We still have a pay gap

We have had legislation in Canada saying that pay should be equal for men and women for decades now but we still have a pay gap. The Canadian workforce still struggles with a gender pay gap that affects all women, especially women of colour. I think that now people are starting to realize that this... Continue Reading →

When you have to go, you have to go

When you have to go, you have to go. It doesn't matter what age, gender or sexual orientation. We all need to go to the bathroom. Since June 2016, transgender children can officially change their sex. Since the law was amended, young people aged 14 and over can apply to the Registrar for an official... Continue Reading →

The letter of the law

Sometime the letter of the law wins over the spirit of the law. A law is established to protect it’s citizens, which it does in most circumstances. What happens when that same law places it’s citizens in danger? Should it still apply because the law is the law or should we be using our judgement... Continue Reading →

Why it’s cultural appropriation

There is a lot of debate online and offline about what cultural appropriation means and how it applies. One example from my own cultural background makes it really clear to me why it's cultural appropriation. For Native Americans, each feather of a headdress is awarded for a specific honour. That's why the length of the... Continue Reading →

Is Luc Besson a pedophile?

In 1991, movie director Luc Besson, who was then 32 years old, met and eventually married model Maïwenn Le Besco when she was only 15. If this isn't child marriage and paedophilia, I don't know what is. My oldest step-child is 15 and I wouldn't let her get married no matter how in love she... Continue Reading →

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