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The Tricolour Sex Column: The Orgasm Gap vs. the Pleasure Gap

If you haven’t heard about it by now, ‘The Orgasm Gap’ is the concept that some folks, depending on their gender or sexuality, are more or less likely to achieve an orgasm during sexual encounters with one or multiple partners.Continue...

The fight for paid sick days continues through a pandemic. It shouldn’t.

In 2018, the newly-elected Ford government cancelled all mandatory paid sick days. Since then, health advocates and labour activists have been fighting to bring them back. In a global pandemic with a contagious virus, paid sick days are more vital than ever.

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Point/Counterpoint: Do you enjoy winter weather?

I can’t think of a more flavourless marriage to one’s environment than living inside a perpetual summer.Continue...

The Tricolour Sex Column: Exploring my Queerness

Sexuality isn’t inherently tied to sex, even if society convinces us otherwise. That being said, a lot of the stigma and Queerphobia I’ve faced has been rooted in sex and being hypersexualized. That’s made it difficult to come to terms with my own Queerness, and that difficulty has been amplified by pressure to “come out.”Continue...

The Tricolour Sex Column: Virginity

The definition of ‘virginity’ seemed clear to me growing up: it was the first moment a penis would penetrate my vagina. As I got older, though, my perceptions around losing my virginity changed frequently and were couched in guilt.Continue...

STEM and the City: Pantone has announced the colours of 2021. Here’s how to wear them.

It’s safe to say we don’t need to spend any more time reflecting on 2020—it was the worst. Thankfully, we’ve entered a new year, and with widespread dissemination of a vaccine on the horizon, the prevailing mood is gradually shifting to one of hope and—dare I say—optimism.Continue...

STEM and the City: Put your best face forward in 2021

Monocoloured eyeshadows are in—in a big way. This is great news for those of us who have never felt comfortable in the makeup department as, unlike the intricate smoky eyes of days passed, these looks require very little commitment or technical prowess.Continue...

Point/Counterpoint: What is Taylor Swift’s best album?

Though any personal favourite Taylor Swift album is valid—I will always be attached to Red , for instance—no one can deny that, objectively, her best is Folklore .Continue...

Staff Picks: Best holiday song

The snow has arrived in Kingston, and with it comes end-of-semester assignments and exams. But we should keep our chins up: the winter break is right around the corner.Continue...

STEM and the City: Four chic and (actually) easy hairstyles

Am I the only person who feels that Disney gave us misleading ideas about hair? While, ideally, we would all love to wake up to a head of big, bouncy waves—and a prince calling up to our window, for that matter—unfortunately, this isn’t the reality for most.Continue...

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