Sexual Assault

What Kesha’s case means for sexual assault survivors

Last week, in the midst of a lengthy legal battle, singer Kesha was denied a court injunction that would release her from working with the man she says “sexually, physically, verbally, and emotionally” abused her.Continue...

New draft of sexual assault policy to be released this month

After an almost five-month hiatus in public announcements, Provost Alan Harrison has set deadlines for the final steps of the Queen’s sexual assault policy.Continue...

OPIRG launches campaign to combat sexual violence on campus

With the release of a new report on sexual assault at Queen’s on Tuesday, the Ontario Public Interest Research Group (OPIRG) has launched a new campaign focusing on preventing sexual violence....Continue...

How to help a loved one who’s experienced sexual assault

When someone discloses a sexual assault, it can be very difficult to know how to respond. But there’s a system that can help: The three R’s: Recognize, Respond, Refer.Continue...

Taking back the night

“Consent is sexy” was one of the many messages on signs held up on Thursday night at the annual Take Back the Night rally.

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Students attend sexual assault talk by survivor

Two days after arriving at Queen’s, all first-year students attended a talk by educator and activist Rachel Griffin on sexual assault....Continue...

New team tasked with sexual assault recommendations

Queen’s has established a team to ensure sexual assault prevention objectives released earlier this summer are implemented.Continue...

New sexual assault policy drafted

Queen’s is one step closer to implementing an official sexual assault policy on campus.Continue...

How to report a sexual assault

Sexual assault policy still inaccessible

The University’s release of a temporary sexual assault protocol was a good move, but the policy needs to be heavily advertised and made readily accessible.Continue...

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