Lauren McKeon is the digital editor of The Walrus.
OPINION: The premier-designate wants to scrap the sex-ed curriculum and has mused about rolling back abortion rights, writes Lauren McKeon. Is that how he’s going to “take back Ontario”?
OPINION: Some activists argue that the province’s new “Equal Pay for Equal Work” legislation won’t do enough to combat pay discrimination. They’ve got a point, writes Lauren McKeon.
OPINION: The Liberals’ plan to spend big on mental-health care will benefit many women — but more needs to be done to reduce stigma and help the most vulnerable, writes Lauren McKeon.
OPINION: Let’s make sure the 2018 Ontario election doesn’t invite any more comparisons with the 2016 U.S. election, writes Lauren McKeon.
OPINION: There wasn’t as much demeaning commentary in Pyeongchang as there has been at prior Games — but media have a long way to go when it comes to avoiding sexist language, writes Lauren McKeon.
OPINION: Coming forward shouldn’t be seen as breaking ranks, writes Lauren McKeon.
OPINION: Canadian provinces, including Ontario, have introduced new measures to support women who report sexual assault — and that’s a good first step, writes Lauren McKeon.
OPINION: In the wake of the Albert Schultz allegations, writes Lauren McKeon, there are lessons we can learn as a country.
OPINION: Last year, women broke the silence on sexual assault. This year, writes Lauren McKeon, we need to stay loud.
Post-Weinstein, some companies are limiting alcohol consumption at parties. But it’ll take more than temperance to rid workplaces of sexual harassment, writes Lauren McKeon.
OPINION: Talented abusers are still abusers, writes Lauren McKeon.
OPINION: Jordan Peterson’s popularity is distressing, but it lets us know what we’re up against, writes Lauren McKeon.
OPINION: Self-care is often derided as frivolous and exclusive, writes Lauren McKeon. But post-Weinstein, it’s more important than ever.
OPINION: In 2017, writes Lauren McKeon, we shouldn’t have to write how-to guides for sexual equality.
OPINION: People doubt you when you’re young, then ignore you when you’re old, writes Lauren McKeon.
OPINION: Going it alone can be the ultimate form of rebellion, writes Lauren McKeon.
OPINION: Sexual empowerment doesn’t have to mean sexual adventurousness, writes Lauren McKeon.
OPINION: We tell girls they can do anything, Lauren McKeon writes — as long as it’s not too important, too serious, or too masculine.