Adults follow paths. Children explore. Adults are content to walk the same way, hundreds of times, or thousands; perhaps it never occurs to adults to step off the paths, to creep beneath rhododendrons, to find the spaces between fences.
If you think a woman in a tan vinyl bra and underwear, grabbing her crotch and grinding up on a dance partner is raunchy, trashy, and offensive but you don’t think her dance partner is raunchy, trashy, or offensive as he sings a song about “blurred” lines of consent and…
Male privilege may be more obvious in other cultures, but in so-called Western culture it’s still ubiquitous. In fact, it’s so ubiquitous that it’s invisible. It is so pervasive as to be normalized, and so normalized as to be visible only in its absence. The vast, vast, vast majority of institutions, spaces, and subcultures privilege male interests, but because male is the default in this culture, such interests are very often considered ungendered. As a result, we only really notice when something privileges female interests
In an unusual public condemnation, a coordinator the University Students’ Council has resigned in protest over the way her job is being handled. Jessica Tong worked for the USC’s peer support network as coordinator of the I Know Someone campaign
I am writing this letter to inform you that I have made thedecision, effective immediately, to resign from my position as Coordinator ofthe I Know Someone Campaign and the Sexual Health and Consent EducationService, under the Peer Support Network of the Western University StudentCouncil…
Health & Wellness: Gazette Sex Survey still not meeting acceptable standards for inclusivity and sex-positivity
To the editors:
Hi, my name is Hayley Bell and I’m Director of Sexual Health Education here on campus. I’m writing on behalf of myself as well as the V-Day Co-Producer, Jess Kiley, the I Know Someone Coordinator, Jess Reuger, and the PrideWestern Coordinator, Steff Armstrong. We’re writing…