Sexual Assault

UOttawa lawsuit warranted but preventable

“Win as a team, lose as a team” is an admirable motto — but such sentiments should be left on the ice rink.Continue...

Queen’s has failed sexual assault survivors

Queen’s administration should be condemned for lacking an official policy for handling sexual assaults on campus.Continue...

Sexual assault at Queen's

Longform feature on the silence surrounding sexual assault at Queen's — and the stories of some who survived it.Continue...

Men’s group contested

A motion to de-ratify the Queen’s Men’s Issues Awareness Society failed last night at AMS Assembly.Continue...

The long and the shorts of it

An Indiegogo campaign that seeks funding to develop anti-rape shorts has created a stir on social media.Continue...

Surviving rape culture at Queen’s

Five years ago I came to Queen’s a closeted queer virgin. As I’m preparing to leave Queen’s, I finally have some space to reflect on the impact rape culture in this community has had on me as a queer survivor of sexual violence.Continue...

Rose McGowan isn't the only advocate for ending sexual abuse

During her 2018 book tour, Rose McGowan’s been getting a lot of media attention due to a confrontation she had with a trans woman that was caught on camera and later circulated. During the tour, the protestor called out McGowan for not doing enough to advocate for trans women, having criticized trans women like Caitlyn Jenner in the past and arguing that trans women can’t truly understand what it’s like to be a woman.Continue...

The trial of Dr. Larry Nassar is a milestone for sexual assault survivors

Former USA Gymnastics national team doctor Larry Nassar received a sentence last week effectively ending both his career and potential decades of continued sexual assault.Continue...

Why #MeToo matters for Canadian theatre

It’s the age of reckoning for sexual predators in the arts.Continue...

19-year-old man arrested after three women sexually assaulted on Queen’s campus

A 19-year-old man was arrested by Kingston Police on Dec. 5 after he sexually assaulted three women within the span of 10 minutes. In a Dec. 6 news release, police said all assaults occurred on Queen’s campus and targeted women between 18 and 24 years old.

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