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Denouncing Discrimination by Making Changes to our Everyday Discourse

10/18/2020

Why institutional changes cannot happen until we abandon negative judgmental bias in our everyday life. | by Sofia Pennacchietti | Over the past year —seeing the rise of various social justice movements, being involved in QFLIP,…

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“It’s time to start Deconstructing the Biological Expectations of Women”

09/26/2020

How my family conversations around not wanting children opened me up to unwarranted criticism | by Josée Lalonde | I still remember the conversation I had with my grandmother that brought her to tears. It was…

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What I’ve Learned About the Power of Conversation in Deconstructing the Pillars of Racism

08/20/2020

| by Anika Bousquet | I started off writing a piece on the role clubs can play in doing antiracism work on campus. In light of the Black Lives Matter movement and subsequent discussions about…

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How the creation of QFLIP turned my hesitation into hope

01/13/2020

| by Kira Bollen | When I was in my second year at Queen’s—my first year as a sparkly new politics major—a new conference popped up, run by two incredible women from my own year.…

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The Power to Choose: Finding Validity in Being a Mother, a Boss or Both

11/20/2019

| by Maddy Godin | Girl Boss. ShEO. Boss Lady—all of these names have hit popular discourse and for good reason. The push for gender parity in the workplace has completely shifted in the last…

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Representation and Raciality: Diverging My Identity

10/24/2019

| by Melika Khajeh | Notes to reader: Discussions of representation in this context refer to descriptive representation, i.e. the physical presence of diverse bodies. Intersectionality is the understanding that there are interconnections between facets…

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Confessions of a Feminist Workaholic

09/18/2019

| by Meera Mahadeo | I frequently think back to the time that I told an attorney that I had interest in becoming a lawyer. At eleven years old, I confidently declared that being a…

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Transgender and Intersex Erasure is Borderless

11/12/2018

| by Daisy Fraser-Boychuk | In mid-October, a memo went public outlining the Trump administration’s plan to legally define sex and gender as inextricably tied to one’s genitals. If implemented, this will justify giving more…

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Unwavering Empowerment

10/22/2018

| by Gabrielle Koenig | This thought process began when I first read a quote from a blogger I’ve been following for a while.[1] She expressed how she has always been fearful of coming on…

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Welcome Message

10/20/2018

Hello, my name is Gabrielle Koenig and welcome to Feminism on Tap, QFLIP’s very own blog! I created Feminism on Tap because of my yearning for a space where individuals can articulate their thoughts regarding…

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