UPDATE: CBC Ottawa interviewed me about this blog post. Click here to listen to the interview. The corresponding CBC article can be found here. Caster Semenya lost her appeal of her discrimination case. For more info, you can check out the link below: “BBC- As the South African athlete loses her discrimination case against the … Continue reading Not “Woman-Enough” to Compete: The Curious (Disgusting) Case of Caster Semenya
OTTAWA — A chronology of events in the SNC-Lavalin controversy:Feb. 19, 2015 – The RCMP lays corruption and fraud charges against Montreal-based engineering and construction firm SNC-Lavalin, over allegations it used bribery to get government business in Libya. Source: Timeline: SNC-Lavalin and Jody Wilson-Raybould | National Post What bothers me about the ousting of Jodi … Continue reading It’s the Liberal Party — Not Wilson-Raybould — that has acted “unconscionably”
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was publicly shamed for sneaking a chocolate bar into the House of Commons. Source: Justin Trudeau Apologizes For Eating A Chocolate Bar In The House Of Commons – Narcity I have an unpopular opinion. Here goes: Just like many houses of worship, the House of Commons is a place of decorum … Continue reading Trudeau Eats A Chocolate Bar in the House of Commons and an Emerging Pattern…
I think the most groundbreaking discovery of this week — perhaps this year — is the discovery that I probably am demisexual. Just when I thought I had figured myself out, I discover that I might just be a member of the LGBTQ2IA+ community afterall. Gosh — so many thoughts!!! My mind is bursting with … Continue reading *GASP* I’m Demisexual!
The irony of #BellLetsTalk is that there will be a lot of talking today but no real conversation, and we desperately need to have and continue to have a very real conversation about mental health. So many people will text and retweet today, without narry a thought on assessing their own mental health or how … Continue reading #BellLetsTalk But Let’s Really Talk
Wait… why don’t people like this ad? “But on social media, one man called it ‘a condescending ad from a company that relies on men buying their products.’ Another wrote that ‘being a man is not a disease nor a pathology,’ adding that ‘it is grotesque to repeatedly ascribe collective guilt onto half of … Continue reading Gillette Ad With a #MeToo Edge Attracts Support and Outrage – The New York Times
By now you’ve read (or should have read) my response to the viral article “I Am a Single Christian Woman and I Like Sex”. I had posted my response on Twitter, and as per my custom, I tagged the original author. Usually, when I do this, the original author does not respond, and I thought … Continue reading The Author of “I’m a Single Christian Woman and I Like Sex” Responded to My Response. Here’s What She Said…