Mental Health: Let’s Talk About It

With Bell Let's Talk coming up in a couple of weeks, and Survivor's Connection coming up just after that, I thought now would be a good time to discuss how to discuss the fact that you or someone you love may have mental health issues. The first thing that is important to understand is that … Continue reading Mental Health: Let’s Talk About It

So Now I Write About Sex, That’s A Thing I Do.

It's Demeter Delune's fault, she's the kind of woman that I want to be when I grow up. Honest, a pure, free, truth-telling badass who doesn't give a fuck that people shame her for being white, big, and sexy all at the same time. How dare she? The Bitch. I wanna be just like her … Continue reading So Now I Write About Sex, That’s A Thing I Do.

#CultLife: In Defense Of The Anti-#ChildBride/Husband Bill In #California, Introducing The Work of Global Hope 365

"I first stepped into the ring at 18 years old, and it had become one of the quietest places in the world for me. I found zen in the silence of that space." - Dawn Tyree, Former Child Bride, Present Advocate and Freedom Fighter. I first stepped into the ring when i was 23. Some say … Continue reading #CultLife: In Defense Of The Anti-#ChildBride/Husband Bill In #California, Introducing The Work of Global Hope 365

Why Are Grown Women Still Using Toilette Paper for Pads?

I am not an educated woman by regular standards. I am educated by the streets that I volunteered on, grew up in, and lived on for years. As a child I would "escape" my house in the middle of the night, and go for 2-3 hour walks, talking myself, because none of the adults would … Continue reading Why Are Grown Women Still Using Toilette Paper for Pads?

Gangs: Don’t Use Fear “Expert Says,” Expert Used Loosely By @CityNewsVAN Because To Be An Honest One Must Have Lived Experience

Yesterday local news station City News Vancouver, published this article on gangs, and so, of course, I had to check it out, because I have just enough anger in me at gang life, that I felt it was important to see what others are saying about the topic. First problem? Kids don't give a flying … Continue reading Gangs: Don’t Use Fear “Expert Says,” Expert Used Loosely By @CityNewsVAN Because To Be An Honest One Must Have Lived Experience