Police officers are in a position of great authority and influence. They are lauded role models whose exemplary values, and attitudes, and behavior should be emulated. This officer’s views shows that women unsafe because we continue to be blamed for violence against us by the very institutions that are meant to protect us.
Laura Logan is a CBS journalist who was reporting on the ground in Egypt to tell the story of the revolution there when she was brutally attacked and raped by a mob of men in Tahrir Square.
There has been an outpouring of support for Lara and expressions of disgust over the heinous act on the Twitter-sphere. Emily Shelton offers a viewpoint on media coverage of thge incident involving Lara Logan.
Text by Roohi Sahajpal Photos by Samantha L. Anderson A visual look at the White Ribbon conference that came to Ryerson last week. It was a discussion-focused conference looking at a spectrum of identities, experiences and realities that determine ‘What Makes a Man’
“Honestly, men don’t think about this. If girls didn’t talk about this all the time, we wouldn’t care.”
An impromptu debate about gender equality in my history lecture prompted a male classmate to say, what I’m sure he thought was kindly, that we should all just shut up.
By Shannon Clarke Photo by Shannon Clarke A small but attentive group listens as Houri Shaba describes her work as a labour activist in Iran. She is soft-spoken, but her story easily overpowers the echoes of activity from outside the conference room filtering in with the latecomers. She talks of being ignored on the way … Read more
A rejection of Justin Bieber is a rejection of negative gender stereotypes