My Reality


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On Jian Ghomeshi and Presumptions of Innocence and Guilt

Those who question why the women speaking out about Jian Ghomeshi haven't gone to the police or made their names public don't understand one ... [ more ]

Those who question why the women speaking out about Jian Ghomeshi haven't gone to ... [ more ]

Those who question why the women speaking out about Jian Ghomeshi haven't gone to the police or made their ... [ more ]

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A Terrible Thing Happened in My City Yesterday

A terrible thing happened in Ottawa today and it doesn’t feel like it's ended yet. I live in the downtown area, and the wail ... [ more ]

A terrible thing happened in Ottawa today and it doesn’t feel like it's ended ... [ more ]

A terrible thing happened in Ottawa today and it doesn’t feel like it's ended yet. I live in the ... [ more ]

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What I Gained By Sharing My Biggest Secret

About a year and a half ago I went public with what had previously been my biggest secret, something I lived every day dreading ... [ more ]

About a year and a half ago I went public with what had previously ... [ more ]

About a year and a half ago I went public with what had previously been my biggest secret, something ... [ more ]

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An Immigrant Woman’s Message to White Feminists

We immigrant women of colour struggle to breathe, and to be empowered, to be given a voice and space in left-wing platforms like alternative ... [ more ]

We immigrant women of colour struggle to breathe, and to be empowered, to be ... [ more ]

We immigrant women of colour struggle to breathe, and to be empowered, to be given a voice and space ... [ more ]

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The Paradox of Body Acceptance

Fat acceptance isn’t always about loving your body. It’s not always about standing up and declaiming loudly that fat is flabulous. Sometimes fat acceptance is ... [ more ]

Fat acceptance isn’t always about loving your body. It’s not always about standing up ... [ more ]

Fat acceptance isn’t always about loving your body. It’s not always about standing up and declaiming loudly that fat is ... [ more ]

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At the Intersection of Trans and Blue-Collar

Just as my family will never understand queer, many of the people in my life now will never understand the working class.  [ more ]

Just as my family will never understand queer, many of the people in my ... [ more ]

Just as my family will never understand queer, many of the people in my life now will never understand ... [ more ]