Holocaust Remembrance Day

Today is International Holocaust Remembrance Day. It is an international memorial day held on 27 January. The goal is to commemorate the tragedy of the Holocaust that occurred during the Second World War. The fact that that many of our youth don't even know this because it isn't properly taught in schools is pretty sad.... Continue Reading →

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 21st marks Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Please don't forget to care about race on the 364 days that aren’t Martin Luther King Jr. day. A lot of things were legal before people took a stand and refused to accept status quo, let's stand firmly on the right side of history this time. That's... Continue Reading →

Speak out

Women constantly make themselves smaller in the face of violence, or to try and avoid violence. If you have to hide, I understand and I honour any steps you need to take for your safety. The rest of us need to speak out for those who can't do it themselves. Hiding is not how we... Continue Reading →

Women are living human beings

There is such an intensive pressure to correspond to the standards. As if, to be entitled to a strict minimum of respect, women have to at least fit in the mould in terms of appearance, weight and fashion. Women are living human beings. They are not property or dolls to be told what to wear... Continue Reading →

There’s no room for hate

There’s no room for hate. We have to love and respect each other. Yes, I'm willing to risk losing friendships because someone is homophobic, trans-phobic, sexist or racist if they refuse to do better. Humans rights aren't a question about opinion. They are human rights. Everyone should be standing for them. Everyone should be standing... Continue Reading →

I stand behind Colin Kaepernick

I'm Canadian and I stand behind Colin Kaepernick. I don't understand why people are so mad about an individual taking a knee during the national anthem to protest the injustice associated with police brutality directed at black people. I'm really perplexed by the irony in this controversy. The flag of the United States of America... Continue Reading →

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