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Sport and Defiance: The Life of Maria Toorpakai Thus Far

This is an incredible story, one that weaves so many layers. It exemplifies why sport can be powerful for marginalized people, and the challenges that women face when they defy social norms. 213 more words


Interlinked Experiences - Part 2


Emotional manipulation, rape, sexual harassment, abortion, disordered eating, body shaming, suicide.

Note from the editors: This story is the second part of a story that was submitted by a woman who wishes to remain anonymous.   1,242 more words

Caledonian Women

Faculty recognized for Community Engagement

WLUFA congratulates the recipients of the inaugural Faculty Award for Service Excellence and Community Engagement: Dr. Rebecca Godderis and Dr. Geoff Nelson.

Dr. Rebecca Godderis         Dr. 89 more words

Re: The Ghomeshi Verdict

Another +1 for the violent, colonial cisheteropatriarchal settler state that is Canada.

Observations On Life Outside Of Academia

Every Argument against the Women Protection Act dismantled.

First of all: a summary of the bill.

On February 24th 2016, the Punjab Assembly passed the long-awaited Women Protection Bill. This legislature – amongst other things – advocates for a practical procedure to curb Violence Against Women (VAW). 3,803 more words

Gendered Violence


I was leaving for my morning walk with my dog when I noticed a stranger sitting and smoking on my building’s stoop. I live in a densely populated city, and it isn’t altogether unusual for a people without fixed addresses to pause their wandering for a smoke break on our steps. 947 more words

Gendered violence and the workplace

This article is from the WLUFA Advocate January 2016 4.5.

Much of the campus discussion about gendered violence focuses on students, equipping them with the language, resources and confidence to respond to it and create a safe and inclusionary culture. 135 more words

WLUFA Advocate