Proceeds from SUSK’s bake sale went toward helping wounded soldiers in Ukraine by fundraising for medical supplies and donating to the families. The Ukrainian army has had to rely on crowd funding for medical and war fighting supplies.

I don’t mean to be speculative, but drawing attention to racial divides is dangerous, and that is exactly what this sex strike in Crimea symbolizes. While I applaud these women for their efforts to engage in their own political situation, a sex strike may ultimately lead to more hate and violence.

Russia is in the wrong. Not just on this issue, but also in the government’s actions against political opponents and the LGBTQ+ community. Extended Russian power means a world with less freedom of speech and affiliation. How to best respond should be debated endlessly and acted upon relentlessly. Canada has more than a million people of Ukrainian ancestry. Make no mistake this crisis involves us.