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 […]
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When Simon Deng’s captors suspected he might try to escape, they would show him a gruesome photo depicting a man whose arms and legs had been cut off – warning Deng, then nine years old, that the same fate would befall him if he tried to make a run for it. “When they said that they would cut off my […]
Ryerson staff have clashing views over a University of Toronto student’s recent admission about feeling “too shy and uncomfortable” to attend class where he was the only male student. The student filed a human rights complaint to the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal after he failed the class, which he claimed was because of lost attendance marks. When asked if Ryerson […]