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Free Blood

Free Blood

First off. I knew it wasn’t going to be straight forward. I don’t expect as much in health care, let alone on this, the ever exclusive club that is the blood donation process here in Canada. My last attempted donation 16 years previous had resulted in being sent away with a juice box, a cookie…

Show & Tell

Show & Tell

When I was 19 I moved to Halifax. Right on Barrington, across from the diner I worked in the kitchen, was and still is Venus Envy. That store changed my life, without question. It was where I bought my first, and second dildo, as well as where I first ever learned that transmasculine people existed…

“Back to Work”

Now that the child has started kindergarten, I am finding my way back to the other things that I used to balance my time with. I never have a shortage of ideas for projects I would like to see happen, or things I want to help out with, but the challenge is often about how…

Upcoming Speaking Events

As spring is springing, you will find me emerging into this new world of public speaking, direct from my living room to yours! With Covid-19 event restrictions in place for a full year now, event organizers are moving towards ways to bring people together digitally and I have a couple of conference speaking gigs this…

In Whose Best Interest?
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In Whose Best Interest?

As much as I wish that we could move forward with scientifically backed measures like bans to conversion therapy, allowing trans or gender questioning youth to access hormone blockers and medically assisted transitional puberty, or implementation of SOGI 123 diversity and inclusion curriculum, we are unfortunately in a time where many people are really adamantly…

Seeding, Weeding, Feeding, and Putting Up
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Seeding, Weeding, Feeding, and Putting Up

I’ve grown these flowers, these vegetables, and this child, from tiny little seeds.  While the seams of society are ripping open, and the horrors of systemic racism, police violence, predatory tendencies of capitalism all are cast into the bright summer solstice sun, we have spiritual and political garden work to tend to. We need to…