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My Year Without Shopping: Week Four

Now on Day 26 of my year without clothes shopping, this post will focus on the good things that have already come out of ... [ more ]

Now on Day 26 of my year without clothes shopping, this post will focus ... [ more ]

Now on Day 26 of my year without clothes shopping, this post will focus on the good things that ... [ more ]

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My Year Without Clothes Shopping: Week One

So, as you may have read, my New Year’s resolution is to give up clothes shopping for 2015. How is it going so far? ... [ more ]

So, as you may have read, my New Year’s resolution is to give up ... [ more ]

So, as you may have read, my New Year’s resolution is to give up clothes shopping for 2015. How ... [ more ]

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Self-Care During the Holidays

The holiday season can be a demanding and stressful time of the year. I find myself forgetting to prioritize self-care as I struggle to ... [ more ]

The holiday season can be a demanding and stressful time of the year. I ... [ more ]

The holiday season can be a demanding and stressful time of the year. I find myself forgetting to prioritize ... [ more ]

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What if We Didn’t Need Gender Markers on ID at All?

It became clearer that simply changing my “F” to an “M” was not going to solve the real problem. It might make forms easier, ... [ more ]

It became clearer that simply changing my “F” to an “M” was not going ... [ more ]

It became clearer that simply changing my “F” to an “M” was not going to solve the real problem. ... [ more ]

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Why I’m Giving Up Shopping for 2015

I enjoy shopping. I’m not too high-brow to admit that. I particularly like shopping for clothes. I am fortunate that I have never had ... [ more ]

I enjoy shopping. I’m not too high-brow to admit that. I particularly like shopping ... [ more ]

I enjoy shopping. I’m not too high-brow to admit that. I particularly like shopping for clothes. I am fortunate ... [ more ]

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My Roommate Ordered Someone to Rape Me When I Was a Student at Queen’s

Victims of sexual violence shouldn’t have to complain to The Toronto Star in order to be heard. I complained to my university 10 years ... [ more ]

Victims of sexual violence shouldn’t have to complain to The Toronto Star in order ... [ more ]

Victims of sexual violence shouldn’t have to complain to The Toronto Star in order to be heard. I complained ... [ more ]