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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 ‘Sextin [...]

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

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

Ozzy

This is Ozzy. He's a pug who came into my life after a dozen frantic phone calls from Rehtaeh in March, 2006. Ozzy was brought into a local animal shelter after he was found wandering around outside alone. Rae held me to a promise I would get a smal [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:43+00:00 June 11th, 2016|Categories: Rehtaeh Parsons|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Ozzy

Letters from Elementary School #RehtaehParsons

Last week I was handed an envelope of letters from Katimavik Elementary School. Grade eights there watched the documentary about Rehtaeh, No Place to Hide, and wrote about how the film affected them. There are 60 letters in all and I'm still going t [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:44+00:00 May 31st, 2016|Categories: Rehtaeh Parsons|Tags: , , |1 Comment

Bereaved Parents by Leah Parsons

The following post was written by Rehtaeh's mom, Leah Parsons. As the days turn to weeks and the months turn to years parents who lost their children are forever in a fog like state about time. Writing down the word "years" makes me hesitate because [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:47+00:00 May 28th, 2016|Categories: Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |2 Comments

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
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