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At Aura Dolls opening in North York, men will be able to act out their dark, violent fantasies on realistic sex dolls. more

Love and Sex

A decade after she appeared on the cover of NOW as a member of Crystal Castles, the electro-punk star opens up about going solo, #MeToo and growing up in Toronto more

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There's suddenly a lot of attention on U.S. Girls. Toronto’s Meg Remy is ­untangling ­America’s misogynist mess with lush disco grooves. The time is right for her subversive brand of political pop. Read our cover story interview here. more

Features

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Samuel Engelking

The rise of Jordan Peterson, men's right activists and toxic masculinity has made the need to examine what it means to be a man all the more urgent. Canadian authors, activists and artists are finally taking a critical look at redefining masculinity. more

Culture

The actor and Weinstein accuser seems perma-triggered in her angry memoir more

Books

Stories of sexual assault are an all-to-familiar reality for homeless women resorting to sleeping in unsafe spaces because of overcrowding in the shelter system more

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A photograph on display in U of T's Figures Of Sleep exhibition is a reminder that dozing off in a park should not be an act of defiance more

Art

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Michelle da Silva

The rally and march created a safe space for survivors of sexual violence to stand and be heard more

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National group Our Turn wants to galvanize grassroots activism with a report card that grades universities on sexual violence policies more

Education

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Samuel Engelking

Toronto activists sound off on what’s next in the fight against sexual violence – and why real change must involve men and happen offline more

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SafeTTC and #ThisIsWhere campaign sheds light on harassment on the TTC, but are they doing enough? more

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For all the research, listening and reading I’ve done on the issue of sexual assault, this unrelenting memoir made me realize I still haven’t grasped the impact of abuse more

Books

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Ethan Eisenberg

Canadian Council of Muslim Women campaign aims to challenge male-dominated interpretation of Islamic scripture more

News

Armed Force's new diversity strategy is "lipstick on a pig," says lead plaintiff Nicola Peffers more

News

The performance artist best known for protesting campus sexual violence says the way to healing is to “feel more” more

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If rallying against a Donald Trump presidency isn’t enough of a reason, here are 10 more more

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On The Table, a series of coasters designed by Toronto artists, aims to incite discussion on alcohol-related sexual violence more

Art

"There's a demand for respectability if you're a survivor of sex assault – you can't say you're doing porn or sex work or be a very sexual person." more

Love Your Body

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Gray, co-founder of silenceisviolence.ca, challenged campuses across Canada to review and develop their sexual assault policies more

News

Deepa Mehta's take on the 2012 gang rape of a woman on a Delhi bus examines how class, poverty and patriarchal values breed violent misogyny more

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