Topic: gender

Metro, News

Court upholds ruling against Providence Fire Department

February 20, 2018 0 comments

The U.S. First Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a 2016 ruling Jan. 25 in favor of former Providence firefighter Lori Franchina, who had originally sued the Providence Fire Department in 2012 on the grounds that her colleagues had harassed her because of her sexual orientation and gender.

News, University News

Alok Vaid-Menon delivers intimate performance

February 12, 2018 0 comments

The LGBTQ Center brought poet and performance artist Alok Vaid-Menon to Rites and Reasons Theatre last Friday for an event in the Queer Legacy Series.

Columns, Opinions

Overall ’19: Wanting more than bad sex

February 12, 2018 0 comments

In the past couple of months, a radical shift in American culture has unfolded. Women have been able to publicly identify and censor men who commit assault — and for the first time in American history, society seems to be listening. Yet, while the broader culture’s condemnations of serial abusers […]

Women, non-white, first-gen students report less confidence in job prospects

News, University News

Women, non-white, first-gen students report less confidence in job prospects

December 5, 2017 0 comments

Women, people of color and first-gen students are less confident in their abilities to find a job in comparison to male, white and non-first-gen students.

Half of female students report being catcalled at least once a month

News, University News

Half of female students report being catcalled at least once a month

December 5, 2017 0 comments

In her first month on College Hill, Rachel Souza ’21 was catcalled for the first time in her life.

Shirin Neshat provided her audience with a discussion that revolved around her sense of aesthetics and creative use of juxtapositions.

Arts & Culture

Artist Shirin Neshat talks Iran, feminism

November 13, 2017 0 comments

Shirin Neshat spoke at the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts for the second of Brown Arts Initiative’s Warren and Allison Kanders Lecture Series.

Renshaw ’20: Fighting the tech gender gap at Brown

Columns, Opinions

Renshaw ’20: Fighting the tech gender gap at Brown

October 1, 2017 0 comments

Last week, the New York Times published a piece entitled “Push for Gender Equality in Tech? Some Men Say It’s Gone Too Far.”

News, University News

University, security contractor sued for gender bias, negligent hiring

September 26, 2017 0 comments

A former security guard with a University contractor filed a lawsuit against the company and her supervisor for gender-based discrimination and retaliation.

Columns

Savello ’18: Gender should play no role in admissions

December 4, 2016 0 comments

This December, as early decision admission results loom, it’s important to consider the methodology that goes into accepting students to Brown.

Benjamin Koatz ’16 shares a poem. The event “Men’s Story Project: Looking Within, Speaking Out” featured students and Brown community members.

Arts & Culture

‘Men’s Story’ explores masculinity, gender, race

March 24, 2016 0 comments

“I tried to unlearn all that I knew about what manhood means,” said Marc Peters, men’s health coordinator, as he discussed being a male feminist.