The Day After: Reflections on International Women’s Day


Another International Women’s Day has come and gone and along with it another round of clever hashtags, hopeful social media posts and frankly, hollow pledges of support. We’ve been through it before. Some of us have been through it more times than others and after a while, there’s a certain fuming cynicism that sets in. … Continue reading The Day After: Reflections on International Women’s Day

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Insidious ageism affects us all


There's no discrimination as widespread as ageism. Even sexism and racism can't claim to affect as many people as does ageism. We're all subject to the unfairness of ageist stereotyping simply because as we move through the phases of our lives, we can't escape the aging process. We are all young, and as long as … Continue reading Insidious ageism affects us all

Kent is a voice against intolerance


Ever since I can remember, my sister has broken every mould. The youngest child, with five years between her and my younger brother, she was always surprising.Before she even started school, my father had an offer he couldn’t refuse—at the end of the world, or so it seemed—in Fort McMurray. We were uprooted and transplanted. … Continue reading Kent is a voice against intolerance