Consent

Ask before you tinker, Facebook

Whether or not it was technically legal, Facebook didn’t do good by their users when they conducted a recently released study.Continue...

Bystander Intervention Training Program set to expand this year

Since its inception in 2015, the Bystander Intervention training program has grown and thrived on campus. Under the leadership of Lea Keren, the program is set to expand even further.Continue...

Queen’s releases updated Sexual Violence Policy for feedback

This Thursday, the University released a 17-page updated draft of its university-wide sexual violence policy, which was approved and put into place in March of this year by Queen’s Board of Trustees. The new draft tackles some of the more ambiguous concepts like consent, confidentiality and reporting procedures.Continue...

Consent Day returns

The Queen’s ASUS Women’s Empowerment Committee (WEC) held their annual Consent Day event last Friday to raise awareness of consensual sex within the Queen’s community.Continue...

QJ Sex: Consenting to kink

If you have a burning question about sex, sexuality, sexual health, or anything else the SHRC covers, drop us an anonymous line and have your question answered by The Expert Sexpert in the QJ...Continue...

QJSex: It's all about consent

As our last blog outlined, sex can mean different things to different people. One thing that every definition of sex has in common is that it must be consensual. Without consent, sex doesn’t exist...Continue...

QJSex: Practicing enthusiastic consent

There’s been a lot of discussion in the news lately about when a person can and can’t consent. Unfortunately, most people aren’t taught about consent and communication when they receive sex-ed in...Continue...