sexual violence

Misogyny is as much a part of Queen’s culture as Homecoming

This year’s unsanctioned Homecoming celebrations saw the return of a long-held Queen’s tradition: misogynistic and violent bedsheet signage draped from houses in the University District.Continue...

Men need to be more involved in combatting sexual violence

In the wake of the sexual violence that occurred during Western University’s orientation week , I’ve been reflecting on my own experience in dealing with sexual violence and the experiences of some of my loved ones.Continue...

The AMS Walkout was nothing but performative activism

On Sept. 27, we donned our raincoats and made our way to Summerhill to participate in a student-led walkout to show solidarity with survivors of sexual assault. With activism and advocacy being a large part of both our lives, it was only natural we would both attend.

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Queen’s needs to redefine its policy when addressing sexual violence

The sexual violence that occurred over frosh week at Western isn't an isolated incident.Continue...

Stealthing: what you need to know about this form of sexual violence

‘Stealthing’—the non-consensual removal of a condom before or during intercourse—isn’t a sex trend. It’s a form of sexual violence that can pose serious health risks.

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QSACK Talks podcast discusses impact of sexual violence at Queen’s

Queen’s x Sexual Assault Centre Kingston (QSACK) has launched a new podcast aiming to provide open dialogue on sexual violence in all its forms, with a special focus on sexual violence at Queen’s and in the Kingston community.Continue...

Queen’s launches student experience survey

Beyond the limestone buildings and trailing ivy, Queen’s is trying to get a picture of how students experience campus.Continue...

University launches campaign supporting survivors of sexual violence

This week, Queen’s students have the opportunity to show support and affirmation for survivors of sexual violence and assault through the Letters to Survivors Campaign.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...

Following delay, University shares proposed revisions to sexual violence policy

After the updated policy came under fire last October, the Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Task Force announced proposed revisions to the Policy on Sexual Violence Involving Queen’s University Students on July 21.Continue...

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