University and college campuses are hotbeds of discussion about free speech and so it seems appropriate to think about this issue as post-secondary students gear up for another academic year. Freedom of speech is much touted as an integral part Continue reading Just what is free speech?
In the case of sexual assault, yes, or at least the numbers can fail to tell the whole story. Admittedly, trying to draw meaningful truth from any statistics is a fool’s game. Nonetheless, I found myself pouring over Statistics Canada’s Continue reading Can numbers lie?
In San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, Take Back the Night is celebrated on International Women’s Day in March, rather than in September as is traditional in many parts of the world. On March 8, 2017, a sizeable contingent of Mexican, Continue reading Women unite to take back the night!
Feminists have fought long and hard for a clear criminal definition of consent in the context of sexual assault. We wanted an unequivocal understanding, in law, that unless someone explicitly agrees to specific sexual activity, there is no consent, making Continue reading It’s time to stop laying criminal charges for non-disclosure of HIV status