Women & Gender Studies Institute

2013-14 Community Knowledge Event on Cyber-Misogyny Forum

WGS at UTM enabled a very successful 2013-14 Community Knowledge Event on Cyber-Misogyny Forum. Noted Canadian feminists Anne Thériault and Steph Guthrie recently visited U of T Mississauga to talk about online violence and cyber bullying for the monthly Feminist Lunch Hour. As high-profile feminist and technology experts, Guthrie and Thériault say they have come to expect online vitriol directed at them, however anyone can be the target of a digital assault. The talk was moderated by women and gender studies professor Victoria Tahmasebi-Birgani who says she often counsels students who have been witness to, or the target of, online harassment. Read more.