Midweek mini movie break: (when feminist themes collide) Sports + India + Feminism = Chak De!

Sometimes, things all come together. The internet really helps.  So, Presentation I saw at Queen’s workshop last weekend on national/international elite sports events and funding and gender analysis (thanks activist/journalist/athlete Laura Robinson and Queen’s 2L Erin Durant) + Meeting with feminists from Jindal Global Law School on Monday at Osgoode and conversation about ways to … Continue reading Midweek mini movie break: (when feminist themes collide) Sports + India + Feminism = Chak De!

Zilla Jones: On Ghomeshi, and representing men accused of sexual assault

One of the first questions I had to confront when I started practising criminal defence law was whether or not I would defend cases of sexual assault and sexual abuse where the complainants are women or children. (Zilla Jones, Winnipeg Criminal Defence lawyer) The Ghomeshi trial and outcome provoked a very broad national conversation on a … Continue reading Zilla Jones: On Ghomeshi, and representing men accused of sexual assault

#icanneverbeajudge: a guest post on ACJ Lori Douglas

My colleague and IFLS member, Prof. Susan Drummond, might be late to the twitter game but she knows how to write a hashtag (see  @susangdrummond ).  More to the point, look what she can do with more than 140 characters. The Supreme Adjudicators of Pornographic Taste   Professor Susan G. Drummond, Osgoode Hall Law School As I reflect back … Continue reading #icanneverbeajudge: a guest post on ACJ Lori Douglas

Events on Campus at York: Lesbian Pulp Fiction, Olivia Chow, Sex & Gender & Sport, Komagata Maru

Thursday, March 6, 2014 “Perverted Justice: (Homo)Sexuality and Female Juvenile Delinquency in U.S. Popular Culture, 1920-1940”  Anastasia Jones 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.  Vari Hall 2183 Anastasia Jones is a Toronto-based historian who earned her B.A. at Concordia in 2006 and her Ph.D. at Yale in 2013. In 2009, she designed a web exhibition on lesbian pulp fiction … Continue reading Events on Campus at York: Lesbian Pulp Fiction, Olivia Chow, Sex & Gender & Sport, Komagata Maru