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It starts as early as birth

It starts as early as birth with all pink toys (dolls, kitchen toys, etc.) for girls and colourful action toys for boys. Everything from medicine to the entertainment is researched and created with men in mind. Lack of representation and good female leads. It continues in Kindergarten when dress codes are used to put the... Continue Reading →

We all have fears

We all have fears. It's completely and absolutely natural to have them. The problem arise when we start letting these fears rule us. It is easy to let our fears slowly take over our lives without us even noticing. As a person with anxiety, I have to constantly remind myself not to organize my life... Continue Reading →

Don’t be that idiot

Please don't be that idiot who thinks he's so special that not only he should never hear the word no, and that everyone should bend over to be in your good graces. It's not an eye for an eye There is nothing that makes you look more like a moron than a man that call... Continue Reading →

Are you a creative person?

If you are a creative person, the right hemisphere of your brain is very active. You have a lot of innovative ideas. When you face a difficult situation, you trust your intuition instead of relying on critical thinking. You know perfectly well that every step you take in your life is a lesson for you.... Continue Reading →

We put so much upon ourselves

Talking with my best friend, my daughter and others in my life, I came to the conclusion that most of the things that make us feel bad always comes down chasing perfection. We put so much upon ourselves. We have this vision of how things should be, how they should feel, how it should work... Continue Reading →

Your presence on earth makes a difference

Your presence on earth makes a difference whether you realize it or not. Just being yourself makes a profound difference. Don't forget that. "Each of us has that right, that possibility, to invent ourselves daily. If a person does not invent herself, she will be invented. So, to be bodacious enough to invent ourselves is... Continue Reading →

No one is perfect

No one is perfect. Most of us realize that no matter how much knowledge we have, we still have a lot to learn. Knowing that there is a lot we don't know, gives us a lot of things to strive for. Human beings constantly need to learn, to dream, to discover, to move forward. Learning,... Continue Reading →

Privilege is not linear

White privilege is real. Patriarchy is real. Straight privilege is real. Privilege is not linear. It overlaps and intersects. Although Patriarchy is very real and oppresses all women, it does not erase the racial privilege that white women have.  It highlights the inherent gendered nature of  all forms of oppression. The thing about privilege is that... Continue Reading →

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