“What are we so afraid of?” Some Ontario residents are for — and against — the province’s new sexual education curriculum
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“What are we so afraid of?” Some Ontario residents are for — and against — the province’s new sexual education curriculum

The last time Ontario’s sex education was updated was in 1998. Now in 2015, the current revisions will finally give students the tools they need to develop healthy sexual experiences and relationships in this province. BY: MELISSA MYERS “Hands off our children!” A crowd of up to 300 people stands on the front lawn at … Continue reading

Pink Hijab Day
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Pink Hijab Day

Image Courtesy of Ryerson MSA via Facebook Sameera Raja Female students, both Muslim and non-Muslim alike, were adorned in a pink hijab on Oct. 30 for the third annual Pink Hijab Day at Ryerson University. Hosted by the Muslim Students’ Association (MSA), the event raised awareness about breast cancer and promoted multi-faith collaboration on campus. … Continue reading

Limbaugh’s war on women
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Limbaugh’s war on women

By Shannon Clarke Rush Limbaugh, the unofficial spokesman for the worst caricature of Republicans in the United States isn’t known for mincing words. And while the talk show host’s litany of homophobic, racist, and sexist views is well established, his comments about Georgetown law student, Sandra Fluke, angered even his supporters. Fluke was initially denied … Continue reading

Supporters rally to keep abortion funded
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Supporters rally to keep abortion funded

By: Veronika Latkina Dozens of people gathered near Queen’s Park on Oct. 22 to demand that the province continue to fund abortion despite pleas by counter groups. The crowd, gathered at College Street and University Avenue, chanted slogans and flexed their banners and signs. “Not the church, not the state, women must decide their fate,” they … Continue reading