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Editor’s note: Dear men

Editor’s note: Dear men

As a man I could sit back horrified and feign surprise at the allegations levelled towards Harvey Weinstein, but the point would be moot. Like many of the silent stars in Hollywood — who kept their mouths shut, in apparent fear of jeopardizing future career opportunities — I am not shocked about the existence of this “open secret.” If you […]

by Kurtis Rideout· · Opinion ·
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#DistractinglyHonest exhibit challenges gender inequality in science

Last fall, Eden Hennessey, a PhD student at Wilfrid Laurier University, unveiled her #DistractinglySexist exhibit at the Laurier Library, which focused on the obstacles female scientists face in a male-dominated industry. A year later, Hennessey presented her exhibit, #DistractinglyHonest, in Laurier’s Science building to a crowd of students, faculty members and individuals in the Laurier community. The exhibit launched last […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · News ·