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Gender Focus is a blog that looks at politics, pop culture, and current events from an anti-racist feminist perspective. It showcases news and opinion relating to issues of social inequality, stereotyping and representations of marginalized groups in society, and the intersections between gender and public policy.

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Hotline for Harassed Women RCMP Officers

A national hotline will be implemented for female RCMP officers and others who have experienced sexual harassment at the hands of the police.

Posted:
November 28, 2011

Ontario Mandates LGBT Support Groups in Schools

After several incidents of publicly subsidized Catholic schools in Ontario refusing to allow students to start Gay Straight Alliances, the Ontario government has announced they will mandate that all schools, both public and Catholic, create "LGBT Support Groups" by this fall.

Posted:
July 04, 2011