Not “Woman-Enough” to Compete: The Curious (Disgusting) Case of Caster Semenya

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

Gillette Ad With a #MeToo Edge Attracts Support and Outrage – The New York Times

  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

I Cannot Support a Church that Openly Discriminates Against Women

The Seventh-day Adventist Church has never been on the right side of history. We’ve had many opportunities to get things right and to redeem ourselves, to be world leaders and stalwarts of progress, morality and equality, especially in the matter of women’s ordination, but the church seems intent on being wrong. This insistence on being … Continue reading I Cannot Support a Church that Openly Discriminates Against Women

American Cops Take Note: It is Possible to A) Recognize a Gun and B) Not Immediately Shoot

At least nine pedestrians were killed in Toronto yesterday when a man in a white Ryder van systematically mowed over any and everyone in his path. The intersection is very familiar to me.  As a former TTC commuter who used to live in the city’s northeast end,  Yonge and Finch was pretty much my second … Continue reading American Cops Take Note: It is Possible to A) Recognize a Gun and B) Not Immediately Shoot