Real world trigger warnings

One of the most bastardized terms online is the trigger. What is an actually legitimate mental health term referring to when someone who experienced trauma is reminded of that trauma by some kind of stimulus is now a meme about overly sensitive SJWs. "Triggered" is throw around all the time in a joke about some … Continue reading Real world trigger warnings

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Happy 150 Canada! Here are 30 reasons I’m proud to be Canadian and 30 reasons we need to do better

So this year marks the 150th anniversary of Canada becoming a country. Hooray! I am a very proud Canadian, and I will be celebrating with vigor. But it's not without its controversy. Despite how we'd like it to be, Canada is not a perfect oasis for all people who are non-white, non-straight, and non-rich. We … Continue reading Happy 150 Canada! Here are 30 reasons I’m proud to be Canadian and 30 reasons we need to do better