In honour of Mother's Day,I am raising funds for Walk In Her Shoes Campaign 2013, to combat the issue of violence against women. Please help me achieve my personal fundraising goal in support of all of the courageous women who face unique challenges as victims of this insidious issue. Funds will be used for increased educational community programming. Thank you. You can go to canadahelps.com if you wish to make a contribution: http://www.canadahelps.org/GivingPages/GivingPage.aspx?gpID=11945
I just saw a wonderful documentary first presented by the CBC's Passionate Eye called Scarlet Road. This is a film that documents the life of Rachel Wotton, an Australian sex worker who started an organization called Touching Base. As a sex worker, which is completely legalized in Australia, she focuses on work with the disabled. Rachel is a beautiful, educated, and extremely compassionate individual--this comes through loud and clear in the film (which you can view here:http://www.cbc.ca/player/Shows/ID/2314258771/ ). What is also clear is that she believes in everyone's right to a healthy sexuality, and that includes the often neglected people with disabilities. She offers them companionship, touch and sex. The film includes interviews with a number of her clients. It was truly touching to watch. Last night, Concordia's Cinema Politica screened the film, and Rachel Wotton was available for questions. Although I did not attend the screening, the feedback I ...
Somewhere between 30 and 60 years of age, about 10% of the population goes through an actual mid-life crisis, that can last anywhere from 2 to 10 years. Interestingly, mid life crises seems to affect men and women differently, and sometimes it's difficult to tell whether it's all hormonal or just "in your head". Some people don't believe it even exists (you can have your say when we discuss this on air on April 4th). For the majority of us, midlife is a time of satisfaction and a sense of achievement and balance. For others, it is a time of major transition in work or relationships, and it's not always easy to tell which came first, the crisis or the transition. A midlife crisis could be caused by aging itself, or aging along with other issues or regrets experienced regarding one's career, marriage, aging parents, empty nest or physical changes related to ...
Researchers at McGill University are interested in how stress affects intimacy, relationship satisfaction, and health among lesbian and gay individuals in same-sex and/or same-gendered couples.
If you identify as lesbian or gay, your relationship has lasted at least six months, and you are aged 18 years or older, you are invited to participate in this online study.
Please proceed to https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/8ZM22PS to participate.
Please note that the Ethics Review Board of McGill University has approved this study.
*By completing the online questionnaire, you have a chance to win one of three $50 Amazon.com gift cards.
Wondering if you have Low Sexual Desire? ------------ Difficulty Becoming Sexually Aroused?
A research team in the Department of Psychology at McGill University is seeking healthy, heterosexual Montreal residents between the ages of 18-50, with low sexual desire and/or arousal, to participate in a study examining how 'what you want' and 'what turns you on' impacts how your body responds.
Participation involves a single testing session and takes place in their laboratory at McGill University. Participants will receive a comprehensive assessment of their sexual difficulties. Participants will also complete questionnaires/ interviews, and view neutral and sexually explicit film clips while having genital temperature measured remotely by a thermal imaging camera.
Participation involves NO health risks and your confidentiality and anonymity are assured. Following participation, participants will receive educational feedback, including treatment referrals and self-help resources (if desired). Financial compensation of $75.00 will also be provided.
If you’re interested, email them ...