Browsing All Posts published on »December, 2011«

The Opposite of Masculinity

December 20, 2011

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Living and studying in another country among other international students from all over the world has a peculiar effect on your self-image. In Canada, my identity includes a number of descriptors including nerd, feminist, beer lover, academic, and procrastinator. Those same descriptors apply in Edinburgh, but I must also include another one: Canadian. I remain […]

On Ontario Catholic GSAs: Nobody has a right to teach bigotry.

December 19, 2011

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I’ve flown from Scotland to Ontario for a two-week Christmas with my family. This means that I don’t get to be taken seriously in any environmental discussion for at least the time that the Earth’s forests take to absorb my massive transatlantic carbon emissions, so now that I’m no longer in Scotland writing thousands of […]