Upcoming Events and News

Welcome to your feminist social-action centre

email: gec@lusu.ca       phone: 807.343.8879         fax: 807.343.8598

MONDAY – FRIDAY
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
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MISSION

The Gender Equity Centre is a centre for all Lakehead University students.

We initiate and support positive Feminist-Womanist action concerning gender, socio-economic status, ethnicity, religion, culture, family life, sexual orientation, gender identity and difference in physical or mental abilities.

Working from an anti-oppressive and feminist framework, this is a safe and inclusive place to meet new people, access resources, and get involved. We encourage communication, action, awareness, self-reflection and compassion.

 


LUSU Radio Hour every Thursday, 10-11 am and Queer Radio on Mondays, 6-7 pm. Visit LU radio.ca for the live-stream & more cool shows!


 

Gender Issues Centre shared Community Arts & Heritage Education Project (CAHEP)'s event. ... See MoreSee Less

CAHEP's Resilient Hearts Book & Animated film Launch

June 20, 2017, 4:00pm - June 20, 2017, 4:30pm

Resilient Hearts Project is a community driven, inclusive, arts project fuelled by the strengths and stories of people in Thunder Bay. CAHEP has published a book and a short animated film celebrating...

"I recognise that my work uniform exacerbates PTSD. I understand the damage that my profession has done to marginalised communities. I respect the voices of my community. And I don't wear my collar in these spaces.

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Because I love them.
Because I know what it feels like to be powerless.
Because I would never want to hurt another person.
Because my uniform does not define the work I do.
Because I am good at my job whether I am wearing a collar or not.
And because that's basic respect."
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Here's why I think cops are overreacting about not being able to wear uniforms at Pride Toronto. When I started working in an Indigenous ministry, an Elder told me I shouldn't wear my clergy collar ...

Gender Issues Centre shared Redwood Park Church's event. ... See MoreSee Less

Coming Together to Talk: A Local Film on Indigenous Realities

June 26, 2017, 7:00pm - June 26, 2017, 8:00pm

We have had a lot going on in our city lately, including the recent deaths of 2 more Indigenous youth. June marks the 1-year anniversary since the release of the final verdict and recommendations from...

Hi folks. The LUSU president is looking for a student that currently makes around minimum wage that is willing to chat with a reporter about what this new legislation will mean for them. Email president@lusu.ca ... See MoreSee Less

Gender Issues Centre shared You're Gorgeous's Fashion is for everyone!. ... See MoreSee Less

Fashion is for everyone!💪 Via: FTL MODA ftlmoda.com facebook.com/FTLMODA