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Minus the City: Here’s the Deal with Alcohol and Consent

Elli Ament, Contributing Writer November 7, 2021

*Editorial content warning: this article contains discussion of sexual assault and sexual violence.  Our society, and certainly our school, has a complicated relationship with alcohol and consent....

How Cis Men and Women Should Respond to New Trans Activism

Graci Galvez, Staff Writer September 24, 2021

Nikita Dragun, a celebrity makeup artist, business owner, YouTuber and model, is generally accepted as a problematic person. From her Blackfishing and cultural appropriation to her feuds with other celebrities,...

DaBaby: Raging Homophobe or Just Closeted? 

Graci Galvez, Staff Writer September 17, 2021

While it happened over a month ago, the DaBaby controversy still sticks in my mind as one of the most laughable moments in hip-hop history. Not because of the comments he made, but because of how relentless...

Minus the City: Starting the Year Off Right

Graci Galvez, Staff Writer September 10, 2021

Welcome to another year, and with that, another year of Minus the City. I’m excited to see how Colgate’s sex discourse unfolds over these next two semesters, and I hope to facilitate more positive...

Minus the City: Dating’s Domino Effect

Isabelle Jacobs, Contributing Writer April 30, 2021

If you're single or dating, you're no doubt facing challenges during this horrid pandemic. Coronavirus has maybe changed dating forever, but for the better? The pandemic has made dating harder and more...

Minus the City: Peach Play with Erin Voss

Graci Galvez, Staff Writer April 2, 2021

The prevalence of anal sex is often underestimated; 36% of women and 44% of men report engaging in anal in their lifetime. Yet, sex ed curricula around the country either fail to provide a comprehensive...

Minus the City: The Masturbation Discussion Continues — Erin Voss and Jelly Wink

Graci Galvez, Staff Writer April 2, 2021

QTPOC Colgate, along with Haven and the Medusa Movement, have put together a five-part Queer Sex Education and Consent Workshop series in hopes of educating and spreading awareness on topics surrounding...

Unpacking Masturbation Shame with Afrosexology

Graci Galvez, Staff Writer March 19, 2021

On March 9, Sisters of the Round Table (SORT) and Gamma Phi Beta hosted an event led by Afrosexology — a Black female duo dedicated to offering comprehensive sex education to not only Black individuals...

Minus the City: Colgate Fails to Address Menstrual Equity On Campus

Graci Galvez, Staff Writer March 12, 2021

On March 5, Progress Period hosted a conversation with Sociology and Women’s Studies professor Meika Loe discussing gender, justice and menstrual activism. It was a raw and candid talk that placed menstruating...

Minus the City: Phexxi: Newest Innovation in Female Birth Control

Graci Galvez, Staff Writer March 5, 2021

Last week I talked about the dangers of altering the pH of the vagina. What if I told you that the FDA has just recently approved a new female contraceptive that works by altering the pH of the vagina?...

Minus the City: Maintaining Vaginal Health: What To Do and What Not To Do

Graci Galvez, Staff Writer February 26, 2021

We’ve all come across videos on TikTok or Instagram where fellow vagina-havers rave about the new supplements they’ve come across or the new hygienic products they’ve begun using, and all of them...

Minus the City: What You Need to Know About the O-Shot

Graci Galvez, Staff Writer February 20, 2021

In last week’s Minus the City, I mentioned how Dr. Jennifer Lincoln spoke on the phenomenon of the O-shot. Before then, I had no idea this was an actual medical procedure, and I’m sure that I wasn’t...

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