Many of you have probably seen this Facebook album circulating around called "consent". I'm the person on the other end-- I was the one who received the message. I think I'm only now starting to process what happened because I was absolutely, 100% baffled by what he was saying to me in the message. When … Continue reading Consent & The Autonomy of (My) Body
"In Ottawa, where much of our downtown architecture is styled the way it is, how do the emotional reactions of her citizens contribute to the way they live, work, and play in the city? How does it contribute to the overarching character of the city?"
Trump's divisive win yesterday brought a flurry of emotions from people around me and on my social media. I saw (and felt also) the disappointment, the sadness, the fear for many Americans who now feel unsafe, but also cheering and celebration, and above all, shock. I saw, too, mixed in with some of that surprise, … Continue reading Seeds of Hate.
The thing about the whole Jian Ghomeshi situation is that whatever way it swings, it will be a lose-lose situation. I've been a passionate supporter of CBC Radio since third grade when I would listen to the Current and Ottawa Morning while waiting for my school bus to arrive; I started listening to Q sometime … Continue reading #ghomessy