Canadian Professor Accuses Homeless Men of Perpetuating Gender Stereotypes

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JANUARY 13: Homeless army veteran Phil (no surname given) begs for small change on the streets of Manchester on January 13, 2017 in Manchester, United Kingdom. Many homeless people are spending the night on the streets in freezing temperatures as the Met Office continues to issue weather …
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A professor at Wilfrid Laurier University has accused homeless men of perpetuating dangerous gender stereotypes.

Professor Erin Dej of Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario, recently published an academic paper that argues that homeless men perpetuate harmful gender stereotypes. The paper was first highlighted by Toni Airaksinen of PJ Media.

Dej tells the story of a 45-year-old homeless white man named Julien who lived in various shelters for six years with severe anxiety. Julien explains that he is ashamed by his situation.


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