Media Coverage

Past Media Coverage

Take Back the Night

Dr. Jen Marchbank is quoted in an article in the Surrey Now-Leader on the Delta community’s first ever Take Back the Night walk.

Delta ‘takes back the night’ in first ever domestic violence walk

Invisible Labour

Listen to Dr. Habiba Zaman's CBC interview on about invisible labour on The Early Edition
The interview starts at the 2:38 mark.

Youth for a Change

Surrey’s Youth For A Change Group co-founded by Dr. Jen Marchbank is featured in Surrey 604

Gender Neutral Lyrics of O Canada

Listen to Dr. Lara Campbell discuss the passing of the bill on gender neutral lyrics of O Canada on BBC 5 Live tonight approximately shortly after 5:00 pm PST

Posted on February 2, 2018

Men-Only Squash Club Policy

Jen Marchbank comments on on outdated men-only squash club policy.

Posted January 16, 2018

Dr. Marjorie Griffin Cohen, GSWS Professor Emerita, has been announced as the Chair of the BC Fair Wages Commission.

GSWS 320 student project: Radio Documentary series, "I'm A Sex Worker"

Tune into 'Intravenus' on CJSF 90.1fm or stream live at: this Wednesday, from 10-11am, to hear part 2 of our radio documentary series 'I'm A Sex Worker'.

To hear part one of the radio documentary series, click this link and then click 'playlists':

Services needed for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer/questioning newcomers in Surrey: Study

Click to read article - The Vancouver Sun

GSWS Professor, Dr. Jen Marchbank weighs in on the issue of gender free identification.

Effort to remove baby’s gender from health card advances equality: experts

Click to read article - The Globe and Mail

The Pride Report
City of Surrey moves toward progress

Featuring Dr. Jen Marchbank and GSWS Students

Click here to read SR3Y article

GSWS faculty member Dr. Helen Leung and GSWS associate member Christine Kim discuss the Institute for Transpacific Cultural Research in the SFU FASS Magazine.  Click on the link below.

Christine Kim and Helen Leung on the Institute for Transpacific Cultural Research

~ SFU FASS Magazine

Watch Charis, a GSWS Masters student and the advisory groups' Graduate Student Society representative, discuss what has happened so far in the process and how you can give feedback on the draft policy.

Uploaded on Jan 3, 2017

Nathan Lyndsay awarded Rosemary Brown Undergraduate Scholarship in Social Justice

Click here

Helen Leung, Associate Professor from the Dept of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies

Interview (in Cantonese) on Gender Diversity

Monday Forum, hosted by B.C. Lee <>

The episode will air during the following times and later archived on the above website
Mon Oct 31, at 8 PM PST / 11 PM EST
Tues Nov 1, at 10 AM PST / 1 PM EST
Sat Nov 5, at 6 PM PST / 9 PM EST
Inside Higher Ed did a piece on Lucas Crawford's Academic Breakfast! blog.

GSWS Post Doc Claire Robson will be panelist on the series Gay and Grey on a forthcoming CBC On the Coast, moderated by Stephen Quinn. Air date March 14 TBC


Xtra report on the Intergen(d)erational performance Call and Response, February 27, 2015

Transgender SFU Students Stage Protest To Demand More Gender-Inclusive Washrooms, Huffpost February 18, 2015

State of the Arts: Queer youth and elders share stories, Vancouver Courier, February 18, 2015

Canadian Women in the Literary Arts chooses transgender scholar as critic-in-residence, The Georgia Straight, December 19, 2014

Helen Leung, Simon Fraser University (SFU): GSWS 100  - video

Listen to Lucas Crawford speak about the upcoming ***Fat Matters events on:

Friday, March 14 at 1 pm and replayed on Sunday, March 16 at 7 pm.

CBC Radio March 3 (at the 1:10 mark)

CKNW AM 980 March 1

GSWS student Hannah Mate has published a piece in The Star. Congratulations Hannah and thanks for your brave honesty in writing this.

For victims of sexual assault, there’s no wrong way to react


YouTube:  Jen Marchbank discusses GSWS 102 Feminist Action


Dr. Jen Marchbank in the
Vancouver Sun
Video: Vigilance necessary to stamp out rape culture

New Westminster Record article regarding the Rosemary Brown Award and Dawn Black.

Former New West MP and MLA Dawn Black receives award




Read the feature on ***Fat Matters with
Lucas Crawford
in The Georgia Straight on-line.
Fat Matters events aim to change conversation about fatness in Vancouver

Watch Dr. Jen Marchbank's interview on CTV News. 
IOC could adopt gay rights protections: Councillor

Watch Dr. Tiffany Muller Myrdahl's interview on Global News.
UBC's Women Safety Forum:

Lucas Crawford on Gender and Popular Culture: