More than two decades ago, I spent several years visiting a friend as he made his way through the prison system in and around Kingston. It was quite a process, with plenty of rules: I had to apply for permission Continue reading Keep your distance
For many years, my partner and I worked to establish an intentional community. Our dream was that we would, working with others, build a rural setting in which like-minded people could come together to live, share resources, grow food, support Continue reading Finding community
Kingston, where I live, has been relatively untouched by the pandemic. Due in large measure to the well-informed approach of Kieran Moore, the Medical Officer of Health for Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox and Addington Public Health Unit, there have been Continue reading Outbreak!
According to Canada’s criminal law, without active consent, sexual contact/activity is sexual assault. It is not enough for one party to say the other did not object: there must be clear agreement, in the moment, to whatever activity is being Continue reading Negotiating social contact