Archive for the 'Religion' Category

Go Here, Read This

Yazan: Candace | 08 September 2008 | 2 Comments
Categories: Bodies, Culture, History, Religion, Sexism, Sexuality

Catholic? Have a daughter? Your church would rather see her dead than raped, like Maria Goretti, sainted in 1950 in celebration of her 1902 murder by her would-be rapist. Virginity – even when you’re about to be raped – is more important than life. Got it? The murderer on the other hand lived a long […]

Green Candidate Info for Windsor-West

Yazan: Candace | 05 October 2007 | No Comments
Categories: Activism, Canadiana, Environment, Feminism, Life, Religion, School, Third Wave

Because I had a hard time finding this information I decided to post it here for others. The Green Party Candidate for next week’s provincial election is Jason Haney. His website is here. Greens have policy statements on climate change, energy, income support, health, education, and local sustainability. I’m pretty sold on the position of […]

Too Socialist

Yazan: Candace | 08 December 2006 | No Comments
Categories: Culture, Language, Life, Religion, School

I seem to be in a perpetual struggle for a secular education for my kids at the local public school. This past week my daughter brought home a spelling worksheet with the sentence “Insects are one of the many creatures God created. The word insects was underlined to be replaced with one of the list […]

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