Category Archives: Discussions

Homelessness

http://www.vox.com/2016/3/8/11173304/homeless-in-america Well, this article had me in tears. I’ve been homeless more than a couple times from the age of 8 to my early 20’s. I still feel the constant pressure of not being able to afford my basic living … Continue reading

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Politics of therapy

http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2016/03/15/why-therapists-should-talk-politics/ This article is hugely important… and it was life changing for me to be able to have a therapist who was political. The reality is folks go to therapists for a multitude of reasons, but most all of them … Continue reading

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I really wanna know.

Hey University of Victoria, I’m just curious…. How many bicycle theft complainants have had to go through EQHR or the Judicial affairs process before they were counted as stats? Do thefts have to be reported to the police, have the … Continue reading

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UVic’s transanatgonism and continued sexual violence is not going away

I have seen a lot of talk from folks about the statement Jamie Cassels released today about sexualized violence. I have already posted my thoughts on it in relation to sexualized violence that has been making the news, but I … Continue reading

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UVic releases statement on Sexualized Violence and it is bull.

First I want to acknowledge that Jamie Cassels statement can be celebratory for folks and those who’ve been impacted by sexualized violence and that is 100% absolutely without a doubt, valid. Anyone with these experiences can feel however they want … Continue reading

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Massacre in Charleston, is mental illness to blame?

I fully disagree that mental illness had anything to do with Dylan Roof killing nine people in a Charleston church. People want to write off this level of hatred and harm as some kind of ‘crazy’, but the scary and … Continue reading

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Feminism vs. Egalitarianism…. Equality vs.Equity…. It’s all the same, right?

This reminds me of the analogy that says egalitarianism/feminism are like a race track… Egalitarianism is a race track where all runners begin from the same, straight line….. Since all start from the same point, it is equal for all, … Continue reading

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