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Why am I here?

Originally when I started this site, it was meant to be an record of my exploration of feminism and how it could change my life and how I interact with and see the world (lots of “and”s there, huh?). Unfortunately it fell prey to my habit of procrastination and feelings of inadequacy about knowing what … Continue reading

So much information, so little time

I really like my new job most of the time. What I find most frustrating about it sometimes is that I get all this information… and I can’t share all of it with the public. Working in radio especially, there’s only so much information you can put into a story.  Half a page of script, … Continue reading

Don’t talk bout me so!

How would you feel if every time the media spoke about people in your community, they used words like “victims”, “contaminated” and “sufferers”?   Wouldn’t you then hesitate to tell people that you were part of that community, even if you knew that this could be potentially hazardous to those you come into contact with? … Continue reading

Sex-Positive

I felt oddly liberated this weekend.  I sat in a room of media personnel and advocates for minority communities such as LGBT people, sex workers and persons infected with HIV and AIDS.  What struck me, in addition to the fact that these people were willing to put their faces out there on behalf of these … Continue reading