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#ManUpInspire @ManUpLDHSS

Yesterday it was a full house at Ottawa's City Hall for the 2018 ManUp Conference. It was an honour to be there and meet the young men who are tackling issues around gender based violence.This years event was hosted by TSN's Ian Mendes and we di [...]

2018-04-27T17:06:48+00:00April 27th, 2018|Categories: Engaging Men|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on #ManUpInspire @ManUpLDHSS

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+00:00December 12th, 2017|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Consent is a Human Right #MeToo

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+00:00January 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+00:00August 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+00:00July 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+00:00April 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+00:00March 23rd, 2016|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on For Survivors Everywhere
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