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What I Remember About That Night

Trigger warning: This article contains content involving sexual assault and rape.

I don’t remember exactly what time of year it was. I just remember it was too hot to wear long pants, so I wore cut offs. 542 more words

What's in a [Real] Name: How Facebook's Policies Preserve Male Power

The world loves Facebook.

Unlike Myspace, Bebo and a myriad of other social networking platforms, Facebook has stuck around whilst others have withered on the ‘Vine’ (shit pun intended). 1,084 more words

Authentic Identity

Envisioning Equality

In thinking about the prevalence of violence throughout our country…

It’s everywhere: on the web, on TV, in the news, in the movies, at school, in homes, on our streets, in politics, within our military, our public spaces, our commercial spaces, our places of worship – even among the Amish and Native Americans who co-exist independently. 403 more words

Equal Rights Amendment

Gord Gillies: The heartbreaking stories at 'Walk a Mile in Her Shoes'

I had one of those special moments this week at a charity fundraiser.

The 12th annual “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” helps raise money for the YWCA and the… 411 more words

Blogs

Confronting Violence Against Women: The Role of the Healthcare Professional

Before the 1970’s, violence against women was largely unrecognized as a public health issue by the healthcare industry. However, since the late 20th century, generations of reformers have passionately and persistently worked to raise awareness of this issue among medical professionals, as well as establish practices and protocols to identify, hep, and advocate for victims. 821 more words

Health

One in three; one in six; one in five.

Say what?

In Ontario, one in three females, one in six males, and one in five transpeople experience gender-based violence — and Lisa Clarke believes those statistics are low. 1,102 more words

Violence Against Women