Sexual Assault

The trial of Dr. Larry Nassar is a milestone for sexual assault survivors

Former USA Gymnastics national team doctor Larry Nassar received a sentence last week effectively ending both his career and potential decades of continued sexual assault.Continue...

Why #MeToo matters for Canadian theatre

It’s the age of reckoning for sexual predators in the arts.Continue...

19-year-old man arrested after three women sexually assaulted on Queen’s campus

A 19-year-old man was arrested by Kingston Police on Dec. 5 after he sexually assaulted three women within the span of 10 minutes. In a Dec. 6 news release, police said all assaults occurred on Queen’s campus and targeted women between 18 and 24 years old.

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Left behind: The experiences of male sexual assault victims & survivors at Queen’s

On a chilly fall night in 2015, Mason* and his housemates hosted a party that started out like any other.

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Post Traumatic Growth Art Show addresses sexual assault

On Friday, Sexual Violence Awareness Week’s Post Traumatic Growth Art Show hopes to change the dialogue around sexual

assault awareness.

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Sexual Violence Awareness Week aimed to recognize experiences of survivors

This past week, the AMS Social Issues Commission facilitated Sexual Violence Awareness Week in an effort to provide a “brief glimpse at the essential dialogues that fuel sexual violence prevention and response on our campus,” according to their event page.Continue...

FLIP the Script sexual assault resistance program targets first year students

The Queen’s Human Rights Office is introducing a FLIP the Script sexual assault resistance education program this November for first year students.Continue...

Is Harvey Weinstein the final straw for sexual harassment?

Sexual harassment is something that’s sadly been somewhat normalized in our culture —catcalling, sexist comments and inappropriate touching is engrained and often overlooked in society.Continue...

Sexual assault a decisive issue in Uber-KATC dispute

The Kingston Area Taxi Commission (KATC) recently proposed draft bylaws that aim to heavily regulate Uber. The bylaws have heightened conflict between the two organizations, particularly dividing them on the issue of sexual assaults committed by Uber drivers against passengers.Continue...

Poor attention span for issues on campus

Hey Queen’s, I think it’s time we talk about our attention span issue. In the past year alone, we’ve forgotten an unacceptable number of incidents that at one point were major sources of disappointment or outrage.Continue...

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