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...

Sexual Violence Prevention at Queen's

I approach the writing of this report from the standpoint of a Queen’s alum. I have witnessed and experienced first-hand the pervasiveness of sexual violence and harassment on this campus.Continue...

YouTubers: sexual assault isn’t a prank

To members of Generation Z, David Dobrik is a household name.Continue...

Men have a responsibility to dismantle rape culture

Rape education is often geared toward, and provided by, women. Yet most rapists are men, so why aren’t we targeting them with rape prevention efforts?Continue...

The Tricolour Sex Column: Navigating kinks

Almost a decade ago, the release of Fifty Shades of Gray seemed to mark an embrace of sexual liberation for women looking to be submissive in the bedroom. However, when the book was adapted for film in 2015, there was widespread critique over how dangerously portrayed BDSM by leaving out the need for consent.Continue...

'Consent at Queen’s’ highlights prevalence of sexual violence on campus

Instagram account ‘Consent at Queen’s’ launched on Aug. 20 to raise awareness about instances of sexual violence and address consent culture within the institution.Continue...

Consent proves more complicated than a yes-or-no issue

Consent education isn’t something that can be reduced to a catchy slogan or a colourful poster. Its teaching should reflect the same nuance and gravity of real-life sexual encounters.Continue...

Katy Perry needs a lesson in consent

For anyone who was doubtful of a successful return of American Idol, their predictions might have come through last week when Katy Perry kissed a contestant on the lips without their consent.Continue...

Aziz Ansari's story highlights the need for "yes means yes"

When the headline popped up on my newsfeed that Aziz Ansari had been in a less-than-consensual sexual encounter, my first thought was “please, not another one.”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...

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