Tag Archives: pride

Love Wins

Today is National Coming Out Day, a day recognized both to raise awareness for the greater LGBTQI+ community and provide a basic form of activism against homophobia through coming out to family, friends, colleagues, and living life as openly as possible as a member of this community. One of the biggest criticisms I still hear is “I just don’t understand …

Ottawa Shooting Will Not Shake Us

Yesterday, Canadians were rocked by the situation that unfolded in Ottawa. It was the first time that I can recall our leaders ever referring to a situation as an act of ‘terrorism’, rather than the maniacal assault of a deranged individual. It was the first time that I can recall obsessively watching the news in horror about a situation unfolding …

I Am Canadian… and finally, proud of it too.

A couple years, I posted about how I’m not proud to be Canadian because I couldn’t really see what it meant to be Canadian. At the end, I said I would never feel any different. Looking back, it’s a little silly that I would say something like that because I have so much life ahead of me.   But the …