Lauren McKeon is the digital editor of The Walrus.
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.
OPINION: Sure, celebrity activism is simple and inoffensive — but that’s what makes it so popular, writes Lauren McKeon.
OPINION: The idea that marching and protesting is the only way to effect change devalues women’s everyday rebellions, writes Lauren McKeon.
OPINION: The idea that raging racists could be saved by sex isn’t just silly, writes Lauren McKeon — it also makes women culpable for extremists’ behaviour.
OPINION: It’s hard enough to find affordable housing, writes Lauren McKeon. Imagine what it’s like when your abuser controls every part of your life — including your money.
OPINION: The idea that women must learn to protect themselves from rape is controversial — but Lauren McKeon argues self-defence training can empower survivors.
OPINION: Pink is loud, brash, and hard to miss. Lauren McKeon on why women should reclaim it for themselves.
OPINION: Lauren McKeon asks why it’s so hard for us to believe that women with disabilities want to have safe and fulfilling sexual lives like everybody else.
OPINION: We have a long history of disparaging the art of burlesque in sexist, moralizing terms. That needs to stop.