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Students, professors stand up for gender identity

Faculty, students and transgender community members are speaking out about how a University of Toronto professor’s controversial comments on gender identity have affected them. The wave of responses followed a YouTube lecture published by Jordan Peterson, a psychology professor at the University of Toronto (U of T). In the lecture, Peterson said he refuses to accept the use of genderless […]

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 29

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 29

            The Ryersonian weekly wrap is a news audio series produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto. It features weekly news from and from the Canadian University Press.     This week on The Ryersonian weekly wrap,  we bring you a special extended episode cataloguing news from the past two weeks. Our top […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, Podcasts, Top stories
Jayana Khan, an activist and kickboxer, speaks at the fourth annual Queering Black History Month event on Feb. 28.

Canada should offer gay Ugandans asylum: Queering Black History panellists

Speakers at the Queering Black History Month event on Feb. 28 deplored Uganda’s recent homophobic laws — with some saying Canada should offer asylum to those affected. On Feb. 24, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni signed a bill that sets life imprisonment as the maximum penalty for gay sex. The day after, a local newspaper published the names of the “top […]

by Ethan Lou· · News, On Campus, Uncategorized