We Marched

Yesterday we marched. I live in a great country, surrounded by great people both women and men. The leader of my country is a self proclaimed Feminist. I live in a house of equals, grew up in a house where the partnership was equal. I do not feel oppressed, or marginalized in my daily life […]

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Giving my head a shake

News flash….. It’s 2018….. I needed to pretext this post with the date because I can not believe what is coming after. I have a necklace, on the pendant it says Feminist. At work today someone (a woman I work with) asked me what it said. So I said “Feminist” she said “that’s what I […]

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Accept

The space I take up Is often questioned, shamed Why? My emotions are worth the same as yours My opinions matter as much So why is it that I am looked at as less Spaces are designed for an ideal Rather than reality I’m made to feel embarrassed that I exist Why? My value is […]

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Pride and Acceptance

Today was Calgary Pride Parade. There was a group of us that went to support a brave young girl in her first pride event. I was excited to be apart of it. Even as a long time supporter of the LBGTQ community and hearing the stories I have heard, it is baffling to me that […]

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Dare

If no one dared to be different We would have never moved forward Stuck in hate, lost in genericness Creativity dried up and gone It’s those who dared Who weren’t afraid Changed not only the game They changed the players To the ones that lit the way We will try not to smother the flame […]

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Memory train

I took the train today It went past our spot My mind wandered to you Wondering if you ever got caught I think back to that day in court Too afraid to talk If I did afraid of what you might do Would it be more than lurk or stalk Made me feel sorry for […]

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Denied for What?

Imagine for a second, you are trying to gain asylum in a new country not just for you but for your unborn child.  You reach the border, only to be apprehended and detailed by border control.  You are shackled around your stomach, hands and feet.  Can you imagine, the stress, the fear, and uncertainty.  Imagine […]

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It’s about bloody time…..

I want to talk about periods, I don’t mean the punctuation at the end of sentences. I mean the embarrassing natural thing that happens to all women.. PERIODS.  In all fairness I want to talk about something that is being coined (excuse the word play) Period Poverty. Yup period poverty, I am scrolling though my […]

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Power of the People

Reading the news today I read about the marches happening around the U.S. protesting Trump’s immigration laws. This made me grateful that I live in a country like Canada, where equality and inclusiveness are still alive and well and we are not our protesting our freedoms or another order put through by someone with his […]

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Voom Voom Ladies..

As of today there are no longer any countries that don’t allow female drivers.  Saudi Arabia the last nation where is was forbidden for women to drive themselves around lifted the decade old ban and took a step forward. I read an article  published  in “The Atlantic” saying that starting on June 21 in Riyadh […]

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