. The goal of the event was to encourage young female students to consider a technical career in information technology. It was one of many initiatives held across Canada in an attempt to close the gender gap in STEM fields – sciences, technology, engineering, and math.

In the absence of body checking

When Canadians watch hockey today, we are watching men. Riddled with patriarchal language, hockey—and ringette— was created with men in mind. This is evidenced by the names of penalties such as “too many men,” and terms such as “defencemen.” But where are all the women?

Bill C-36 endangers sex workers

Casey Plett Since Last month, the federal government has been shepherding through a new bill regarding sex work laws. Having passed a second reading in…