The (Re)Dress Code

Illustration of a dress from Branching Out magazine

The passage of Bill 21 in the Assemblée nationale du Québec in June 2019 has meant a range of provisions that, in name, are aimed at making Quebec a more secular province, although in reality the new law targets religious minorities.

The Montreal Massacre

This button commemorates the murder of 14 women, just because they were women, at L'École Polytechnique in Montreal on December 6, 1989. Although many other buttons have been designed by various groups, this button is one of the most well-recognized and worn.

“The reason Marc Lepine walked into that classroom in Quebec and separated the men from the women, proceeding to call them⁣ “a bunch of feminists” and systematically slaughter the women can be found not in his individual “psychological state” but in our gender divided society that legitmates violence against women. The reasons are also found […]