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I got an email on FB from a girlfriend of mine, about the new meme going around – women post what they drink and it’s code for their relationship status! And it’s supposed to help support breast cancer! Or something! … Continue reading

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Seen

Sign outside a Christian* church in my neighbourhood: Gay, lesbian, bi or transgendered – God loves you and you are welcome I’m atheist but I am all about understanding and acceptance and I thought that this should be highlighted. *I … Continue reading

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Hammer: head of nail

“Let me put it to you this way. Rape culture is a culture in which people who have survived a violent crime are asked to laugh about it because other people think it’s funny.”—Shaker everstar, on Shakesville Can’t get more … Continue reading

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The only way that rape stops is if we start educating about enthusiastic consent, that it is important to ensure you have consent before undertaking sexual contact with another person, and that anyone has the right to withdraw consent at … Continue reading

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There was a gang rape of a 16 year old girl in Pitt Meadows this week. Not only was she drugged and raped, pictures were taken and uploaded to Facebook and elsewhere on the internet. The RCMP went to talk … Continue reading

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My Body Is Mine

My body is mine. All mine. It is my domain into which none may enter without my explicit and enthusiastic consent. … My sexuality is mine, and the things that attract and excite me. My desire is mine—who I want … Continue reading

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Confused

Originally published at idle musings. Please leave any comments there. There’s a snark forum I belong to, which had something posted a few days ago that had to do with a 31 year old trans* man sleeping with a 16 … Continue reading

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Impressed

I just registered for an information session at Douglas College for their Animal Health Technology program, and on the registration form it has the following: I request the following disability accomodations (ie Sign Language Interpreter, Braille, E-Text, Large Print, etc). … Continue reading

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I am only one

Originally published at idle musings. Please leave any comments there. An old lady  is walking along a beach and millions of starfish have washed up on the shore. The old lady is walking slowly down the beach and picking up … Continue reading

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