Special Issue

  • A Rotten Apple Spoils the Bunch

    How Gender Biases in STEM Create Oppressive Environments

    Women have made astonishing gains in the past 50 years, shattering gender bias in all aspects of life. More young women are choosing careers in traditionally male-dominant fields, such as engineering and technology.

  • Sexism and Racism Continue to Dominate Sports Journalism

    The Fight for Equality Is Far From Over

    “We have to work twice as hard—which is exhausting—and you’re going to get a lot of flack.”

  • Bellesa Fills the Gap in the Porn Industry

    New Website Centres Feminine and Non-Binary Pleasure

    There are some conversations that are harder to have than others. Telling your mom that you do porn is one of those.

  • Sports Culture Needs to Move Away From Rape Culture

    The Conversation–It Needs to Change

    In Oct. 2016, the Wall Street Journal reported that, since 2011, 17 female students at Baylor University, in Waco, Texas, had accused up to 19 members of the football team of committing acts of sexual violence—including four gang rapes. Since then, only two players have been sentenced to jail time.

  • Perks: A Comic

    The Adventures of Super Dyke

    “How did you do that?”

  • Feminism Is for Everybody

    And Why It’s Important to Talk About It

    I’ve often encountered people who’ve strongly stated that feminism is just a group of angry women who hate men; women who would rather overpower the male population rather than work alongside them as equals.

  • On Learning and Loving

    Polyamory Makes Us Question Current Relationship Ideals

    I was just happy to share love, and I found that the more love I had to give, the more love I had to share.

  • Get Your Internalized Misogyny Away From My Dildo Collection

    A Lipstick Lesbian Takes Off the Makeup

    Internalized misogyny doesn’t only refer to the outright belief that women are inferior, but often to the byproducts of societal views causing women to doubt, shame, and undervalue themselves and each other.

  • Can Algae Prevent HPV?

    McGill Study Thinks That Carrageenan May Slow Spread of Virus

    A research team at McGill University recently showed that red algae could be used to prevent human papillomavirus. Sindy Magnan, one of the PhD students working on the study, is very excited about the potential of the findings.

  • Rape Culture Is Real and It’s Time to Confront It

    How an Open Letter to La Presse Reinforced Why it Needs to Go

    On Feb 17, Michèle Ouimet—a well-known reporter from La Presse— published an article on the topic of rape culture. Essentially, Ouimet claimed that rape culture is not an issue in Quebec.*