Post Tagged with: "allegations of transphobia"

Photo by Tanzeel Sayani

The big debate on campus: new perspectives on the Laurier scandal

  Almost three weeks ago, Lindsay Shepherd, a Laurier graduate student and teaching assistant, was reprimanded for showing a TVO clip of a Jordan Peterson debate within her first year Communications tutorial and then leading a discussion about the use of gendered pronouns, sparking controversy throughout the Wilfrid Laurier University campus and amongst media outlets on an international scale. Since […]

by Safina Husein· · Features ·
Photo by Madeline McInnis

Controversy erupts after Laurier TA shows Jordan Peterson clip in lesson plan

Lindsay Shepherd, a graduate student at Wilfrid Laurier University, as well as a teaching assistant in a first-year Canadian Communication in Context class, recently sparked a controversial discussion after showing her class a video clip of Jordan Peterson. Jordan Peterson, a psychology professor at the University of Toronto, who has frequently publicized his views which criticize the use of gender-neutral […]

by Safina Husein· · Campus, News ·