gender-equality

Despite moving towards gender equality, look how far we haven’t come

"Waves of feminism have brought Canadian women the vote, legal personhood, and progressive consent law, but as X-Site’s disturbing “Greta” decal demonstrates, misogyny is still latent."

All public bathrooms must be banned to ensure true gender neutrality

Some have suggested that all washrooms be made equally inclusive. Conversely, I feel that it is only patriotic of me to advocate a stronger solution. In the interest of true…

Gender and sex aren’t synonyms

It’s important that parents, caregivers, and educators have a basic understanding of the difference between terms such as “gender,” “sex,” “cis,” “trans,” “binary,” and “non-binary” in order to prevent bullying…

UVic students among those who turned their backs on Trudeau and Scheer

The Daughters of the Vote event in Ottawa was more politically-charged than usual this year when delegates turned their backs during Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's speech, and left the room…

We need more than just a hashtag

On Oct. 15, 2017, a tweet changed the world. “If all the women who have been sexually harassed or assaulted wrote “Me too” as a status, we might give people…

Streeters: We asked you about new gender-inclusive washrooms

At the end of October, more than 75 single-stall washrooms across campus will be posted with new signs to indicate a gender-inclusive facility. How do you feel about the gender-inclusive…

Privy to privies

A number of SFU students are currently petitioning to turn a percentage of multi-stall washrooms on campus into gender-inclusive ones.