Twenty-two year old Evon Reid doesn’t get the job because he is a “ghetto dude.” Twenty-six year old Alieen Siu says she didn’t really mean it – but is she referring to her implicit racism and classism or to the fact that the email was sent to Reid erroneously due to a busy day when Siu was “muli-tasking”?
I received an email the other day from a friend, and the subject was “German UNICEF campaign”. I clicked on the link and was instantly shocked! I was encountered with a picture of a German child whose face was smeared in what looked like mud, and the headline translated as “I’m waiting for my last day in school, the children in Africa still for their first one.”
What does Hilary Duff know ‘about men’? Well, she knows that she wants to marry one and have “a nice little life baking pies”. At the same time, though, any guy she dates has to “be in the business, so that he understands how hard it can be, with the lifestyle”. Also, she knows that “women are definitely home-makers” and “obviously very different from men”.
If you’ve ever dreamed about making a movie but didn’t know where to begin, we have the answer for you: the CUTV Summer Video Bootcamp. In two short weeks, the CUTV (Concordia University Television) Summer Video Bootcamp will give you everything you need to start making movies. This skill-building summer camp will team you up with experienced filmmakers, and CUTV will provide all of the equipment. The camp’s fees are on a sliding scale, so it’s accessible to everyone.
What would you do if your geography teacher started listing the symptoms of chlamydia? Sex ed can be relevant to our lives in a way that geography isn’t always – so why was it cut from Quebec high schools?
POWER Camp National/Filles d’Action invites you to join us for two evenings of flamenco dance workshops that will open the door to discussions on women, leadership and empowerment. Girls, young women, and women of all ages are welcome! Together we will embark on an exploration that will engage us in movement, reflection and sharing. We will begin a conversation that aims to explore the power that we have as women to create the world we live in.
WHY FREEDOM SCHOOL?
Because you’re sick of being asked “Where’re you from? No, where are you really from?” Because Asian is not just butter chicken, Lucy Liu, the Mandarin buffet, being obscure one day and trendy the next, quiet and well-behaved or being stopped every time you go to the airport or cross a border. Because you’re sick of being profiled and harassed by the cops. Because feeling inauthentic is okay.
Community building – it’s something that you have to get good at if you want to make a difference. It’s also something that’s really amazing on an individual level, though. Whether you move away from home or live with your parents, young women, especially young feminist women, regularly find the strongest support from their friends […]
This was one baaaaad editorial decision. The Gazette, the campus newspaper for the University of Western Ontario, produced it’s annual “spoof” issue for April Fool’s Day last week. One of the articles, whose author used a pseudonym and refuses to identify her/himself, took the “spoof” too far by referring to the rape of a vocal […]
[img_assist|nid=926|title=Oprah|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=447|height=640] I was watching the Oprah Winfrey show the other day (which I never do!) and she was talking about her Africa Project: Donations from Oprah’s viewers and readers have helped fund various projects across Africa: -Providing support for community-based organizations in South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Zambia that are helping parentless children thrive. -Building a […]
Wow! J’ai participé récemment à une rencontre de filles francophones en provenance de plein d’endroits différents à travers le Canada et j’ai vraiment été impressionnée. Cela m’a fait du bien de me retrouver avec des filles qui se disent féministe et qui n’ont pas peur de s’approprier un titre parfois difficile à porter. J’ai aussi […]