Gay Capital Still Sees Vicious Attacks On LGBT+ Community

Gay Capital Still Sees Vicious Attacks On LGBT+ Community

January 31, 2020

In May 2016 a young couple, two men, were attacked outside a local nightclub in Brighton. Their apparent offence, with which two other men took issue, was that of acting like any other couple.

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Killed In RECORD Numbers: Why Indigenous Women Are Victims Of ASTONISHING Violence

Killed In RECORD Numbers: Why Indigenous Women Are Victims Of ASTONISHING Violence

January 31, 2020

The Canadian Department of Justice reports that Aboriginal females are more than three times as likely to become victims of violent crimes than any other segment of society.

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You’re Going to Prison!

You’re Going to Prison!

January 31, 2020

“What’s it like in prison?” I’ve been asked this question many times. Well imagine someone grabbing you by your face and throwing on another planet and you’ve got 5 minutes to learn the rules or you’re going to die. That’s what going to prison for the first time is like but I had learned the rules at an early age. Having come from a dysfunctional household half my family did time at one point or another.

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The Pain of Perfection

The Pain of Perfection

January 31, 2020

I know that so many people have this struggle, and that comes from the stigma of addiction. What I am hoping to do is to smash that stigma. Addiction can affect everyone. It doesn’t matter where you’re from, who you hang out with, or what your life looks like – it doesn’t discriminate. Hiding that we are struggling from the world only perpetuates our shame around it.

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Love - A Privilege Overlooked

Love - A Privilege Overlooked

December 05, 2019

By definition, it’s "a right, immunity or benefit enjoyed only by one person beyond the advantages of most." In the social sense, it refers to a reaction to a particular construct – an idea or theory used to understand a group of people. We call it “privilege,” and while discussions surrounding it almost always include marginalization of a group, it’s a concept so pervasive, that – at the exact moment privilege is stubbornly wedging in to separate people of different groups – it is also binding them together.

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