/Random Posts

Understanding Ontario’s Sex Ed Curriculum by @NadineThornhill

Nadine Thornhill has been helping families and educators talk to kids about sex for over a decade. She has a Doctor of Education in Child and Adolescent Sexuality and is a member of The Sexuality and Information Council of Canada. About Nadine After twenty years working in theatre, Nadine’s career in sex education began with part-time job a [...]

2018-09-18T22:44:26+00:00September 18th, 2018|Categories: Random Posts, Sexual Assault|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Understanding Ontario’s Sex Ed Curriculum by @NadineThornhill

The Dog

This touching tribute to "The Dog" is in a Toronto park where we walk Alice. Willy must have been a very special companion. My sunshine doesn't come from the skies, It comes from the love in my dog's eyes. Unknown Poet If you find yourself in a bad place please reach out to a safe person. If you know someone who could use a listener [...]

2018-09-03T21:24:57+00:00September 3rd, 2018|Categories: Random Posts|Tags: |Comments Off on The Dog

Judge Nancy Spies Rules Intoxicated Men Not Responsible For Rape

As if going to court wasn't hard enough for victims, Ontario Superior Court Judge Nancy Spies has ruled intoxication is now a defence for rape. The ruling clears the way for anyone accused of sexual assault to simply say they were to drunk to be guilty. This right on the heels of Nova Scotia Judge Gregory Lenehan's not guilty verdict after a c [...]

2018-08-30T15:50:32+00:00August 30th, 2018|Categories: Random Posts, Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment

It’s Called Mélancolie

I can’t imagine any other image that could make someone understand what it feels like. The quite emptiness, the void, the weight of this eternal sadness. This sculpture is simply called Mélancolie. It was created by Romanian artist Albert Gyorgy and is located in Geneva, Switzerland. If you find yourself in a bad place please reach [...]

2018-08-07T23:24:52+00:00August 7th, 2018|Categories: Mental Health, Random Posts|2 Comments

Rest in Peace Ashlee

Ashlee Kearse, a vibrant Nova Scotian who was shot and paralyzed during a home invasion in 2015, passed away this morning. Ashlee was only 23 and showed a great deal of courage as she struggled to walk again. Our thoughts are with her mom Wendy, her family, and her friends. You will be missed Ashlee. Your smile, even in your worst days, was in [...]

2018-07-05T11:25:49+00:00July 3rd, 2018|Categories: Random Posts|Comments Off on Rest in Peace Ashlee

#InternationalWomensDay #IWD2018

"Let's be very clear: Strong men - men who are truly role models - don't need to put down women to make themselves feel powerful. People who are truly strong lift others up. People who are truly powerful bring others together." - Michelle Obama Today I give thanks for the most amazing woman I have ever met. Thank you Krista. You are my strengt [...]

2018-03-09T08:58:21+00:00March 8th, 2018|Categories: Random Posts|Comments Off on #InternationalWomensDay #IWD2018

Merry Christmas

From our home to yours - Merry Christmas! We hope your day is filled with love and joy. If you find yourself in a bad place please reach out to a safe person. If you know someone who could use a listener, let them know you're there no matter what you have to do. Where to get help: 1. Kids Help Phone: Call 1-800-668-6868 or visit www.k [...]

2017-12-25T13:52:52+00:00December 25th, 2017|Categories: Random Posts|Comments Off on Merry Christmas

“You deserve rape” Guy Hit with Comments

Preacher carrying ‘you deserve to be raped’ sign was hit over the head by baseball bat-wielding woman outside a high school in Glendale, Arizona. At the time of the assault the man was using a megaphone to tell students they're going to hell. I'm not going to post his video (he doesn't deserve the views) but RawStory has an article about the i [...]

2017-06-12T22:31:17+00:00June 12th, 2017|Categories: Random Posts|Tags: , , |Comments Off on “You deserve rape” Guy Hit with Comments

Dispatches from Cyberspace – Christmas 2016

Dispatches from Cyberspace are random writings about recent events, my life, and my much loved and missed daughter ~ Rehtaeh Parsons    Christmas 2016 Merry Christmas. I wish you and yours a day filled with joy and peace. There's something comforting in Christmas and this morning was really comforting for me. I woke up early to the smel [...]

2016-12-25T16:55:29+00:00December 25th, 2016|Categories: Random Posts|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Dispatches from Cyberspace – Christmas 2016
Load More Posts