On Men Who Embrace the Movement
It’s hard to grow up as a gangly, awkward, anti-social nerd with a last name like Manley and not develop a very acute consciousness of gender roles in North American culture.
Women Struggle to Close Gender Gap in the Tech Community
A few weeks ago, I was taking a cab to the airport. Like me, the driver was a programmer, so we started talking about our favourite languages and sharing some of our own projects.
Muslim Women in Global Contemporary Art
“The veil is on the wrong side in the ideology of modernity. It stands for backward tradition as opposed to progress, misogyny as opposed to female emancipation, totalitarianism as opposed to democracy, superstition as opposed to science, and so on.”
When it comes to media and pop culture, girls are experts. As the target of most media messages, young women are uniquely positioned to understand and criticize the popular culture they are so much a part of.
Why International Women’s Day Should Be 365 Days a Year
Every year, March 8 is supposed to break open a day for women. For 24 hours, the word “women” carries more weight, women’s voices sound a little louder and their presence isn’t only felt—it’s demanded.
The Link ’s Annual Women’s Issue
What comes to mind when you think about “women,” “women’s issues” and feminine space?
What images come to mind when one thinks of “women?” How does one create a visual theme for a decidedly feminist issue that is both graphically pleasing while expressing the essence of women?
War Veteran Draws Comparisons Between The Soviet Union and Canada
Nikolai Lanine’s interview in full.
Canada’s Longest War
This special issue of The Link was meant to take a look at the war in Afghanistan as it drew to a close in June 2011. Things didn’t work out as we planned.
What is the cost of our “just” war?
We can’t possibly leave, we’re told.
In 2008, a government report said that leaving Afghanistan would cause “more harm than good,” a claim recently backed-up by Liberal MP Bob Rae. We put up with it because it is the more honorable war in the Middle East, and we were justified in joining this war just as we were justified in staying out of Iraq.