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Voices For Equity Launches 😎🙌

I'm incredibly happy to be part of this important speakers initiative. Conceived by internationally recognized speaker Julie S. Lalonde, Voices for Equity is a collaboration with violence prevention speaker Kevin Vowles. ​ V4E represents speaker [...]

Journalists and Rape Culture

Shortly after Rehtaeh's death, I read an online blog post by Canadian writer Crystal Smith. In her post, titled How I Failed Rehtaeh Parsons, Smith says she was in a park with her son and struck up a conversation with another parent who happened [...]

2018-01-14T15:24:27+00:00 January 14th, 2018|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Journalists and Rape Culture

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: , , , , , |Comments Off on Consent is a Human Right #MeToo

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. Wi [...]

I don’t know the latest victim, at least not by name

Dispatches from Cyberspace are random writings about recent events, my life, and my much loved and missed daughter ~ Rehtaeh  Halifax writer Amira-Nicholle Hirtle wrote this powerful poem on sexual violence after being inspired on her way home [...]

2017-03-08T17:57:54+00:00 March 8th, 2017|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on I don’t know the latest victim, at least not by name

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women #Dec6

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women Until violence against all women ends:#December6 is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. Our #ActionsMatter. The National Day of Remembrance and Ac [...]

2016-12-06T10:16:02+00:00 December 6th, 2016|Categories: Violence Against Women|Tags: |Comments Off on National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women #Dec6

Sexual Assault: the Roadshow

Scadding Court Community Centre has started a three-year project called Sexual Violence - The Roadshow. It's a travelling art gallery, sexual violence prevention workshop, studio and exhibition that will travel to 15 Ontario communities and be host [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:43+00:00 June 30th, 2016|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Sexual Assault: the Roadshow
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