As Remembrance Day rolled around this year, once again I found myself thinking of how selective our country’s commemorations of the war dead are. On November 11, there are many wars this nation does not commemorate: the colonization of the Continue reading Choosing which wars we remember
I had the honour of speaking at a Take Back the Night event in Halton this week. Here is an excerpt from my comments: I first started to think about what I would say tonight back in May, before Doug Continue reading Speak up, speak out and unite!
“OK, so I was famous and my life got out of control and I abused women as a result. Now, I can’t flirt with any women because they might figure out who I am . . . “ This is Continue reading Poor poor pitiful me (or not)
The recent acquittals of two University of Ottawa hockey players – who faced sexual assault charges arising out of an incident in a Thunder Bay hotel room in February 2014 – is the most recent illustration of how poorly suited Continue reading Rape is not ungentlemanly behaviour