Gender

The Power and Privilege Issue

Meet the 17-Year-Old Boy Calling Out His Classmates for Objectifying Women

Noah Abraham is a leader in ManUp, an initiative that aims to get high school boys to reject toxic masculinity and to learn about sexual consent.
Manisha Krishnan
4 days ago
Views My Own

Sorry Barbara Kay, Trans Women Are Most Assuredly Women

Transphobes deal in moral panic, and they create elaborate mythologies to stoke fear among the cisgender population.
Abigail Curlew
9.14.18
Views My Own

Why I Won’t Call Nicki Minaj’s Beefing ‘a Meltdown’

We don’t require male rappers to be empowering to each other, so why should Nicki play nice?
Melayna Williams
8.27.18
Gender

How Crowdfunding Became a Lifeline for the Trans Community

Long waiting lists, exorbitant costs and surgeries unavailable on the NHS have shown the financial importance of platforms like GoFundMe.
Jake Hall
8.27.18
Film

Two New Skate Films Are Subverting Gender Norms

The girls of 'Skate Kitchen' and boys of 'Minding the Gap' both get to be brave and vulnerable, cocky and complex.
Eileen G'Sell
8.14.18
masculinity

Why It Might Be Time to Retire the Buzzword ‘Toxic Masculinity’

Ahead of the release of her new book ‘I’m Afraid of Men’ author Vivek Shraya reflects on masculinity myths.
Alison Sinkewicz
7.31.18
News

Canadian Men Are Still Lazier Than Women: Report

But they are getting better.
Manisha Krishnan
7.30.18
manhood

All Masculinity Is Toxic

Feminist writer and activist John Stoltenberg believes we need to give up manhood for good if we want to live morally sound and love-filled lives.
Wilbert L. Cooper
7.26.18
Canadian Opioid Crisis

The Opioid Crisis Is Mostly Killing Men, New Stats Show

Public health experts aren’t sure why the gender split on Canadian opioid-related deaths grew even wider in 2017.
Allison Tierney
6.21.18
pride

Five People on Their Favorite Things About Being Nonbinary

"Without a doubt, the most rewarding aspect of discovering and embracing my identity was realizing that I didn't need to conform to anyone else's notion of what gender is."
Anna Goldfarb
6.1.18
Interviews

What It's Like to be a Gender Queer Lingerie Model

‘Truthfully? I have a bit of a love-hate relationship with modelling.’
Graham Isador
5.22.18
News

This Person Just Received Ontario's First Non-Binary Birth Certificate

"This matters: We deserve to be treated with respect and to be valued by society."
Allison Tierney
5.7.18