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Dearest Reader | The Age of Consent should be raised to thirty nationwide

How many countless heartbreaks and uncomfortable, lonely walks along the quad after a furtive late-night tryst has UVic borne witness to? It’s our writers earnest intention that such unpleasantness can…

The predictable backlash to #MeToo

The #MeToo movement is making strides at upping the ante on a societal level when it comes to taking cases of sexual assault more seriously. The process and sentencing of…

Behind the lens of @hotdudesreadinginvictoria, Victoria’s problematic fave

Local men may want to rethink reading in public, at the risk of confirming Orwellian suspicions that someone has been watching them. @hotdudesreadinginvictoria (HDRV), an anonymous Instagram account, has taken…

Consent is not something you can just write down

BURNABY — Let me just pre-emptively address the elephant in the room: I believe that any sexual activity should include equal consent between all participants, and that’s exactly what the Affirmative Consent…

Final AVP workshop of the year nears

The last consent workshop for the school year, hosted by the Anti-Violence Project (AVP), will be held on April 7. This year, the AVP began hosting consent workshops once a…

UVic-wide campaign speaks out for consent

or the first time, Sexualized Violence Awareness Week will be included as part of UVic’s New Student Orientation. The Anti-Violence Project (AVP), the on-campus sexual assault centre, is co-operating with…

The burden of proof is far too heavy

For over a week now, a student at New York’s Columbia University has been carrying a heavy burden in full view of the public. As part of her visual arts…

Don’t assume consent

Megan Neufeld is a member of the Anti-Violence Project (AVP), an on-campus sexual assault resource centre, and wrote this article in consultation with other members. In a world of “blurred…