sexual violence

Queen’s sexual violence policy under review

Queen’s is in the process of revising its policy on sexual violence, with a focus on formal reporting processes and procedures.Continue...

Senate: Urban Studies minor and major approved

Principal Patrick Deane opened the first in-person Senate meeting in two years on Tuesday with a land acknowledgement, followed by moments of silence for Queen Elizabeth II and Dr. Isabel Bader.Continue...

Sexual violence should not be normalized at Queen’s

Queen’s is known for its academic achievements, notable alumni, and incredible faculty. However, it's also known for its notorious party scene.Continue...

Consent week starts at Queen’s

Queen’s, in-line with post-secondary institutions across Canada, has established a national consent week during the third week of September, from Sept. 19 to Sept. 23.Continue...

ASUS works to combat sexual violence with SeQure app

After evaluating an alternative sexual violence prevention app, ASUS opted to add safety features to Queen’s existing SeQure app.Continue...

Policy guaranteeing sexual violence content warnings in academics is the least Queen’s can do to support survivors

Selecting course material that’s challenging, correlates with a department’s mandatory content, and makes every student feel comfortable and safe is an impossible task.Continue...

Queen's student walkout against sexual violence

This video discusses sexual assault and may be triggering for some viewers. The Kingston Sexual Assault Centre's 24-hour crisis support phone line can be reached at 613-544-6426 / 1-800-544-...Continue...

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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