Barbara Kay

Barbara Kay is a weekly columnist for the National Post newspaper in Canada and a regular contributor to the Post’s opinion blog, FullComment. Her writing also
appears in various publications and other opinion blogs, usually on the subject of cultural trends related to feminism and multiculturalism. She is a former college teacher of English Literature and Composition, and has a long record of service to voluntary organizations in the Jewish and general communities of Montreal, where she lives with her husband of
46 years (as of 2010). Her hobbies include reading, reading and reading plus enough gym time to satisfy the exercise nazis. Her favourite extra-curricular activity is hanging out with her son and daughter and their families in Montreal and Toronto, and even more so at the Maine beach house they all love.

‘Hush’: the breast cancer risk we don’t mention
26 Oct 2015 | FEATURES |  
A new documentary film challenges the official silence on abortion risk.

A defence of the classic virtues
30 Jul 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: racial prejudice, Religious Practice, violence in America
Will virtue outlive the habits of religion?

‘No, you can’t get treatment for your child’s gender confusion’
4 Jun 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Canada, gender dysphoria, psychiatry
An Ontario bill would ban a proven therapy for children suffering gender dysphoria.

Adolescent fiction: from Nancy Drew to Scars
6 May 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: books, young adult fiction
Does immersion in dark fictional worlds really help teenagers?

Rape culture, Rolling Stone and false witness against men
9 Apr 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: journalistic integrity, rape culture
The myth that rape is a common crime on campus is having an interminable cultural moment.

Twitter is the new Colosseum
20 Feb 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: abuse, free speech, social media
Few victims survive the onslaught. Ask Justine Sacco.

The slow, tentative return of women’s lost sense of sexual honour
16 Sep 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: honour, Jane Austen, modesty, sexual revolution
Something in our nature craves the constraints that produce the rewards an honour code confers.

Wicca, Raelism, Animism, Christianity…
13 Dec 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: education, Quebec, religious freedom
All must be accorded absolute respect, according to a draconian mandate from Quebec's education junta.

Blithely down the slippery slope
17 Nov 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: Canada, euthanasia
The Royal Society of Canada recommends legalising euthanasia.

Donor offspring are people - with rights - too
24 May 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: donor anonymity, donor offspring
A Canadian provincial court rules that gamete donors may not hide their identity.

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