The Nuance of Consent

Consent. What does it mean in a sexual context? What counts as giving permission? Do you have to say the words or is it tacit? Why do we place the burden of it on the woman? I can’t talk about the nuance of consent without talking about the big elephant in the Canadian room, Jian Ghomeshi.Continue reading “The Nuance of Consent”

Review of 1982 by Jian Ghomeshi

I went to Jian Ghomeshi’s launch of his new book, 1982 in early October. Though it took me a while to warm up to Mister Ghomeshi when his dulcet tones began to waft from the maw of  CBC Radio 1, he has since become one of my favourite radio personalities. He is smart, finds amazingContinue reading “Review of 1982 by Jian Ghomeshi”