On Valentine’s Day, I visited the doctor. He examined me to find that clamminess, tiredness, irregular discharge and glandular swelling could all point towards an STD. The following conversation occurred: Him: “Is their any chance you have an STD?” Me: “No, I’m not sexually active.” Him: “And you haven’t been for how […]
Rachel Skelly is a Junior Sophister Single Honours Geographer from Clontarf, Dublin. Last April, she was elected the Students’ Union’s Gender Equality Officer. Along with society tasks and work on gender issues, Skelly has also participated in a number of art projects round college such as face-painting, drawing on her experience as a children’s […]
The video, direct by comms and marketing officer Aifric Ní Chríodáin and Bogdan Hrechka, stresses the importance of communication and signs of consent in sexual relationships.
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The new working group, which includes SU officers and non-affiliated representatives, hope to reduce the prevalence of assault on campus and offer support to survivors.
By focusing solely on consent, we run the risk of failing to strike at the heart of received ideas of male sexual entitlement.