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ManUp @ManUpLDHSS

Last week I had the honour to attend a ManUp meeting in Ottawa to discuss the role young men play in ending violence against women. Rehtaeh's life mattered to these guys enough that they've taken it upon themselves to do something about her tragic story and do what they can do so it doesn't happen to someone else. When I look back at the past [...]

Open Letter to Doug Ford by Rayne Fisher-Quann

Head Organizer Rayne Fisher-Quann's speech at the March for Our Education rally in Toronto, 21 July 2018. Please give her a follow and say thanks - Rayne on Twitter. "Hey everyone!! As some of you know, yesterday was the March for Our Education protest. I can't express enough how incredible of an experience it was for me, and how amazing it [...]

2018-07-24T09:38:49+00:00July 24th, 2018|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Open Letter to Doug Ford by Rayne Fisher-Quann

Barry Winters Gets His Day #Edmonton #RehtaehParsons

Some  content may be NSFW. Barry Winters finally got the wish he's had for years. He's finally a famous blogger. Edmonton police said Winters was arrested in connection with the operation of multiple hate-based websites, dating back to 2012. Winters has been writing since at least 2009, although many of his older blog posts have been removed [...]

Dispatches from Cyberspace

Dispatches from Cyberspace is my attempt to write more by writing less. Just my random thoughts about recent events, my life, and my much loved and missed daughter ~ Rehtaeh  America Elects Donald J. Trump I don't even know what to say about a man who can attain a country's highest office despite numerous women accusing him of abuse, harassm [...]

2016-11-18T20:03:27+00:00November 17th, 2016|Categories: Random Posts|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Dispatches from Cyberspace

Remembering #JamieHubley #mentalhealth

Today marks the 5th anniversary of Jamie Hubley's death. Jamie's family is very much on my mind. I hope they can find a memory to smile about today, and everyday. The following was written by a young man inspired by Jamie. He is one of many. On this very day. Five years ago. I walked into the library at my highschool to finish some homework durin [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:40+00:00October 15th, 2016|Categories: Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Remembering #JamieHubley #mentalhealth

Nova Scotia Underage ‘Sexting Ring’ Trial Will Test New Law

Canning said he thinks more education should be a bigger priority than punitive laws. He believes his daughter's story should be shared by educators as a warning of the worst-case scenario involving cyberbullying. Source: Nova Scotia Underage ‘Sexting Ring’ Trial Will Test New Law | VICE | Canada [...]

2016-09-14T12:48:51+00:00August 17th, 2016|Categories: Social Media|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Nova Scotia Underage ‘Sexting Ring’ Trial Will Test New Law

Finally, Good News for Carol Todd #AmandaTodd

Carol Todd, the mother of British Columbia teenager Amanda Todd, may finally have some justice. One of the men who tormented Amanda to death can be brought to Canada to face charges after an Amsterdam court approved his extradition. Aydin Coban has to face charges in the Netherlands for sexual assault and the extortion of 39 other victims before [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:43+00:00June 28th, 2016|Categories: Social Media|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Finally, Good News for Carol Todd #AmandaTodd

April 1 – #endrapeculture

This week is really going to suck. Three years ago April 7th Rehtaeh died. I miss her so much. We had a lot of fun together. >>>> I've spend a month trying to figure out what to write and I still haven't finished the first sentence. So... I'm going to do some posts about what I've learned in the last three years. Maybe this will help [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:51+00:00April 1st, 2016|Categories: Rehtaeh Parsons|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on April 1 – #endrapeculture

Anti-cyberbullying law created after Rehtaeh Parsons’s death struck down

According to CBC News the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia has struck down an anti-cyberbullying law passed in response to Rehtaeh's death. Supreme Court Justice Glen MacDougall ruled the cyberbullying law must be eliminated right away with no chance to rewrite the law. I just opened CBC's site up on my laptop to see her picture staring back at me. Ev [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:54+00:00December 11th, 2015|Categories: Rehtaeh Parsons|Tags: , |1 Comment
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