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...

Former Queen’s student found not guilty of sexual assault

Former Queen’s student Taylor Haas was found not guilty on Aug. 11 of sexually assaulting another student.Continue...

The reaction to the ‘intoxication’ ruling is overblown. It still needs to be appealed.

The Ontario Court of Appeal struck down Section 33.1 of the Canadian Criminal Code on June 3 on the grounds that it was unconstitutional. Since then, there has been an outpouring of concern about the effects this ruling could have on cases of sexual assault and violence against women, including a petition with over 300,000 signatures.Continue...

Calls for sexual assault centre on campus unanswered for more than thirty years

In 1989, a report called for Queen’s to implement a sexual assault centre on campus. The same recommendation was suggested in 2015. In 2020, it still hasn’t happened.Continue...

Letter to the editors: March 13

Dear Editors,

In 1989, a group of concerned women staged a Sit-In in then Principal David Smith’s office to call attention to the issue of sexual violence on the Queen’s University campus.Continue...

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