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Tomee Sojourner -- a Black, lesbian, management consultant with a clean-shaven hairdo -- has filed a complaint of judicial bias after she she was consistently referred to as a male throughout a Montreal Rental Board hearing. The importance of this case goes beyond its immediate legal issues.
If you're trying to keep up with the latest headlines on gender equality and parenting, it's hard to tell if Canada is really
Now what, if anything, would you start listing if someone asked you why you were not an average woman? Today on Twitter, #ReasonsIFailAtBeingAGirl
When people around me learn of my profession in pornography, they immediately start asking morbid questions. I'm used to this: Society has always tried to control our sexuality. But I'm not so much concerned with society. I'm more concerned with what I'll say when my daughters ask: "Mommy, what is your job?"
The World Championships of figure skating start on Wednesday, but figure skating's gender roles are running far behind the times. Women skaters were forced to wear skirts in competition until recently, and the women's long program is thirty seconds shorter than the men's, which has real implications in terms of the scoring.
Attitudes run the gamut on pre-marital sex, but whatever the view, shouldn't "walks of shame" apply to both parties? Historically, there has been some justification for the double standard. Men can have as much sex as they want and, if they make a quick enough exit, not have to shoulder the responsibility of a child. Not so for women.
When you're a non-profit trying to raise awareness of a major health issue, it makes sense to think outside the box. That's the approach the Heart and Stroke Foundation has taken in its new "Make Death Wait" ad campaign. But to me the disembodied male voice sounded like a stalker.
Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau has a motto in her household: the awkward conversation is way better than the silence. No, she isn't
The word is spreading: investing in girls is the catalyst poor countries need to break the cycle of poverty. But what about the boys? In our focus on girls, are we leaving the boys behind -- making them the new disadvantaged group?