Monthly Archives: February 2014

February 12

Why I Will Not Be Rising With One Billion Rising This Year Or Any Year

Why I’m pro trans and pro choice

Originally posted on Another angry woman:
I’ll start by owning a mistake I’ve made more than once in the past, and am trying not to make again: I once thought the pro-choice position only applied to cis women. In fact, at the peak of my making this silly mistake over and over, I didn’t even…

February 11

The Incarceration of Avery Edison

Originally posted on The Belle Jar:
Here in Canada, we tend to think of ourselves as claiming a sort of moral high ground when it comes to social justice issues. We think of ourselves as liberated, fair, and anti-oppression; we look down on other countries for their medieval legislature, patting ourselves on the back for…

#IStandWithDylan – My Story of Childhood Sexual Abuse

Originally posted on Make Me a Sammich:
Trigger warning for discussion of childhood sexual abuse and rape. Me, age 2 (February 4, 2014) This week, Dylan Farrow published an open letter in the New York Times detailing her story of abuse at the hands of recent Golden Globe honoree, Woody Allen. Immediately, the debate began,…