Why do you care that I don’t want to have sex?

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 […]

Boosting the “community feel” in College: Rachel Skelly, Welfare Candidate

  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 […]

Author Louise O’Neill discusses consent at the Students’ Union launch of their consent video

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.

The 5 on Friday: consent workshops, worsening TA conditions, USI hustings, and more

Five of our week’s top stories delivered in bite-size chunks

Irish media has painted TCDSU’s consent project as latest diatribe against men

Cynical articles which pretend workshops are only for straight men fuel anger towards the idea

We need to stop treating sexual assault survivors like liars

One in four is a horrifying statistic. We must all do our part to change it.

TCDSU launches working group to tackle sexual assault on campus

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.

Consent is not the last word in combating male sexual entitlement

By focusing solely on consent, we run the risk of failing to strike at the heart of received ideas of male sexual entitlement.

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Natalia Duda
Sarah Morel
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Ines Niarchos
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