Kimani Karangu was the GSS president through the pandemic. But he didn’t let that stop him.
Chow found getting accommodations through UBC fairly easy because they had a diagnosis. Accommodations, rooted in policy LR7, require a diagnosis but getting diagnosed with autism in BC is not an easy or affordable task.
“If you take the Bangladeshi out of me, there’s no cultural context to my existence. If you take my sexuality out of me, there’s no context for my reasons to love someone. And if you take the Muslim out of me, I have no spiritual context. These three are very fundamental to my existence. But who gets to see all three of them at one time?”
Liam Hart founded UBC drag to try to bring some Queer nightlife to UBC.
I’ve only known him for two months, but it feels like a lifetime. These drives from point A to point B are really the only time we spend as just the two of us, but I feel safe with him in ways that I don’t feel around people who I’ve known 10, 20, 100 times longer.
Non-sexual intimacy is any intimacy that doesn’t include sexual acts, such as physical, emotional and intellectual intimacy.
If you get cold sores, you have herpes. If you get cold sores, you have herpes. If you get cold sores, you have herpes. There, I said it.
Although expansive, the internet can also be a deceptive resource. When it comes to the more complicated aspects of sex — such as mature communication, kinks or healing from trauma — it can be helpful to interact with trusted experts and community members.
Communication is an essential part of any kink dynamic. Healthy domination and submission dynamics rely heavily on trust and openness which allow partners to feel comfortable exploring sensations during a scene and to discover each other intimately.
And I realized that we could love each other and have a platonic, intimate friendship. The kind where you can talk nonstop without worrying about making a fool of yourself. The kind you’re willing to put ahead of boyfriends and girlfriends when the other gets their heart broken. The kind people write books and make movies about.
You were sprinkled across the tabletop [Fl]our fingerprints, [fl]our breaths
This article contains mention of PTSD and sexualized violence.
I remember him waking up, and I remember how quickly he kissed me, like it was a habit, like it was breathing.
I want to invite you to have an awkward first date with yourself at least once a day. Take five minutes to stop whatever you’re doing and genuinely ask yourself how you feel. Treat it like you’re on a first date with someone you’re really excited to get to know.
A poem on intimacy, being seen, loved and respected.
In addition to a lack of Black hair salons, the lack of stylists who know how to do hair in non-Black hair salons exacerbates the problem Black women face in accessing hair care.
Fairy Creek made headlines throughout this summer. Here is a brief look into some of the members of the UBC community that went to Fairy Creek.
Eating disorders are inherently isolating and during the pandemic, eating disorders in Canada climbed. Students who are looking for recovery support face a confusing institutional system.
Haley Branch, a fifth-year PhD student, had an unusual road to academia. Now she is advocating for other disabled students' rights to be in academia