Category Culture

Canada’s Response to Trump’s Muslim Ban: Step Up.

On January 25th, Donald Trump issued an Executive Order barring citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries (Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia, Yemen and Iraq) from entering the US for the next 90 days, as well as suspending the US refugee system for the next 120 days. With its initiation, the ban immediately held up countless travelers […]

Is There Longevity To The Women’s March on Washington?

The Women’s March on Washington will send a bold message to our new government on their first day in office, and to the world that women’s rights are human rights. We stand together, recognizing that defending the most marginalized among us is defending all of us. The Women’s March on Washington (WMW) will take place this upcoming […]

Debunking Rape Myths.

Researchers have found that debunking rape myths through social norms can reduce men’s rape proclivity. Research shows that a low rape myth acceptance (perceived or actual) by a community strongly reduces men’s tendencies of sexual assault. The research is telling us that cultural opposition to rape myths makes men less likely to commit rape. The […]

2016: The Good, The Bad, and The Bright Side.

It feels as though 2016 was the saddest, harshest and most frightening year in the history of the universe. The geopolitical climate continued its downward spiral, with a seemingly hopeless situation in Syria and countless other countries, from CAR to Chad, plagued by violence and war. As a result of this instability, 2016 saw the […]

How America Elected Trump and How We Move Forward.

Donald Trump will be President of the United States of America. Donald Trump will be President of the United States of America. I say it again, because it just doesn’t sound real. This election’s campaign period went on for over a year. At first we laughed at Trump. Then we questioned whether it was all a ploy […]

White Feminism in Five Facts.

First and foremost, White Feminism does not refer to all self-identifying feminists who are Caucasian. White Feminism is a stream of feminism that caters only to white (cis, straight, able bodied, middle class) women, failing to advocate for any individuals who fall outside of this category and creating an exclusive movement for privileged women. White […]

White People & Black Lives Matter.

OK white people, this one’s for you. Black Lives Matter (BLM) is a chapter based national organization based out of the United States working to promote the validity of black life. With a plan to rebuild the black liberation movement, it has evolved into an international activist movement, campaigning against violence targeted towards black people.  “This […]