GSL Online

Gender & Sexuality Law Online is a webjournal published by the Columbia Law School Center for Gender & Sexuality Law.

Subject: Family Law

Violence and the Form: The Ultrahazardous Activity of Excluding Children in Canada’s Immigration Family Class

Author: Jamie Chai Yun Liew, LLM 2011 Abstract: The paper is about a Canadian immigration rule that permanently prohibits the reuniting of children with their parents in Canada simply because their landed immigrant parents did not list their children on their application forms. This paper is interested in...

Women Who Abort as Victims and Prostitutes as “Allegorical Threats to the Nation”

Author: Donna Azoulay, JD 2010 Abstract: Abortion and prostitution share similarities. Both typically involve two parties, one providing a service and the other paying for the service. Further, abortion and prostitution are typically gendered practices – in cases of abortion the person performing the...