#HamOnt — Sex Blogger
Nov03

#HamOnt — Sex Blogger

#HamOnt – Sex Blogger sex+ blogger Red Hot Suz talks about toy safety! Check out her blog at redhotsuz.com and her new club at McMaster Sex-Positive Community Posted by The Silhouette on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 sex+ blogger Red Hot Suz talks about toy safety! Check out her blog at redhotsuz.com and her new club at McMaster Sex-Positive Community Related Posts Let’s talk about sex, McMaster[REVIEW] Honours Performance Series...

Let’s talk about genital health Tips to keep your vajayjay healthy, all year round
Mar24

Let’s talk about genital health Tips to keep your vajayjay healthy, all year round

By: Alex Killian/ SHEC People tend to shy away from talking about genital health. It might be personal, but it’s important information. The vagina is a sensitive ecosystem, full of good bacteria (microbiota) that keep everything (including the bad bacteria) in balance. However, it really is a fine balance, and as soon as one thing gets out of hand, you often have yourself an uncomfortable situation. CLEANING Soap and other cleaning...

Turning the colour back on Recovering from an eating disorder has taught me some important lessons about my health and body
Mar17

Turning the colour back on Recovering from an eating disorder has taught me some important lessons about my health and body

Hating your body is NOT normal You do not have to hate yourself. It is not normal, even if it is common. Often, our negative thoughts about ourselves become habits and we don’t even notice how much they have taken over our lives. It is perfectly OK to love your body as it is, or even just to come to terms with it.  Disordered eating is pervasive, and bodily self-hate is everywhere, but it doesn’t have to be. The mantra of “every body...

‘I was sexually assaulted on campus.’ Assault is something that can happen on campus even between friends and peers. One student shares their story about how the University dealt with it.
Mar17

‘I was sexually assaulted on campus.’ Assault is something that can happen on campus even between friends and peers. One student shares their story about how the University dealt with it.

WARNING: This article contains graphic descriptions of rape and mention of suicide. I was a Welcome Week representative in 2012, and I met John Doe*, a fellow rep, through some friends. We didn’t work directly together, but he hung out with us often. I thought he was funny, we had the same taste in music, but I never thought of him as anything more. My friends were close to him, and I liked my friends, so it all seemed great. It was...

Detoxing the truth behind celebrity diets
Mar17

Detoxing the truth behind celebrity diets

By: Sohana Farhin/ SHEC Celebrities such as Gwyneth Paltrow, Oprah, Salma Hayek, Megan Fox, the clan of Kardashians, Jared Leto and Beyonce, have claimed to use detox diets to lose weight. The most popular celebrity detox diet is known as the Master Cleanse. The Master Cleanse was created by Stanley Bourroughs, a man arrested for practicing medicine without a proper license. The detox diet promises to “cleanse the body of toxins and...

Paintlounge Modern social therapy
Mar03

Paintlounge Modern social therapy

By: Jennifer La Grassa Escape rooms, ping pong bars, board game cafés and now paint lounges — unique social activity locations seem to be in great demand. Over reading week, myself and a few friends went to one of Paintlounge’s downtown Toronto locations. My housemate and I had become obsessed with the idea of social painting after watching fashion blogger Tess Christine vlog about her painting experience. Within the short time that I...