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dealing with DIFFERENT FAITHS

May, 2016

Living in such a multicultural society, we all know folks who have religious and spir- itual beliefs that are different from our own. Luckily, our generation is overall a lot more accepting of these differences than the ones before us. After all, what people do privately is their own business if it’s not hurting anyone, […]

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Advice on keeping things steamy

Q: What are some ways to keep sex exciting after having kids?

August, 2015

A: Sex after kids can be a whole other ballgame. Couples with kids have gone through a lot of experiences together that may make them closer—everything from supporting a pregnant partner and learning how to change a diaper together, to watching their baby take those first few steps. Admit it, you always wanted to bang a […]

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Danelle’s Thoughts

The Jets hockey slogan debate; Hockey nostalgia or undertones of racism? 

May, 2015

Ignorance is the main issue that seems to be wrapped around the hashtag debate. Not knowing how racism shows itself in society, what white privilege is and not looking into issues that are raised are joined together to make this debate extremely frustrating.

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Workplace Romances

May, 2016

The first woman I ever had sex with was my co-worker at a carpet-cleaning company. What better set-up for a lesbian encounter? Alas, like many workplace romances, it was short-lived and ended awkwardly. Why do so many folks end up romantically involved with co-workers, and are these relationships always doomed? Studies have revealed that up […]

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Should sex work be regulated?

May, 2016

The sex trade is a matter of perspective. Some, usually based on religion, feel there’s no place for it in “decent” society. Any form of sexual intimacy must be confined to a heterosexual couple within the framework of a “proper” marriage. Others, like me, take a far more open view. When we look at the […]

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Getting it on solo

March, 2016

Beating the meat, waxing the giraffe, petting the kitty, paddling the pink canoe. It goes by many names. Although most people will admit to masturbating, it’s not something we talk about candidly very often. In popular media, masturbation is most often relegated to the realm of humour, so we don’t hear as much about the positive […]

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Fallen Angel

My Journey through Pain, Anxiety and Separation

May, 2015

At this time, I discovered the gay male hookup app Gryndr. At least the mindless and shallow online interaction kept a guy entertained enough and the empty hours passed faster. The casual chit-chat killed the loneliness for a while. There was profound isolation during that period.

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Advice on Coming Out

May, 2015

Dear Emily, I am a 32-year-old closeted lesbian and my partner of two years is not. The problem is that I am terrified of telling my best friend that I am gay. It’s not that I don’t trust her. I am just scared to death of telling her. I think she knows, but I guess […]

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