/Tag: Rehtaeh

Happy Birthday Rehtaeh

You would turn 22 today. All the things I never had a chance to say, the art I've never seen, Your dreams, unrealized and forgotten. And this awful emptiness in my heart. I think of you always, always, but never like today. Happy Birthday sweetheart. I love you ❤️ If you find yourself in a bad place please reach out to a safe person. [...]

2017-12-09T17:17:55+00:00December 9th, 2017|Categories: Rehtaeh Parsons|Tags: |3 Comments

Myths, Misconceptions, and Rape Culture

[su_box title="rape culture:" style="noise" box_color="#666666"]A concept that links rape and sexual violence to the culture of a society, and in which prevalent attitudes and practices normalize, excuse, tolerate, and even condone rape. Examples of behaviors commonly associated with rape culture include victim blaming, sexual objectification, and [...]

Leah Parsons: If It Happened to Rehtaeh, It Could Happen to Anyone

Special by Leah Parsons [su_dropcap size="3"]M[/su_dropcap]y daughter Rehtaeh Parsons committed suicide last year at the young age of seventeen. At a time when Rehtaeh was developing who she would become, she was socially assassinated for making the mistake that many teens make; she experimented with alcohol. One night changed her life forever a [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:21+00:00March 15th, 2014|Categories: Rehtaeh Parsons|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

The Rehtaeh Parsons Tragedy: Interview with her Father Glen Canning

[su_dropcap size="3"]O[/su_dropcap]n Saturday I was  interviewed on the Jake Pentland Show. The interview lasts for an hour and a half so it's quite long. Towards the end they took a caller and I addressed a few issues he has including free speech. Apparently I shouldn't be calling people rapists while the caller defends the right of someone to [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:21+00:00March 10th, 2014|Categories: Rehtaeh Parsons|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on The Rehtaeh Parsons Tragedy: Interview with her Father Glen Canning