Women politicians must still bend to gender stereotypes
Since the election of Donald Trump and the emergence of the #MeToo movement, the public is increasingly paying attention to the treatment of women in politics. There is growing...Read More
Féminité et politique : un duo improbable selon les médias ?
Pour comprendre l’importance des médias de masse dans la politique d’aujourd’hui, tentez de répondre à une question simple : avez-vous déjà croisé le premier ministre canadien ? Il est fort probable...Read More
The complicated web of stereotypes LGBTQ candidates face
In 1988, Svend Robinson, MP for Burnaby, BC, at the time, made national headlines after holding a press conference announcing he was gay. As the first out politician in...Read More
Have women disappeared from the messaging around child care?
When it was launched in July 2016, the Canada Child Benefit (CCB) — Canada’s main child care benefit at the national level — was celebrated by politicians and news...Read More
Racialized and women politicians still get different news treatment
In the days after Jody Wilson-Raybould’s resignation from federal cabinet, reports suggested she was difficult, not a team player, and even “mean.” Supporters denounced this framing and pointed to...Read More