Niagara Podcasters’ Network Fundraiser

Tomorrow (Saturday, March 25, 2017), Ruth and I will join the rest of the show hosts on Niagara Podcasters’ Network for a fundraiser at Mahtay Cafe & Lounge in St. Catharines.

We’re raising funds to purchase equipment to improve the quality of existing shows and to bring you more shows. Local media is important to each of us, and we have a diverse stable of shows and hosts who are bringing you new stories each week. Some with a very local slant, others with a broader slant, but all interesting and entertaining. Continue reading “Niagara Podcasters’ Network Fundraiser”

Piece of meat

I originally wrote this a little more than four years ago and published it on another blog. The response was overwhelming. I am re-publishing it here today, with some edits, to accompany Monday’s Practical Feminist podcast episode about rape culture and to reassure whomever is reading this and relating to it that they are not alone.

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The first thing you have to know about this post is that it will be very difficult for some of you to read. Please tread carefully. Read the tags I’ve put on it and then tread carefully.

There’s been a lot going on in the world of social media and in my life that’s compelled me to write this. It’s deeply personal and, before I even start writing it, I know it’s going to be deeply painful. Continue reading “Piece of meat”