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Wednesday, February 10, 2010 news The Eyeopener • 3

Rye chooses Student

Learning Centre architect
by julianna cummins this team, said Levy, was their under- project going on in Toronto right now,”
news editor standing how to make a library de- El-Khatib said.
signed in 2010 adaptable to the needs While there are no renderings yet,
Ryerson University has picked the of a library 20 years from now. Levy said the partner’s history of inno-
architecture team to design the Stu- “They’ve shown the ability that their vative design will ensure a striking —
dent Learning Centre (SLC), a building libraries were really creations of the for- and perhaps controversial — building
president Sheldon Levy said will help ever,” said Levy. for Ryerson’s face on Yonge.
Ryerson shake it’s commuter-campus He said the Bibilotecha Alexandria in “You can’t go around in life trying to
reputation. Egypt was one of his favourite buildings find the one object that everyone will
The SLC, to be built on the former like, because it will end up like arrow-
site of Sam the Record Man at the cor- It’s probably the most interst- root cookies,” said Levy, explaining that
ner of Yonge and Gould Streets, will be ing project going on in Toron- he doesn’t want to cater to everyone.
designed by Zeidler Partnership Archi- to right now Zeidler was also the architect for the
tects of Toronto and Snohetta of Oslo. — Tarek El-Khatib Ted Rogers School of Management.
“It can be . . . a place where students Lead architect from Zeidler Craig Dykers, the co-founder and
can feel comfortable in using their Partnership Architects principal architect of Snohetta, said the
technology, and would rather be there firm spent a few hours at the corner of
and study there than take the TTC and designed by Snohetta, which features Yonge and Gould streets before their
Galabuzi wants campus to be “safe” for all. photo: laura blenkinsop study at home,” Levy said. four art galleries, an Internet archive interview for the project, asking those
In addition to serving as an academic and eight academic research centres. passing by about what they would like

Ryerson takes aim at hub with an emphasis on technology,

the SLC will also focus on student space
Tarek El-Khatib, a senior partner of
Zeilder Partnership Architects, said
to see there.
“They want something fresh — they

campus racism and will feature retail space on the

ground level. Access to Dundas subway
station may also be a possibility.
he was attracted to the project for the
chance to look at how to take a univer-
sity’s library in different directions.
don’t want something that is sort of a
standard block of a building. So there’s
very strong desire to make it a lively
by hilary hagerman advisor on outreach and access. The A key part in the decision to go with “It’s probably the most interesting building,” Dykers said.
university is also looking into working
Ryerson has dedicated itself to im- with the Ryerson Diversity Institute to
proving diversity on campus after the collect data to help plan future deci-
school’s anti-racism taskforce released sions.
Student hit by car near ILLC: witness
its final report last Monday. The taskforce called for reforms in
The taskforce, which was developed areas like employment equity, harass- by carys mills ing a friend at Ryerson. When he proceeded, the male ran
after reports of racism and hate-moti- ment and discrimination, and the de- associate news editor The male, who Toronto Police es- across the street.
vated activity in 2008, recommended velopment of an inclusive curriculum timate to be about 18 years old, was “I pressed my brakes but it was too
reforms in education and administra- which includes a mandatory course on A Ryerson student was hit by a car conscious and breathing at the scene. late,” said Jeebhai, who was driving a
tion to promote an inclusive environ- diversity. Equity and training and work- outside the International Living and He was bleeding from the forehead but Chevrolet Cobalt.
ment. Nearly half of all students at the shops are also recommended, especial- Learning Centre (ILLC) on Friday eve- police said he had only minor injuries Hamilton saw the incident on
school are racialized or Aboriginal. ly for senior administration. ning, according to witnesses. when taken to hospital in an ambu- her way from Metro to the ILLC and
Ryerson President Sheldon Levy en- Other findings include indications “He flipped in mid-air,” said Shan- lance after the collision, which oc- crossed Mutual Street while Jeebhai
couraged everyone in the Ryerson com- of offensive speech in classrooms and curred at about 5:30 p.m on Feb. 5. was stopped at the stop sign.
munity to reflect on the report. “This is concerns that curriculum that does not I pressed my brakes but it was Zack Jeebhai was the driver involved She said he accelerated soon after
a great goal for us, and one we take up address issues like colonialism. too late. in the collision. He said he was driving her and her friend got to the other side
with not only commitment, but with Taskforce members collected data — Zack Jeebhai, north on Mutual Street after work be- of the street.
pride,” he said at the presentation. “Ry- over the past year through several driver of the car involved in cause there was too much traffic on his They were the first to help the male
erson should aspire to be a model in eq- methods including interviews with in- a collision outside the ILLC normal route. after the collision, telling him not to
uity, diversity and inclusion.” dividual students and faculty, research Jeebhai said when he got to Mutual move in case of injuries.
In a prepared statement available projects and online surveys. non Hamilton, a witness and first-year and Gould Streets, he stopped at the Hamilton also said the victim’s knee
online, Levy said the school is planning Grace-Edward Galabuzi, co-chair of York University student who was visit- stop sign. was in pain after the incident.
to create a senior position that focuses the Taskforce, said despite the findings,
on equity, diversity and inclusion. Ryerson is a largely positive experience
“While we as a community have a for most.
track record of leadership on diversity, “A lot of students, faculty and staff
we know that there is more we can do,” love to work and learn at Ryerson,” he
the statement reads. said.
The new administrative position is “Now we need to make sure it is a
currently filled by Rona Abramovitch, safe place for all to work and study.”

In an unscientific Eyeopener social experiment, we dropped

wallets and purses in buildings around campus. We loaded each
of them with money, some cards and in most of them, a piece
of photo I.D. we could afford to lose. All of them had a contact
We figured we’d be robbed silly. But it turns out Ryerson
students are a lot more trustworthy than we thought.

We “lost” 13 wallets. Happily, we got 11 back.

Our wallets, each loaded with anywhere between

$2 to $10,
were either “dropped” or “left behind.”

We also “lost” 3
purses. We only got 1
back from the ILLC.
Our undercover reporter saw a purse get turned in at the RAC —
but no one’s given us a call!

With files from Ross Arbour, Tashika Gomes,

Alicia Hayashi, Jeff Lagerquist and Lee Richarson A male, 18. was taken to hospital after being hit by a car on campus. photo: Laura Blenkinsop
4 • The Eyeopener EDITORIAL Wednesday, February 10, 2010

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Erin “MATCHMAKER” Valois seeing the mess in my own backyard.
Ryerson gets a D for diversity?
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Matt “WHOOAH!” Llewellyn Don’t get me wrong, the report re-
Chris “SILVERTONGUE” Dale leased by the Taskforce on Anti-Racism
at Ryerson highlighted a number of im-
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Laura “BEAR ATTACK” Blenkinsop Yes, we should have an equity posi-
tion in the upper admin. Yes, we should
FUN make more resources available. And
Leif “SCAT” Parker yes, there needs to be better hiring
practices when it comes to profs and
ONLINE GURUS teachers.
Kerry “ONLINE” Wall But the house is not on fire.
John “ELECTION!!!” Shmuel To take Ryerson and use it as an ex-
ample of racism at the university level
GENERAL MANAGER is just not fair. If the problem is so bad
Liane “WHAT THE WHAT” McLarty here, then I can’t imagine what the same
people would say about the constant ri-
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Chris “GOING CONCERN” Roberts versity. If we get a D, what about them?
Problems at Ryerson exist. If you look
DESIGN DIRECTOR hard enough anywhere, you’re bound
Ryan “CHAIR FAIL” Price to find things you don’t agree with. But
the report should be treated as a set of
INTERN ARMY guidelines rather than the bible.
Brian “LIKE” Capitao
Johnny “HUNDREDS” Vouyioukas

Avie “OF BUNNIES” Engler
David “HUGGING” Goncalves
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Wednesday, February 10, 2010 Intro The Eyeopener • 5

Love and Sex Photography by Chris Dale

Forget kink.
How to Turn Heads and Save the Planet Forget anal, bondage and
sado-masochism. Every day
hundreds of new porn sites
go online. I can pull up vid-
eos of women fellating men,
men fellating men and wom-
en performing cunnilingus.
There are videos of women
fucking dogs, fucking horses,
fucking humans.

There is nothing
extreme about
sex anymore.

Chances are good the

pharmacist filling my pre-
scription or the prof in my
english class goes home and
puts on a latex suit. Wiki-
pedia has taught me more
about sex than any grade 10
physical education teacher.
In a time when the Internet
has made sex public, what is
kinky anymore?
There is more to sexual
Ryerson grad Heidi Ackerman makes the planet a better place … and better dressed relationships than sex. We’ll
take a look in the first sec-
tion at the science of sex:
Environmentally friendly fashion brings to mind hemp outfits that unique and fashion forward. Flight has been winning minds and the sounds and sights, what
are just a little too close to Mother Earth for our liking and evoke a turning heads, and she and her team received the Beefeater happens to our bodies dur-
feeling of, “I want to save the planet, but do I have to wear that?” Innovative Spirit Award for her work at the Toronto Alternative ing sex, and one of the more
Heidi Ackerman, Ryerson University School of Fashion graduate,
Arts and Fashion Week 2008. mysterious attractions we
takes the drab out of eco-clothing and injects colour and innovative Heidi is one of many Ryerson School of Fashion graduates who are
In the second section we’ll
design into her Flight knitwear collection. making their marks by combining academic smarts, creative vision
go through the history of
and an entrepreneurial attitude. That’s why you’ll see Ryerson grads
Heidi’s passion about design led her to Ryerson, and in her third kink and investigate how
leading the fashion industry across Canada and around the world. porn has changed the way
year, she studied sustainability in an exchange program in Australia.
This opportunity proved to be a catalyst in developing her Hear more about Heidi’s experiences at www.ryerson.ca/marks. young people fuck. And on
sustainable clothing line. page 13 we answer all of
the sex questions you’re too
She now uses organic cotton and wool, recycled polyester and afraid to ask.
bamboo fabrics to create designs that transcend existing In the third and final sec-
perceptions of eco-friendly clothing, and produces work that is tion we’ll explore the emo-
tional depth to be found in
relationships, and discover
www.ryerson.ca/marks that maybe the kinkiest
thing we can do with one an-
Everyone Makes a Mark
other is to be intimate.
-Rodney Barnes, features editor
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Wednesday, February 10, 2010 SCIENCE OF SEX The Eyeopener • 7

Ooh, oh,
mmm yeah...
Brittany Devenyi finds out the good,
the bad and the noisy details of Rye
students’ sex lives
It’s not just stress that forces during sex that ruined more than
students to pull those dreadful just the moment.
all-nighters. That boom, boom, “I was having sex with my girl-
pow and hankey pankey play com- friend in her friend’s attic, and in
ing from next door have probably the heat of passion, I accidently
played a role in some sleepless knocked over a big glass coffee ta-
Ryerson students know what it’s
like to be kept awake by the sounds It pretty much sounded
of sex, but they also know how to like I had just destroyed
let loose. The animalistic sounds the whole house.
are sometimes what they secretly —Duncan Peng, first-year
desire. business student
“I guess I’m a victim of [having]
loud sex,” said Alyssa Garrison, a
first-year journalism student. ble,” he said.
“Last year my roommate told “It pretty much sounded like
me she had to put her headphones I had just destroyed the whole
up to full volume because I can get house.”
pretty rowdy.” Fortunately, there are students
For other students, drowning who find other ways to enliven the
out those thumping noises they mood.
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as the task can involve a broom. when soft music is playing in the
Dean Park, a first-year radio background,” said Melissa Stuart, a
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“I was in my room doing the preferable.
deed, when all of a sudden I start- Sheila Edwards, a first-year arts
ed to hear pooking noises coming and contemporary studies student,
from downstairs,” he said. “People provided an anecdote from her
do that a lot.” friend’s sex life.
But stabbing a broomstick at the “Right in the middle of it she
ceiling can’t put an end to all sen- looks over at him and says, ‘after
sual sounds. we’re done can we make a pizza?’”
Duncan Peng, a first-year busi- It’s clear that silence really can
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8 • The Eyeopener SCIENCE OF SEX Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Hot spots to stimulate

By running your hands through your
partner’s hair, you can evoke a tingling
sensation, which is relaxing and will
release tension.

The face has many nerves and blood
vessles. Try a soft kiss on the forehead
Neck or outlining your partner’s facial
The neck area is very sensitive, but features with the tip of your finger.
many people focus too much on
the front. Try kissing the back of
your paretner’s neck. It will be a
sure shot to send shivers down his
or her spine.

Stomach Elbow
Slow kisses down the stomach will The inside of the arm, where the
create sexual tension. Running your elbow bends, is an extremely sen-
hand slowly along your partner’s sitive area. Try stimulating this for
waist and gently outlining the pelvic a change in foreplay.
bone is a definite turn on.

Inner leg
Running your hand on the inner
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anticipation. By doing soft strokes
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Paying attention to your partner’s toes
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Text: Amanda Cupido

Wednesday, February 10, 2010 SCIENCE OF SEX The Eyeopener • 9

Biography of red
BY AMANDA CUPIDO Neolithic era, warriors painted axes and With every relationship, there is love promiscuous characters, it’s always the
Arts and Life editor spears with red in order to repel evil in- but there is also sex. Red soon became colour of choice.” She explains that cer-
fluence. Cave painters from that time a colour of sexuality and was being la- tain costumes allow for specific charac-
Red has a split personality. She may also believed she had magic powers. belled for her promiscuity. Because of teristics to be portrayed and how red ex-
strut around town on stilettos or be But red wanted to show people her this, she is still seen as seductive. udes “power and confidence.”
the one chosen to write a love letter. If darker side. The ancient Greeks associ- In 2005 Rabbi Eliyahu Abergil, from Chu explains how red is not only the
caught on a bad day, she’ll show up on ated her with the gods of war, Phoebus Israel, banned women from wearing colour of confidence, but hierarchy. She
an angry face. She’s known for catching and Ares. In turn, she became linked to red since it was the colour of prosti- references the uniform of the RCMP and
the eye and stopping people in their blood and fire. tutes. England’s soldiers. “It’s used to show roy-
tracks. In ancient Egypt red was also the Red pushes her way into the media alty, power and authority.”
The colour red is scientifically prov- colour which represented the destruc- and isn’t afraid to come across as pro- With her booming confidence, red
en to stand out more than any other calls the attention of anyone and every-
colour. Alice Chu, a Ryerson fashion one. She is used by companies to draw in
professor and author of Design and Red isn’t just about colour, potential consumers. Coca-Cola, Canada

she’s about context. She’s

Colour, says, “We look at red as a very Post and the TTC like to use her for what
noticeable and very strong colour.” Red she does best. She is able to get all eyes to
wants to be in the spotlight. hot, but loving. She’s look at her, no matter who is else around.

captivating, but angry.

Chu’s book explains how red draws Red will make her escape when it gets
the attention of the human eye because to be too much. According to Chu, it is
the, “rate of energy which is expressed proven that the first crayon out of a child’s
physically through wavelengths.” collection to go missing is most likely the
Red has long wavelengths with a tive god, Seth. She began to develop a miscuous. In Gary Marshall’s Pretty red one. “That means it is really attractive
low frequency of vibration. The retina negative connotation and was related Woman (1990), Julia Roberts portrays a and they like to use it,” she says.
distinguishes colours based on these to all that was evil and wrong. Egyptian prostitute, where she is depicted wear- Design and Colour explains that chil-
wavelengths. This makes red at the top scribes used her when writing nasty ing red lipstick and a red coat. dren learn certain responses to colours
of the natural order of colours, followed words. Similarly, Kim Cattrall, who played as they are growing up and how colour
by orange and then yellow. The schizophrenia begins. Samantha in the television series Sex can be related to tastes, sounds, tempera-
Red likes to be first. According to Pig- Red moved away from her evil side and the City, was often wearing red tures, textures or scents. She writes, “At
ments Through the Ages, a web exhibit, at cultural events. India, Korea and attire to accompany her promiscuous times, our feelings for a particular colour
red is the first colour humans can see. China used red for the colour of wed- character. may exist only at an unconscious level.”
It also says, “brain-injured persons suf- ding gowns. It is still prevalent to this Paula Brancati, the actress who is Red isn’t just about colour, she’s about
fering from temporary colour-blind- day. Chu says that in this case, red rep- Jane on Degrassi: The Next Generation, context. She’s hot, but loving. She’s capti-
ness start to perceive red before they resents joy and good luck. notices how the colour red is is used in vating, but angry. She’s lucky. She’s pro-
are able to discern any other colours.” Red also attached herself to garlands television. miscuous. She’s evil. And it’s certain that
Historically, red was put on a ped- and scarves at Roman weddings where “When red is chosen it’s very deliber- she’ll flush your cheeks in every moment
estal, just the way she wanted it. In the she represented love and fertility. ate,” says Brancati. “When I’ve played of embarrassment and ecstasy.

Orgasm: The four stages of pleasure

1. Excitement phase 2. Plateau phase 3. Orgasm 4. Resolution phase

This phase has an increase in heart In the second phase, the body This is the conclusion of the plateau The muscles relax, the blood
rate, breathing rate and blood continues to increase heart rate phase and is known for muscle pressure drops and the body calms
pressure. The nipples usually get and circulation. Muscle tension contractions in the lower pelvic down. The time it takes to fully relax
hard at this point. No pun intended. also is noticeable. Women will find muscles and involuntary actions. differs from person to person. For
The body also prepares for sexual the tissues of the outer third of the This includes all of that screaming some, it can take as long as a full 24
intercourse. vagina will swell. Men pre-ejaculate. and moaning. hours.
10 • The Eyeopener love & Sex Survey Wednesday, February 10, 2010 Wednesday, February 10, 2010 love & Sex survey The Eyeopener • 11

“Love is like the inside of a moist, warm brownie.” Draw your favourite
The Eyeopener’s annual Love and Sex Survey reveals Ryerson’s inner kink sex position
By Rebecca Burton and Gianluca Inglesi

The “Viennese Oyster” is a sex position that involves the

woman (or man) on their back with their ankles up by their
ears while the partner on top holds the calves for stability
and thrusts. To the average person this may sound tricky,
but one Ryerson student listed it as their favourite position
in this year’s love and sex survey.
Each year the Eyeopener sends out interns to gather Ry-
erson’s deepest secrets and dirtiest desires. After collect-
ing 181 surveys from across campus and spending 10 hours
tabulating the data, we discovered students get creative
when it comes to pleasing each other.
Twenty-eight per cent get rough with their partners by bit-
ing and scratching, while 19 per cent get off on dominance
or submission. On the extreme end, nine per cent liked fan-
tasy rape, and three per cent enjoyed erotic asphyxiation.
Now things get weird. Eight per cent of students polled are
turned on by vampirism. Eleven per cent enjoy exhibitionism
— and they’re doing the dirty all over campus, from oral sex
in the Ram to intercourse in the cafeterias. Bathrooms and
stairwells are easy targets, but you might want to check the
seat before your next lecture: one of the students polled “be-
gan to masturbate [in class] but stopped before too intense.”
We know you are lying when only 58 per cent admit to mas-
turbating, but the 68 per cent of you who are in love seem
sincere. Love, you said, feels “like hundreds of bunnies hug-
ging you,” and “like a long wonderful session of laughing.”
And the sex is better when you’re in love. “The fucks are
harder — more intentional,” you said. Love “makes it feel
more personal (and I can fart and it’s okay).”
Well, keep farting, and keep making love.

68% 25% 23% 8% 25%

Per cent that Per cent in long-term Per cent that Per cent turned Per cent turned on
are in love relationships are virgins on by bondage by role playing
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Sex is fucked
Wednesday, February 10, 2010 SEX IS FUCKED The Eyeopener • 1 3

A decade of sex
The last ten years changed everything about doing the dirty. Allyssia Alleyne lists the stand-outs

2000: Casual Encounters the public psyche, but also trans- for the opportunity to perform fellatio
Craigslist’s infamous Casual Encounters formed the celebrity sex tape into an on him. Glen Murphy Jr., the former
section has made bootycalls and no- accepted part of pop culture. We’re no president of the Young Republican
strings-attached hook-ups easier than longer scandalized by the thought of National Federation, faced criminal
ever. The section, which allows users our superstars getting down for the investigation after a young Republican
to post requests for sex that range camera. Since then, various celebri- claimed that Murphy got him drunk,
from innocent to indecent (pictures of ties from socialite Kim Kardashian to and sucked him off as he slept. Clearly
private parts optional), is available in all beauty queen Carrie Prejean to G-lister this party has more than skeletons in
cities served by Craigslist. If you think Dustin Diamond (AKA Screech from its closet.
that few people would actually consider Saved By The Bell), have released sex
posting on this site, think again. About tapes that have been met with more 2008: Sexting
two per cent of all posts on Craigslist yawns than gasps. The attention that sexting (sending
are in this section alone. sexually explicit messages or photos)
2005: Sex clubs are eh-ok received in 2008 forced the public to
2001: Dating voyeurism We don’t have laws on abortion, we question whether it was simple child’s
Reality television dating first started let our youth drink at 19 and our pot play or child porn. The public was so
in 2001, with a little show called laws are flimsy as wet rolling papers, concerned that The National Cam-
Temptation Island. Viewers watch so it should come as no surprise that paign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned
couples living in a house with a in 2005 the Supreme Court legal- Pregnancy and Cosmogirl.com felt the
group of singles to test the strength ized on-premises sex clubs. The 7-2 need to come together and conduct a
(or more commonly, weakness) of decision ensured that group sex and survey. The results showed that, of the
their relationships. The show ushered partner swapping in Toronto hedonist almost 1,300 youth surveyed, 20 per
in a wave of other TV dating shows, and pansexual clubs like Wicked and cent of those between 13 and 19, and
including The Bachelor, Joe Millionaire, Goodhandys could take place without 33 per cent of those between 20 and 26
and Flavor of Love. fear of awkward (and downright rude) had sent nude or semi-nude photos of
police intervention. themselves. Almost twice as many had
2002: Collarme.com sent sexually suggestive text messages.
Collarme.com is where Facebook, 2006: Brokeback Mountain But horny students weren’t the only
Craigslist, and the Marquis de Sade Could an unabashedly homoerotic film ones in on the game. High School Mu-
come together. This free BDSM web take home Best Picture at the Academy sical star Vanessa Hudgens had dirty
community allows visitors to create a Awards? Decades ago, the idea of this cell phone pics leaked three times.
profile and then either approach or be would have seemed impossible, but
approached by others interested in the in 2006, Brokeback Mountain came 2009: Love thy father
scene, including dommes, subs and extremely close to making this happen. Genetic Sexual Attraction (GSA) is
switches of every orientation. The site The Ang Lee-directed film, which was sexual attraction between adoptees
typically receives over 100,000 unique the first gay-themed, star-studded and their biological family members,
visits a day, and 100,000 of those are movie made for wide-screen release, including parents and siblings, after
unique visits. may not have taken home the top prize they are reunited during adulthood.
of the night, but winning Best Director In all honesty, this is more sad than
2003: Stripping at the gym and breaking down social prejudice kinky. The almost 250,000 Ontarians
There was a time when stripper poles weren’t bad consolation prizes. adopted in the last 88 years could find
were confined to seedy clubs and this out the hard way since Ontario
classy party buses. Nowadays, the 2007: Gay Republicans! gave adopted adults and their parents
pole can be found in gyms and fitness This seemed to be the year that all of the right to access birth registration
studios across the continent. Like most the pink elephants were on parade. and adoption orders for the first time
other mildly disturbing trends, this one
In this momentous year, not one, but since 1927.
can be traced back to Oprah. In 2003,
three prominent, anti-gay Republicans
Oprah featured California-based Sheila
were caught engaging in a variety 2010: Roxxxy
Kelley’s S Factor, a now popular pole
of very illicit homosexual acts. Larry The decade truly ended on a bang. Last
dancing and striptease studio, on her
Craig, a former Senate Liaison for Mitt month, True Companion, a New Jersey-
show. In Toronto, Arcadia Fitness offers
Romney’s presidential campaign, was based company, unveiled the first sex
pole dancing lessons.
arrested after trying to solicit sex from robot at the 2010 Adult Entertainment
2004: Celebrity sex tapes an undercover police officer in an air- Expo last month. The fully-customiz-
When Paris Hilton’s personal porno 1 port bathroom. Bob Allen, the former able and anatomically-correct dolls are
Night in Paris was released, nobody Florida Chairman of John McCain’s designed to be the ultimate compan-
knew who she was. After releasing the presidential campaign, was arrested ion. They talk, have five personalities
film she not only imprinted herself on after offering an undercover cop $20 to pick from and even orgasm.

You asked...
Q. How much is too Q. Is it bad that I Q. Will my boyfriend Q. Threesomes. Q. I wanna do it in a
much sexting? like the taste of cum? like an anal sex toy? Good or bad idea? park. Is that weird?
A. One in six teens do it. A. Hardly. Your male fan A. Many guys like to A. It could be fun. It adds A. Doing it in public is
It only takes a few seconds base will be huge — it drives be the one giving, and to the sex positions you hugely popular because it
to send a filthy text that most guys wild. And as long think anything else is can tackle and minimizes only increases the danger
would make your mother as you know your partner emasculating. But guys have the chance of being bored. factor. Rebellion is sexy,
blush. And you can do it is clean, then it’s not bad their own version of the There are a few things whether it’s the anxiety that
anywhere without anyone for you. It’s made up of G-spot; the prostate. That’s to consider though. All you might get caught or the
being suspicious. As for things we ingest every day, why the perineum is so three parties should be fact that you may offend
being excessive, just keep it like protein, citric acid and sensitive, because it’s located comfortable with the idea. a family enjoying a sunny
under control. As long as zinc. Experts have even gone beneath the skin. It can be Try thinking of it this afternoon. But you can’t be
you can still have a serious as far as calling it healthy. stimulated from outside, way, if you were to have completely careless because
conversation with the Studies are leading towards but if he really wants to feel sex with just that friend, the police can charge you if
person you’re seeing than it proof that semen acts as an it then venture deep, either would it just be a funny they catch you. So try and
isn’t really an issue. If not, antidepressant, lowers blood yourself or with a sex toy. memory, or would it have find some cover. Try a car
maybe it’s time to question pressure, and even clears up Use lots of lube and make a lasting impact on your or a washroom.
their intentions. acne. Sounds appetizing. sure you start small. relationship? You decide. ­— Gianluca Inglesi
14 • The Eyeopener sex is fucked Wednesday, February 10, 2010

How porn fucked sex

Is porn screwing with the way we have sex? Adriana Rolston investigates

The 15-year-old babysitter peruses Jeff Perera thinks so. The co-chair of Eaton Centre. “I started to get more
the living room’s VHS collection, slip- the Ryerson White Ribbon Campaign, sexually active and my morals were just
ping movies out of their cases until a a group dedicated to ending men’s thrown out the window. I became that
cheesy title catches her eye. The par- violence against women, says that if person that in my campus work now I
ents are out until 11 pm, the kids asleep, men who watch porn aren’t conscious try to reach out to.” Ejaculating on a woman’s
so she pops it in the VCR. A typical 80s of the unequal societal power dynam- According to a study conducted by
style porn scenario unfolds on the big ics between men and women it can Université de Montréal assistant pro-
screen TV. A man strips off a woman’s be a destructive thing. He grew up in fessor Simon Louis Lajeunesse, men’s face, or in her eyes, deep
clothes and she kneels to slip her a Christian household where sex was sexual tastes have more influence over
lips around his cock. At this moment a blacklisted topic and bought his first types of porn they watch, not the other
*Christine pulls the tape out. hardcore video at a nearby mini-mart way around. throating to the point of
“I remember being instantly fasci- for $9.99 at 20 years old. Porn became He conducted informal interviews
nated and repulsed,” she says, laugh- a way for Perera to explore and alleviate with 20 heterosexual, mostly Caucasian
ing. “It’s quite titillating and natural so I his growing sexual appetite. university students in their twenties in gagging, and ego-stroking
wanted to look but then sort of felt bad “What I liked about porn is that it 2009 and found that many of their sex-
about looking,” says the former Ryer- usually gets to what it’s all about,” says ual preferences were similar.
son student. Perera, snapping his fingers in a booth “The guys already had in their heads moans are a few other
When it comes to erotic videos al- at the Ram in the Rye pub. Porn skips the sexual fantasy,” says Lajeunesse.
most everyone is looking, and thanks the dinner date and runs right to the Although individual preferences stem
to the internet (does it serve another bedroom. from cultural scripts, in general it’s all popular techniques
purpose?) our eager 10 digits can play “Its male-centric, it’s tailored for my the same. But despite the increase in
with more than 4.2 million web pages need, that I need to get off.” porn’s accessibility, men’s sexual habits
of pornographic material. Fourteen per Statistically speaking, males use the were in the same conventional vein as often found on men’s
cent of porn users fall into the post- web to feed that need in larger num- their parents.
secondary student bracket between 18 bers, making up about 72 per cent of “It’s easy to say sexuality is every-
and 24 years old and 25 per cent of daily porn users. where. It’s an illusion.” Marianne*, a porn-come-true-wish lists
search engine requests are for porn. During a sexually unfulfilling rela- Ryerson student, agrees we are prob-
Gone are the days when you had to tionship Perera began to watch porn a ably no kinkier. But she says porn can
make a sketchy trip to the corner store lot. Preferably blow job scenes where influence men and women into adopt-
with the squinty eyes of the elderly he couldn’t see the man’s face, to better ing some fucked up perceptions of sex
clerk screaming “SINNER” as you slide insert himself into the scenario. But he if they can’t separate what’s going down
Cum Candy Cunts in Space 4 across the soon found the fantasy wasn’t enough, on the screen from reality. Marianne
counter. Now that we can access our he needed the whole picture. He began was called “a little whore” while lying
kinky fetishes within seconds, the fast sleeping around with different women across a former partner’s lap receiving
food consumption of porn is screwing at work, bars, strip clubs, even in an a spanking. She responded by slapping
around with how we fuck. empty classroom in the Sally Horsfield the spanker in the face. “Fuck no, we’re
Wednesday, February 10, 2010 sex is fucked The Eyeopener • 1 5

not going down that route.” She con- are concentrated in the clitoris. So it it. “What totally shuts down any part of
siders that kind of language degrad- needs to be given some attention, and my sex drive is if the performers don’t
ing to women and says the cliché lines that’s largely overlooked in mainstream look like they’re totally into it and they
are tangled up in the porn we watch. porn. “They (men) never do the reach don’t have chemistry. It’s just sort of this
Ejaculating on a woman’s face, or in her around. “That’s essential!”exclaims acted out routine.” She says the glut of
Men are held to unrealistic eyes (“pink eyeing”), deep throating to Marianne. Despite all the stereotypes, porn is fuelled by profit, while indepen-
the point of gagging, and ego-stroking she says porn can still be a positive in- dent films focus more on artistic value.
moans are a few other popular tech- fluence. “I’m sure some people watch it “I really feel like it is this fast food versus
performance standards niques found on men’s porn-come-true and it gives them ideas, makes their sex organic, free-range food that you can
wish lists. Women are also splattered life much more interesting.” have and maybe you don’t have one of
with porn-inspired misconceptions Most porn is, after all, fantasy. It is an those markets in your city.”
in porn, like having to about what is realistic and attractive idealized version of what we want sex to Christine says porn has the potential
during the horizontal limbo. Marianne be. Chelsea Miya, a fourth-year Ryerson to document the beauty of real sexual
says how the goods appear cinemati- broadcast student, agrees that although experiences, but most flicks transform
transform into a non-stop cally is sometimes in the back of her porn reflects our natural desires, a ma- the act into circus sex. Huge cocks, gi-
mind. “You become used to seeing jority of porn reflects straight, male de- gantic tits, big asses, grannies, fat wom-
yourself very much from a male per- sires. As a lesbian, she is turned off by en. Come one, come all.
human jackhammer spective. Not in terms of looking like a an industry that she feels misrepresents Miya says there is no such thing as a
blonde, fake boob, bubble-assed, skin- her sexuality. “Typical straight guy les- wrong fantasy. “You can fantasize about
ny slip of a thing. In terms of how you bian porn gives you the totally wrong something that’s not morally right and
or deliver mind-blowing position yourself and how you kind of view of lesbian sex. And they almost it’s still OK, because you can’t con-
display your body to your partner. You always have strap-ons or something trol what your fantasies are,” she says.
do a lot of arching your back to stretch like that because guys cannot fathom a Think rape-tastic tentacle porn, besti-
orgasms through vaginal yourself out.” woman having sex without some sort of ality, incest or lolita-style vids. But sex
Men fall into this trap when compar- penis involved, even if it’s a fake one. It’s rarely plays out like cliché, cookie cutter
ing how their cocks measure up. “You ridiculous.” porn scenarios and it’s better that way.
intercourse alone start to imagine how big is my dick She would rather see porn that de- Genuine sex can be fulfilling because it
compared to that guy’s dick? So it really picts realistic sex made by women for involves natural flaws, playfulness, and
extends to, would I be able to please women. According to Good For Her, spontaneity, much like an erotic bloop-
this woman if it was me?” says Perera. a woman-positive sex shop, feminist er reel. “The reality is sex is sloppy, you
Men are held to unrealistic per- porn needs to depict real pleasure and make mistakes, you fall down, you say
formance standards too, like having challenge pornographic stereotypes. something stupid, you go limp, some-
to transform into a non-stop human Christine enjoys watching feminist one gets hurt, pulls a muscle, you fin-
jackhammer or deliver mind-blowing porn because of the natural bodies and ish in two minutes, whatever it is, it’s all
orgasms through vaginal intercourse dynamics between actors. After her those things,” says Perera.
alone. These standards are ridiculous teenage babysitting incident she chose While porn may deliver a shiny, per-
and can be detrimental to a woman’s not to watch mainstream porn because fect package of sex, real sex is always a
orgasm. Eight thousand nerve endings it was so fake that she couldn’t relate to hell of a lot more kinky.
16 • The Eyeopener intimacy Wednesday, February 10, 2010

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Wednesday, February 10, 2010 intimacy The Eyeopener • 1 7

Getting close: a hands-on guide

There’s a reason you don’t want to cuddle
after a one-night stand. Intimacy takes 1. Eye to body
time. Behavioural psychologist Desmond
Morris identified 12 steps that lead to
physical intimacy. He found that couples 2. Eye to eye
who followed these steps were more likely
to stay together. Those who rushed or
skipped steps were likely to end up alone.
3. Voice to voice

4. Hand to hand

5. Arm to shoulder

6. Arm to waist

7. Mouth to mouth

8. Hand to head

9. Hand to body

10. Mouth to nipple

11. Hand to genitals

12. Sexual intercourse

on finishing
Get a start your degree

Troubleshooting intimacy

by rebecca burton mon to many people, particularly dur- turn off the lights during sex.
ing university. It’s an awkward stage of “I want to see the body that I’m going
If you don’t say what you want, you life as most students aren’t that self- inside of,” he says.
aren’t going to get it. assured, says Pam Goldasworthy, as- Self-esteem issues go both ways and
It’s a basic mantra you might read sistant manager of the Condom Shack. men experience it too.
in the latest Cosmopolitan to improve Carlos and his partner were able to First year student Will*, 19, gets
your sex life but also one of the biggest work it out, but it really turned him off. worried when past relationships are
roadblocks to intimacy — lack of com- “In an extreme case, I might not have brought up by his partner. He asks him-
munication. been hard anymore and then you get self the question: “am I bigger?”
“The first form of intercourse is ver- very conscious about trying to get it Will knows at this age many people
bal intercourse,” says personal thera- back up. Plus then your partner starts
pist Betty Stockley. to help out. It’s a big downward spiral,”
To become truly intimate with your he says. Intimate sex needs to
partner is very difficult because you Denise Rkulovic, manager of Change start off somewhere —
have to be emotionally and verbally in- lingerie store on Queen St. W., witness- foreplay, massages, wine.
AU student Marc in Toronto, Ontario, Canada timate as well, she says. es a lot of women having self-esteem Something to take off the
Lisa*, 18, knows she’s been in love issues before they even make it to the pressure and enjoy sex
Make it happen with transfer credit from Athabasca University. before but still finds it hard to have inti- bedroom. Women often come into the — Lisa
mate sex rather than ‘free for all’ sex — store looking for lingerie to hide their
At Athabasca University, our transfer credits can help you expand sex just because it feels good. “flabby” areas and talking about bad fat have had multiple partners but he
your academic options. Just ask Marc, who is on track to finish his “Intimate sex needs to start off some- that isn’t there. doesn’t want to be reminded of them.
degree at an Ontario university a year early. He’s doing this by taking where — foreplay, massages, wine. “It’s the thinnest girls, usually on the Stockley believes the easiest way to
some AU courses online during the summer while he works full-time, Something to take off the pressure and border of [size] four to six that want to have truly intimate sex is to talk to your
and is applying his AU course credits towards his degree. AU offers enjoy sex,” says Lisa. cover their bellies. The women that are partner. If one partner has low self-
over 700 courses delivered online and at a distance. And our flexible But getting to that truly intimate larger accept it more,” says Rkulovic. “It esteem than by talking about it — no
start times mean you can fit your course work into your schedule. stage is hit with common roadblocks should be all about making what you’ve whining — the other can reassure them.
Transferability. Another reason why AU stands out as a global leader like self-esteem issues and anxiety over got look amazing.” “There is a specialness at the begin-
in distance learning excellence. past relationships. Rkulovic feels that men just aren’t ning [of a relationship] but it can go out
Carlos*, 18, recalls a sexual experi- in tune with what women are inse- once the couple gets together. You need
ence he had with a girl that apologized cure about. They don’t see the depth of to keep the sparks flying. It’s important
1-800-788-9041 profusely for how bad she was because women’s pores or how straight women’s to make the other person feel special,”
she hadn’t had sex in awhile. hair is, she says. said Stockley.
But this lack of self-esteem is com- Carlos doesn’t like how many women *names have been changed
18 • The Eyeopener intimacy Wednesday, February 10, 2010

When kink isn’t hot enough

Lauren Strapagiel looks at how intimacy is the key to the most intense sex of your life

or the first six months of her sex life with lutely ruined, if she did not [orgasm].” he admits that at the time, he got quiet about his cy, asking a partner to do something differently
Greg, Sarah* only orgasmed twice. Sarah would spend the day silently fuming. She feelings too. just becomes a threat to their sexual prowess.
It’s not that he wasn’t trying to make bottled up her resentment, then felt worse when Asking for a little more touching here, a little

her cum. When Greg felt himself getting close he the guilt of being upset with Greg set in. She didn’t hat silence isn’t exactly a precursor for in- more licking there, just gets interpreted as “you’re
would switch it up and go down on her, trying to blame him personally for it, and didn’t want him timacy, which requires communication to a bad lover.”
make sure they both got a chance to climax. to feel bad about it, so she would stop herself work. Getting there can be tough, but the To Jansen, intimacy is a deep, emotional con-
But then she would stop him. from talking about how she felt. payoff is worth it. Intimacy means a closer con- nection with another. But achieving intimacy isn’t
“She didn’t want me to waste my time or some- She wasn’t saying a word, but Greg knew she nection between partners. And that translates to easy. Jansen says it can be downright terrifying.
thing stupid like that, but I loved doing it,” says was upset. He didn’t blame himself either, but he better, hotter sex. “It’s a really scary thing to be intimate. It’s
Greg. “I just wanted her to feel good.” also didn’t want to feel like he couldn’t get her off. “That’s what intimacy is, being able to say ‘I about being vulnerable and that’s not valued in
Sarah became fixated on getting off every “It made me feel like I wasn’t necessarily doing have no clue what the hell I’m doing’ as opposed our culture.
single time from penetration. She resented Greg what was right for her.” And to ‘I’m going to do what I think I’m supposed to “It’s about allowing someone to see you and
when she didn’t finish, to the point do,” says Carlyle Jansen, owner of Good For trusting they’re still going to love you. That they’re
where, “Her day was ru- Her, a feminist sex toy shop in Toronto. gonna still be hot for you and they’re not going
ined, abso- She says when a relation- to drop you there and
ship lacks intima- tell everybody your
Wednesday, February 10, 2010 intimacy The Eyeopener • 1 9

reg never had that sense of security. eing physically close, touching one an- For Her, and she gets couples to finish sentences get too wrapped up in how Greg felt and didn’t
“I just always had this feeling of other, having sex — it can sound like inti- like “I love it when you...” and “It really gets me hot concentrate on her own pleasure. But with the
doubt, like I could get dropped off at macy, but James Cunningham says this is when you...” exercise she focused on every touch. And where
the edge of a cliff at any second.” a misuse of the word. She uses physical intimacy exercises to bring before she would wait for Greg to do something
Both in their third year at Ryerson, they met “If we have sexual contact but there is no emo- couples together. In one, someone lays down and to her — to turn her on, to make that first move
in first-year residence, but had known of each tional connection made at all, then we might as tells their partner exactly how to touch them. The — this time she took a more active role.
other by a friend-of-a-friend connection. well be masturbating.” Cunningham has been giver’s only job is to follow instructions with no as- “I realized that it was my responsibility to get
They quickly grew close, and Sarah found her- teaching PHL 606, Philosophy of Love and Sex at sumptions, no interpretations. As the directions myself into the mood too.”
self going in and out of “massive crushes” on her Ryerson for nine years. continue they should always offer a positive and a

new best friend. By summer they were dating. “We confuse physical contact with physical in- new suggestion: “I like where you’re touching me, recent study in The Canadian Journal of
Right away, Sarah’s friends warned Greg: don’t timacy. I can imagine circumstances where sexual but do it more softly.” Keep it up for 20 to 30 min- Human Sexuality explored what made
get too comfortable, she doesn’t like being tied contact makes no connection, and we’ll still call utes, then switch roles. Jansen says this teaches for “great sex.” The researchers found
down. that intimacy. And I think that’s wrong.” couples how to communicate what they want. eight key things: “being present, connection,
The first break-up lasted 15 minutes. She sur- To find that connection, couples need to work Sarah and Greg tried this out, and in Sarah’s deep sexual and erotic intimacy, extraordinary
prised him with a ticket to see indie rock band on their intimacy when they’re not between the words, “it was epic.” communication, interpersonal risk-taking and
Bruce Peninsula, and just before the show they exploration, authenticity, vulnerability and tran-
had a fight, and arrived at the venue pissed off. scendence.” In a word: intimacy.
Sarah looked Greg straight in the eyes and Note that technical expertise didn’t make the
yelled, “we should just break up.” As soon as we were actually intimate and really close, whenever we felt list. Physical sensation and orgasming were only
“What?” He couldn’t hear over the music. connected as people, the sex was great. minor components and study participants said
“WE SHOULD JUST BREAK UP!” — Sarah, third-year Ryerson student they weren’t even required for a good romp.
Sarah felt liberated. Greg was crushed. They Satisfying sex doesn’t come from orgasming
found a quieter spot and talked it out. Neither of sheets. And it’s all about communication — but a every time, and it can’t be found by trying to

them really wanted to break up, she just wanted very particular kind of communication. t was late, and they were both tired and head- spice things up with kink.
some space. Jansen says people assume their partners know ing to bed. Sarah suggested they try out the “That’s how people think they’re going to find
That break-up, albeit short, set a precedent why and how much they’re loved, but they still exercise, just for 10 minutes. Then it turned intimacy,” says Jansen. She says kinky relation-
for the rest of the relationship. The breaking up need to hear it. Couples need to actively commu- into 15. Then it turned into an hour. Then it turned ships can have intimacy, but it’s because that
and making-up continued. nicate their appreciation of one another. into sex. Twice. bond was formed first. Otherwise it’s just roller
The constant ups and downs made Greg feel “It’s not about being really clear when some- “We had sex once and were like ‘woah that was coaster — it’s a rush, but there’s no substance.
like he was never 100 per cent into the relation- body pisses you off or being honest about every- so amazing, we loved it,’” says Sarah. “We felt re- “It’s fun and it’s in the moment. It’s wild. It’s
ship, and the disconnect showed itself when it thing, although those are really important too,” ally intimate and close.” exciting. And then when you’re done, it’s done,”
came to sex. says Jansen. “It’s about the things we all like to hear They both felt more in the moment. “There she says. “If you’re looking for something a little
“As soon as we were actually intimate and re- and we think the other person already knows.” wasn’t pressure. I just took time to feel everything more sustainable and something a little deeper
ally close, whenever we felt connected as people, Even “I love you” can lose meaning when said and enjoy and savour,” says Sarah. “It made me that can incorporate an endorphin rush, then
the sex was great,” says Sarah. “But as soon as we out of habit, so it’s important to be more specific. feel everything so much more intensely.” what you’re looking for is intimacy.”
weren’t, then it was bad.” Jansen runs intimacy workshops out of Good Sarah even had an orgasm. Before she would *names have been changed

Ryerson Black History

The R yerson Students’ Union & United Black Students at R yerson present:

Month 2010
All Eyes on Haiti
Thursday, February 11, 2010
Panel Discussion: Haiti Then to Now:
What Can Be Done to Ensure Haiti’s Future?

POD152, Featuring:
Hub Cafeteria • Haiti Action Network
• David Delisca
6:30-8:30pm • Professor Melanie Newton of the University of Toronto

Ram in the Rye

9pm Haiti Fundraiser
Performances by:
Ian Kamau, J. Nichole, David Delisca and many more.

For more info contact: Lise de Montbrun,

All funds go to Haiti though Partners in Health Vice-President of Student Life & Events, vp.life@rsuonline.ca
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