Posts Tagged ‘respect’

10 porn moves that don’t work

Womens’ orgasms are not given the priority they deserve. Western, heterosexual sex culture is heavily biased toward the penis-possessing counterparts. This bias takes many forms. It’s visible in all forms of mass media. It’s also visible in societal attitudes, in the ways that sex is discussed in classrooms and in day-to-day life. Perhaps the most…

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Not your mother’s feminism

“Women should build each other up instead of putting each other down.” These are the words of Ottawa-area high school teacher, Natalie Simard, when asked what feminism means to her. Natalie replied to the email I sent to a few people whose opinions I wanted on this article. Then I took to the campus to…

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Fighting the sexist status quo

Last week, I wrote about the Saint Mary’s University chant and our collective responsibility to step back and try to wrap our heads around the social structures that made it possible. I concluded my article with a call to action, placing the onus on everyone to do their part to end violence against women, and…

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Lest we forget

Poppy. Photo by Angela Gzowski

Students need to show more respect for our veterans As Remembrance Day approaches, the issue of respect towards our veterans always arises. The purpose of Remembrance Day is quite obvious to some, but for younger generations, the meaning behind the day can be lost or conflicted. Since I can remember, Remembrance Day has always been…

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