In 2010, London, Ontario, school teacher Ryan Jarvis was caught taking photos of female students’ breasts using a pen camera. He was charged with voyeurism. In 2015, a trial court judge acquitted him; an acquittal that was upheld by the Continue reading When a pen is more than a pen
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)