Category Archives: In The News

Starve yourself, then you’ll be pretty (?!)

Victoria’s Secret “Angel” Adriana Lima is all over the news this week, in celebration of malnutrition and conforming to society’s absurd body ideals. The model is preparing for the Victoria’s Secret fashion show with an insane regimen: she “drinks a … Continue reading

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Jack Layton, RIP

Source: Chris Wattie/Reuters, via The Toronto Star I am shocked + deeply saddened by the news of Jack Layton’s death. “If I’ve tried to bring anything to federal politics, it’s the idea that hope and optimism should be at their … Continue reading

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NYC Says He’s a She

New York law states that transpeople must undergo genital surgery to change the gender status on their birth certificates.  Canada’s similar laws are not as intrusive and unconstitutional, but nonetheless make things more difficult than they should be. Gender is … Continue reading

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Sex Education: “Another Attack On Religious Freedom”?!

An individual bent on controlling the entire world cares about ‘religious freedom’ all of a sudden. “I cannot remain silent about another attack on religious freedom [by] sexual education,” the Pope announced in his annual address to foreign diplomats. He … Continue reading

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Can Women and Men Be ‘Just Friends’?

It’s an age-old question, isn’t it? “Can women and men be ‘just friends’?”. This debate has been brought to light once more (or did it ever leave?) with the overly discussed divorce of Scarlett Johansson and Ryan Reynolds.  According to … Continue reading

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