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Consent is a Human Right #MeToo

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 v [...]

2017-12-12T12:23:53+00:00 December 12th, 2017|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

CONSENT IS NOT A GREY AREA

Blaming victims of sexual assault has been around since the days of Lot when the biblical hero raped his own children and blamed it on them and alcohol. If you know the story, you'd also know a few days earlier Lot offered his daughters to some [...]

2017-01-05T16:13:10+00:00 January 4th, 2017|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on CONSENT IS NOT A GREY AREA

SlutWalk Toronto 2016

We took part in SlutWalk Toronto yesterday. The route was from Church St. north to Bloor, then down to Queen's Park. It felt good to be around like-minded people who are fighting to end rape culture, victim blaming, sexism, and patriarchy. SlutWalk [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:41+00:00 August 7th, 2016|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on SlutWalk Toronto 2016

Being Female is Complex by Leah Parsons #Tedx

Published on Jul 14, 2016 Leah takes us on a journey from her childhood, through the joy of motherhood, and then the tragic loss of her daughter Rehtaeh. She asks us ......what are the conversations we need to have as men and women, everywhere? Con [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:42+00:00 July 15th, 2016|Categories: Rehtaeh Parsons|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Being Female is Complex by Leah Parsons #Tedx

Nova Scotia funds consent education for young men

I'm in Mexico and just read this announcement from the Nova Scotia Government. I am beyond happy about this. Nova Scotia is funding new programs to teach young men about consent and "positive masculinity," in a bid to address the causes of sexual vi [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:49+00:00 April 19th, 2016|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Nova Scotia funds consent education for young men

For Survivors Everywhere

Sexual Assault Centres - Canada Court Action and Solidarity #WeBelieveSurvivors Thursday, March 24, 2016 Meet at 8: 00 am Where: Old City Hall 60 Queen Street West Show Up: Bring your signs/banners and stand in solidarity outside Old City Hall t [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:51+00:00 March 23rd, 2016|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on For Survivors Everywhere

Podcast – The Third Wave

[su_divider top="no" divider_color="#000000"] The Audio Blog this week features an interview I did on the Third Wave radio program hosted by the amazing Julie Lalonde. We spoke about the Police Review of Rehtaeh's case that was released last week. I' [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:59+00:00 October 15th, 2015|Categories: Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Podcast – The Third Wave
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