My dad, now 91, brought a largely hands-off approach to parenting. Especially when we were young, his job was to earn the money, participate in family events and, when the situation was especially serious, assist with discipline. Day to day, Continue reading What makes a man?
The dirty, not-so-little secret of violence against Indigenous women and girls in this country and the complete failure of systems – national, provincial and regional – to acknowledge and respond to that violence is out of the closet with the Continue reading “If you’re not outraged, you’re not paying attention.”
According to Caroline Criado-Perez, women are not people; we are a niche; an exception to the rule, even when we are not. Criado-Perez explores this phenomenon in her book Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men. She Continue reading Still missing after all these years
We are in the final week of May, which has been designated in Ontario as sexual assault prevention month. I did a quick online search to see what Minister Lisa McLeod, who carries responsibility for “women’s issues” within her mandate Continue reading Enough is enough