Artists at Work at the Feminist Art Conference
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Artists at Work at the Feminist Art Conference

By: Karen Sandoval-Santana Artists, academics and activists were invited to attend the Feminist Art Conference to examine feminist issues through art. The theme this year was Embodied Resistance. This comes from the notion that the human body can be treated as a site of resistance to the power structures of patriarchy, says Ilene Sova, the … Continue reading

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

“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

Ryerson review of sexual assault complaints may result in new policy
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Ryerson review of sexual assault complaints may result in new policy

On a chilly winter morning, Ryerson University’s campus is dark and silent. First-year criminology student Elizabeth Plukhovska decided to take a shortcut to class and ducked into Kerr Hall to escape the cold. As she walked through the empty halls, she allowed herself a moment to hope that nothing happens to her. “That’s the most … Continue reading

WATCH: McClung’s discusses FCKH8’s F-Bombs for Feminism
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WATCH: McClung’s discusses FCKH8’s F-Bombs for Feminism

By Julianne San Antonio When it comes to issues like domestic violence, FCKH8 is a sentiment we can all agree on. One of the latest videos from the T-shirt organization’s “F-Bombs for Feminism” commercial series was released last month, titled “Potty-Mouth Princesses Break the Silence on Domestic Violence.” As the title suggests, the advertisement begins with … Continue reading