Opening a dialogue of consent

Building a Culture of Consent

By Natalie Hanna (Warning – this blog contains troubling themes and images related to sexual assault.) Note: the contents of this blog are not intended to be legal advice and cannot be relied upon as such in your particular situation. See the list of resources at the bottom if you feel you need advice. Jump…

A Sneak Peek of The Ghomeshi Effect Script

Following the Ghomeshi trial many conversations opened up about why survivors of sexual violence do or do not come forward, and the conversation has continued as we discuss sexual assault and violence on university campuses. In this scene from The Ghomeshi Effect, three interviews explore the reality of coming forward with allegations of sexual violence, from the perspective of survivors and lawyers.

Leah Archambault rehearsing The Ghomeshi Effect

The Kids Are Alright, Trump and Sitting On a Man

By: Leah Archambault (Occasional Punk Singer and Dancer #3 from the right) On Friday November 4th, I had the opportunity to perform excerpts of The Ghomeshi Effect at Canterbury High School.  This performance is part of a larger conversation our director Jessica Ruano has started with Ottawa-area high school students about consent, sexual assault and…