“This photo…is a representation of my fear”: A PhotoVoice Examination of University Women’s Safety Concerns and Campus Rape Culture

By Nicole Jeffrey Recently, there has been increased attention to sexual violence on university campuses. Current legislation in Ontario – where I live and work – now requires post-secondary institutions to have sexual violence policies in place. Hoping to contribute to broader discussions about addressing sexual violence on university campuses, my colleagues and I from the […]

Queer History – It’s Not Always Straight Forward!

By Katherine Hubbard A significant portion of the letters, photographs and diaries which document queer history have historically been coded, burned or otherwise destroyed. Doing queer history can therefore be particularly challenging. However, it is precisely because of this challenge that queer histories are all the more important. The stigmatisation and pathologisation of sexual minorities […]

Say It With Me Now: Vagina

By Amanda Jenkins Vagina. It’s a word that most people are uncomfortable saying publicly and privately. We avoid the word during conversations with friends, family and intimate relationships. When needing to refer to this part of the body we may even use euphemisms such as “down there,” “private parts,” and “lady bits” among others. Studies […]

Past Voices and Present Voices: Feminists Making a POW in the Now

#POWSconf @RoseCapdevila, Katherine Hubbard & Lois Donnelly – views of @POWS_BPS members abt past & future of Section pic.twitter.com/e7NXUVVWuj — Sue Wilkinson (@sue_wilkinson) July 14, 2017 By Katherine Hubbard One of the most wonderful things about Psychology’s Feminist Voices is its resurrection of the voices of women from the past. These women, until now, have so […]