Category Archives: Intersectionality

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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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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Complicity in violence

We are all complicit in violence, no matter how good our intents are…. I have experienced a lot of violence, but I have also perpetrated a lot of violence. My mere sitting here on unceded territory as a white settler … Continue reading

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Dandelion Crazy… I am only as crazy as the world makes me… Just like a dandelion that loses its mind to the wind.

I have been having a lot of conversations recently around addictions, homelessness, mental health, abuse, and the like. Last night I went to an amazing benefit concert around mental health and heard some courageous people tell their stories and all … Continue reading

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In Response to the article “Is it time to stop reading books from white men?”

As a white person, I know I hold a very strong platform for being heard. I would hope that as I work on this blog I am heard for the things I discuss around sexuality, class, ability, and other identities … Continue reading

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I was homeless at 18 during my first year of college (not to mention some of my teen years during high school)… It made it incredibly difficult to function and attend classes. I ended up dropping out for a year … Continue reading

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Police Motto

Instead of “To Serve and Protect”- the police motto should be: Easier to give cash than change. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/12/10/cops-give-gifts-instead-of-tickets-lowell_n_6301078.html

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