If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you’ll know that for almost four years, I’ve been writing about Canadian politicians’ attempts to change just two words of their national anthem so it includes women… 262 more words
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As Father’s Day approached, an uncle exclaimed – ” Year round I buy gifts for my family, now my family will buy gift for me – with my money !” Amidst the jest and playful banter, I realised that indeed there is something deeply hollow in a culture that ‘needs’ to reserve its dates to appreciate life and relationships . 812 more words
What Is the Gender Neutral of Father and Mother? The Gender Neutral Is Not "Ren" Or "Renny," That's Stupid, You're Stupid, and Here's Why.
The logic behind “ren” or “renny,” is that it is short for “parent,” in the same way that Mom/Mommy and Dad/Daddy are short for mother and father, (completely ignoring the fact that Dad doesn’t make a damn bit of sense.) 756 more words
It’s a good thing June’s here. April was awful. May was better, in comparison, but not actually good. I’ve spent the first ten days of June realising that I survived my personal goal of two months of the… 722 more words