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Updates to Our Library

Part of our capacity building in preparation for the opening of the Sexual Assault Centre has involved seeking new additions to our library. These additions will be housed in a sub-section of our library specifically dedicated to the Sexual Assault Centre initiative. Thanks to amazing volunteers, our library has recently been re-organized and archived in … Continue reading

Same Difference

My co-worker Gabrielle (the coordinator of our Peer Support and Advocacy Program here at the Centre for Gender Advocacy) sent me this article from “back in the day”, when the Centre for Gender Advocacy was known as the Concordia Women’s Centre. Although the article was written in 1992 – and the language in it is … Continue reading

Aspects of a Larger Problem: Concordia Security’s Sexual Assault Prevention “Tips”

(Trigger Warning for victim/survivor-blaming rhetoric.) There is so little written about the problem of sexual assault at Concordia that it just seems like adding insult to injury that one of the first things I found back when I started doing research on the subject was this.  This is the website of Concordia’s Security department – … Continue reading

Postering Party!

Our Sexual Assault Centre campaign designed and printed several thousand posters on the themes of consent, education and survivor support. Come help us spread these far and wide! You can pick some up at 2110 Rue MacKay between 9 am and 5 pm, or 1500 de Maisonneuve Ouest, suite 404, between 1 pm and 7 … Continue reading

Summer Nights Film Screening Series

The 2110 Centre for Gender Advocacy’s third annual Summer Nights Film Screening Series is underway, with screenings happening every Tuesday of this month at 7:30 PM, at 1500 de Maisonneuve Ouest, suite 404. Tomorrow evening – August 2nd – we will be screening Waking Up To Rape, a documentary film about women’s experiences dealing with … Continue reading