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November 4, 2017

Why #MeToo Matters

Scrolling through Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram last week, you may have wondered why #MeToo has suddenly taken over your social media feed...

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October 28, 2017

Culture is Not a Costume

’Tis the season to get creative with Halloween costumes! However, Halloween is not a free pass to wear racist and offensive costumes. It’s e...

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October 5, 2017

I Believe You

CW: Sexual Assault Never judge a book by its cover. We all know this saying but do we ever follow it? On the outside you seem strong, smil...

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September 16, 2017

Toxic Masculinity and the Hyper-Sexualization of Women

[CW: Toxic Masculinity and Rape Culture] Mass media regularly presents pervading images of masculinity, portraying ‘real men’ as aggressive...

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September 8, 2017

Sexual Microaggressions in Relation to Sexualized Violence

CW: rape, sexual exploitation, war, discussion of racial microaggressions Although it may seem like something small, I was surprised and di...

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August 31, 2017

It Is Okay To Be Happy

CW: sexual assault It’s been nearly a year since I was sexually assaulted and I have been through a full range of emotions. Sadness, anger,...

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July 28, 2017

Anxious About Being Anxious

[CW: sexual assault, anxiety] This blog post is part of a series of posts by a survivor of sexual assault. I have always been an anxious pe...

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May 4, 2017

Feminism and the Wave of Female Canadian Electronic Artists

Claire Boucher AKA Grimes   Most likely you’ve heard of Grimes- the stage name of Vancouver-born musician Claire Boucher. She rose ...

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March 30, 2017

Humanizing Steven Galloway

By: Anonymous Rape culture is alive and well at UBC. There is no denying it, there is no way to pretend it does not creep into the lives of...

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December 13, 2016

Reflections on Victim Blaming

One of the fundamental parts of supporting survivors is not to engage in victim blaming. But sometimes, even amongst our loved ones, and eve...

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