sexual assault

body

What You Need to Know About Consent and Disability

The people entrusted to care for me need to understand and respect my boundaries.
Spencer Williams
5.13.19
prisons

Why We Must End Strip Searches In Canada’s Prisons for Women

Forcing women to remove their clothes and perform humiliating actions should be understood as state-sanctioned sexual assault.
Jessica Hutchison
Savannah Gentile
Alia Pierini
5.3.19
politics

Bill to Improve How Judges Handle Sexual Assault Cases Is Being Held Up by the Senate

Rona Ambrose has blamed Conservative Senator Don Plett for the 'unprecedented' delay, but he says it’s just procedural.
Hilary Beaumont
5.1.19
News

Halifax Sexual Assault Centre Turning People Away for First Time in 23 Years

An increase in people seeking counselling has overwhelmed the city’s only sexual assault centre.
Hilary Beaumont
4.16.19
Books

Not Over It, Not Fixed, and Living a Life Worth Living

Healing from sexual abuse and trauma isn’t a journey with an end point. An excerpt from ‘Whatever Gets You Through.’
Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha
4.10.19
tv

Lena Waithe Discusses the Difficulty of Losing Black Heroes in the #MeToo Era

An upcoming episode of her show 'Boomerang' tackles complex debates in the black community around fallen icons like Bill Cosby.
Taylor Hosking
4.1.19
News

One of Canada's Youngest Politicians Charged With Sexual Assault

Port Moody Mayor Rob Vagramov is facing one count of sexual assault in connection to a 2015 incident.
Sarah Berman
3.28.19
Neverland

Radio Stations Are Divided About Banning Michael Jackson

Major radio networks from Canada to New Zealand are pulling him off the airwaves while other stations are refusing to or keeping quiet.
Taylor Hosking
3.6.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Drake’s Dad Defends Jussie Smollett and R. Kelly

Why tho?
Manisha Krishnan
3.1.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Comedian Licked and Kissed a CBC Reporter On Live TV

The comedian, who has been identified by his peers as Boyd Banks, has been accused of assault and harassment on social media.
Mack Lamoureux
2.27.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Bill Cosby Said He’s a 'Political Prisoner’ and Compared Himself to Gandhi

His press guy is pushing the idea that Cosby is in prison not for rape, but in retribution for his work toward racial justice.
Allie Conti
2.14.19
News

A Massive Hockey Brawl Was Allegedly Sparked By Shaming Sexual Assault Survivor

The brawl between Acadia and STFX in Nova Scotia has been described as the “wildest line brawl I’ve ever seen” in Canadian University hockey.
Mack Lamoureux
2.5.19
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