Tag: Women

‘Politicising Childhood’: Activists spark rage by linking ‘Tiger Who Came to Tea’ classic kids’ book to rape & abuse of women

A Scottish domestic abuse watchdog has drawn flak for spreading “woke rot” after claiming that classic children’s book ‘The Tiger Who Came to Tea’ reinforces “harmful” gender stereotypes that could lead to violence against women. The 1968 picture book – about a talking tiger who shows up uninvited at a house and only leaves after…

Those women in classic paintings? Toronto artist Anita Kunz reinterprets them via ‘Davinia Hockney’ and ‘Leona da Vinci.’ Prepare to chuckle

Looking through Toronto artist Anita Kunz’s paintings, the first thing you might notice are all the monkeys. Sometimes they’re stand-ins for humans or other warm-blooded creatures. Other times, a gibbon is just a gibbon. Although you might not be familiar with Kunz’s simian gang, chances are you’ve encountered her commissioned portraits on the cover of…

NCAA Final Four dotted with tremendous young Canadian women

This is something of a fitting end to a month when we’ve celebrated women in sports, and particularly in the basketball. I think for the first time ever – I haven’t done extensive research but my mind’s pretty sharp in these matters and if I’m wrong, sue me – there will be a Canadian woman…