A new film that focuses on a pioneer of the women’s movement in Windsor is much more than a lesson in feminism, according to its co-director.
“It’s a lesson in the history of the city, and a lesson about how you can live your life really caring about other people, and have an incredibly fulfilling life,” Kim Nelson says of This is What a Feminist Sounds Like.
Even though by the letter of the law they may have been sexually assaulted, an alarming number of women don’t label what happened to them as sexual assault or rape, according to Dusty Johnstone.
A post-doctoral teaching fellow in Women’s Studies, Dr. Johnstone recently defended her 250-page PhD dissertation, a qualitative study based on interviews of 10 women who technically had been sexually assaulted, but didn’t label their experiences as such.
As Windsor gears up to celebrate its rainbow communities at this weekend’s Pride Fest, a social work researcher has some sobering thoughts about the rates of violence in the LGBT community, and especially among the bisexual population.
Non-mega events like the International Children's Games are more likely to better engage local volunteers and are less likely to leave behind “white elephants,” according to Marijke Taks.