Tag Archives: bullying

Words (bis)

Hi guys, I did not want this interview to get lost at the bottom of my very long initial “Words” post. So I’m putting this up in a separate post. You’ll remember, if you read “Words”, that my whole disability-labelling-soul-searching … Continue reading

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Words

To give something a name is to give it power. That’s a concept that I came upon years and years ago, when I was 14, experimenting with Wiccan religious beliefs. (I’m an atheist now, in case anyone was wondering. I … Continue reading

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It Gets Better…Eventually

I found this picture on a popular anti-bullying page on Facebook . It seemed to me like a good corollary to Saturday’s blog post about bullying. I am immeasurably glad that when I was a bullied teen, Facebook didn’t exist … Continue reading

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Dear Torrence: My Bullying Story

In response to the heartbreaking racist bullying incident at a particular school in Newfoundland… Dear Torrence, I don’t know you. You don’t know me. I’ve never been anywhere near Baie Verte, N.L. I’m a 25-year-old white woman in Quebec City. … Continue reading

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