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It’s time to pursue more intimate, meaningful relationships in person

I’m in the throes of a hot, healing girl summer.Continue...

Breaking down Britney Spears’ confining conservatorship case

Britney Spears hasn’t held control over her own life since 2008.Continue...

Too Hot to Handle’s new season signals our generation’s inability to connect emotionally

Too Hot to Handle ( THTH) strikes back with a new scandalous, sizzling group of contestants once again challenged with fostering emotional connections that go beyond abs and boobs—ooh-la-la.Continue...

An exploration of Queerness, creativity, and mental health at Queen’s

I’ve always grappled with my identity and how to express it.Continue...

Technology and turmoil have fueled our obsession with astrology

Today, astrology is so normalized that dating apps like Bumble allow you to disclose your sign. Let’s be real, who would want to take on the challenge of dating a Pisces man?Continue...

Kehlani has created space for fluid, authentic queerness in the R&B world

When I first heard Kehlani’s “Nights Like This,” I immediately noticed the subtle hints that she was singing about a woman. It was the bridge that piqued my interest, when Kehlani sings, “You gon...Continue...

Reclaiming the Word: “We’re here, we’re queer, get used to it!”

“Queer” is a word with a complex and contentious history.Continue...

Embracing queer contestants makes for better reality TV

Shows like Too Hot to Handle , The Bachelor , and Love is Blind are inherently spectacles, but their representation—or lack thereof—impacts the way we perceive queer relationships, especially if shows reinforce damaging stereotypes surrounding the LGBTQ2S+ community.Continue...

Olivia Rodrigo’s ‘Sour’ is a beautiful, angsty rollercoaster

Olivia Rodrigo’s debut album Sour dropped four months after the release of her hit single, “Drivers License,” and it’s exactly the angsty, angry, and vulnerable experience we didn’t sign up for but undoubtedly needed.Continue...

Simu Liu’s statement on ‘Kim’s Convenience’ is a monumental act of progress in the entertainment industry

A show like Kim’s Convenience has a deep impact by virtue of its existence. Regardless of how you may feel about the show’s writing or character development, it gave hope and optimism to the future of TV.Continue...

A silver lining: How COVID-19 introduced me to my closest friends

The most incredible aspect of living in residence is the opportunity to influence, and be influenced by, people you likely never would’ve met otherwise.Continue...

Billie Eilish’s ‘Vogue’ cover is a celebration of individual expression

A mere six minutes after Billie Eilish posted her cover of British Vogue to Instagram, the image surpassed one million likes.Continue...

Goodbye sweatsuits, hello spring fashion

When it comes to spring fashion, designers are ditching neutrals for pastels and diving headfirst into the world of patterns.Continue...

J. Cole is unapologetically confident on The Off-Season

J. Cole’s new album, The Off-Season , is a proclamation of the rapper’s immense success and his desire to continue competing in the rap game.Continue...

Reclaiming the Word: “Bitch, please”

The slang term “bitch” is a staple of today’s vernacular, especially for members of Gen-Z. We use it as both a term of endearment and as a derogatory remark; “Bitch, I love you,” and “god, you are acting like such a bitch,” have wildly different connotations despite their rhetorical similarities.Continue...

The Tricolour Sex Column: Birth Control

The first time my gynecologist asked me if I wanted to go on birth control, I was 12 years old and my mother was standing next to me, red in the face.Continue...

To stay relevant, the Golden Globes must recognize diverse talent

The Golden Globes has always been a glamorous, privileged, and whitewashed night in the awards season.Continue...

Last words

This year, the Journal house was mostly empty. 190 University Ave., for me, had always been a hub of activity: layout room laughter, couch room banter, a place to hang out in between classes, last-minute writing, and just plain chaos. Losing all of that would be reason enough to become dispirited, but you, our staff, didn’t.Continue...

Things you may not have learned in sex-ed but should definitely know

For almost two decades, elementary and secondary school students in Ontario were learning from a sexual-education curriculum that hadn’t been updated since 1998.Continue...

What we can learn from ‘Not All Men’ but 97 per cent of women

In the midst of conversations about sexism, violence against women, and toxic masculinity, the phrase ‘not all men’ has become a popular response to defend male perspectives. This narrative is extremely problematic and minimizes the opportunity for further conversations surrounding female oppression. Yes, not all men are physically or sexually violent toward women, but too many are.Continue...

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