Sex column

Tri-Colour Sex Diary: Dating app hookups helped me become a strong, independent woman

Last September, I was in a full-speed spiral downward . I was switching ADHD meds and hadn’t had a break from work or the busyness of life all summer (and, as it turns out, I wouldn’t catch one either). Oh, and my summer fling was about to dump me through a cruel silence.Continue...

Tri-colour Sex Diary: Bumble, Mr. Brightside, and ball hockey

Most Queen’s students have dramatic dating app stories to swap, whether they used the platform to find love or simply ward off boredom.Continue...

Tri-colour Sex Diary: A series of unfortunate boys

With a new year and semester beginning, I was determined to make better choices in 2019—especially when it came to men. But a few weeks after being back at Queen’s, a wine mixer, house party, and a few misguided suitors have put my hopes to rest.Continue...

Tri-colour Sex Diary: My first same-sex hookup

When I tell my friends I recently became a sexually liberated woman, they often reply with a furrowed brow.Continue...

Tri-colour Sex Diary: A drunken princess takes on Queen’s

Once upon a time, a hopeful princess came to Kingston for Frosh Week, ready to down some vodka sodas and drunkenly find a storybook ending with her Prince Charming. Unfortunately, this story isn’t a fairy tale, and I didn’t find anyone close to royalty.Continue...

Sex in the limestone city: We need to follow our own rules

Dating in the modern age can be difficult – there’s no denying it.Continue...

Sex in the Limestone City: Canada's approach to sex education needs improvement

Growing up, I was raised in a Catholic home and attended Catholic school for both my elementary and high school careers.Continue...

Sex in the Limestone City: A trip to the SHRC

Representatives from the Sexual Health Resource Center introduced my first-year self to the amazing resource students have right at our fingertips that provide sex-related services from safe sex products and sex toys to a safe place to go for information on matters of sex, sexuality and sexual health. Intrigued by the presentation, I decided to investigate on my own.Continue...

Back to the basics: “How do I ask a cute guy out?”

Dear S&M: There’s this really good-looking guy in my tutorial that I’ve been waiting to ask me out all year. He still hasn’t even though we’ve been flirting and talking all year... Should I ask him out or will that make me look weird? Do guys even like it when girls ask them out? — Sadie HawkinsContinue...