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 […]

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 […]

Fetishization and tokenization are issues of racism and sexism. Issues that people dismiss because they can be construed in a positive light. “How is it offensive if I like black chicks? I love black girls!” “I don’t have a fetish, I am appreciating your culture!” But the reality is so much more complicated than that. […]

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 […]

Recently, the University of Winnipeg and the University of Manitoba have both began discussing the possibility of reserved times exclusively for women and non-binary folk to use the gym facilities. Naturally, this caused a tornado of people to go absolutely bonkers on social media. People are rushing to share their indignation, saying that they “pay […]

I cringe as I write that title because yes, you are going to spend the next six minutes reading about toilets. Lucky for you, this is significantly less time than most politicians have spent contemplating toilets these last few years. A Little History In the USA, the issue of separating public restrooms by sex wasn’t […]

Feminism can be fun. Sometimes you meet your feminist soul mate, listen to a kick ass lecture, or enlighten someone in your community. There are some beautiful moments within a life led by feminism, moments we cherish. But ninety percent of the time life as a serious feminist is total crap. We routinely get dumped […]