Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Toronto lecture by Miles Groth, and protesters at Queen's Park

Last weekend the Canadian Association For Equality (CAFE) hosted a lecture entitled "Caring About University Men" by Dr. Miles Groth at the University of Toronto. Dr. Groth spoke about the crisis for men on university campuses in the first world: declining enrollment and a feeling that they are not welcome on campus. I spoke with Dr. Groth prior to his lecture and will be posting a video with highlights of the lecture and subsequent rally at Queen's Park very soon.

Past CAFE events have been quite eventful, with protests organized by several different groups including CUPE and the Student Union UTSU. These groups are adamantly opposed to Mens' Centres and Men's Rights organization having any presence on the University of Toronto campus, and have vowed to oppose them at every opportunity, but this lecture proceeded without incident, possibly due to