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Bill C-32 Victims Bill of Rights Act


Last week Bill C-32 became law in Canada. One of the Bills more meaningful measures is that it will “eliminate sentencing discounts for child sex offenders who commit crimes against multiple children.” A provision long past due. A film screened at HotDocs in Toronto this past spring, Survivors Rowe told the story of just such an sickening injustice in sentencing. ...

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Memory Stones


After the first anniversary of Rehtaeh’s death her mom, Leah Parsons, started a memory stone project. She paints stones with Rehtaeh’s name on them and asks people to place them wherever they choose as a way to spread the message about sexual violence and as a way to remember our daughter. Since the first stone was placed I’ve been amazed ...

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Bad Apples and DDS


The Report of the Task Force on Misogyny, Sexism and Homophobia in Dalhousie University Faculty of Dentistry was released yesterday. During a press conference panel leader Constance Backhouse detailed findings related to the misogynistic comments made by some members of Dalhousie University’s dentistry program. Backhouse says the task force “concluded that overall, Dalhousie’s policies relating to sexual harassment issues are ...

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Gay in America


It was a different world for millions of people south of the Canadian border when the sun set yesterday. The United States Supreme Court finally made same-sex marriage a reality in the 13 states that had continued to use religious bigotry disguised as government to oppress and stigmatize love.

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