The 20-year-old Trenton man who left Scott Jones in a wheelchair after attacking him with a knife outside a New Glasgow bar last fall received a 10-year prison sentence Thursday. Jones, who is now paralyzed from the waist down, publicly forgave Shane Edward Matheson, 20, who pleaded guilty to attempted murder in the stabbing. “Shane,Read more about I forgive you[…]
Note: The video contains strong language. What men can do? Although the language and threat of violence may be over the top, Aaron Lewis didn’t stand by and do nothing when he saw a girl being molested as she crowd surfed. This happened during a concert in Kansas City. Lewis stopped the band’s performance andRead more about Staind frontman Aaron Lewis confronts molesters[…]
Jackie Stevens of the Avalon Sexual Assault Centre says, people still don’t understand the legal issues around consent. This morning she spoke on CBC Radio.
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Guest post by Leah Parsons I have been following this case and was very interested in what the outcome would be considering sexualized violence/rape is most always a He Said/She said case even when the victim goes directly to authorities to report. Usually “He Said” is heard louder than “She Said”. I read that theRead more about Dear Victim/Survivor of this violent crime[…]
Guest Post A Father’s Manifesto: Raising Young Men Who Respect Women by Leo Babauta The shootings near Santa Barbara on Friday night hit too close to my heart: my daughter attends college at UC Santa Barbara and lives minutes from where this tragedy happened. She’s safe, but shaken not only by the nearness and severityRead more about A Father’s Manifesto: Raising Young Men Who Respect Women[…]
#YesAllWomen because this is so so wrong…. I lifted this comment from Reddit: Tweets about “#YesAllWomen”
The official video of Toronto Rising on April 28 2014. @YongeDundasSq! @Raheena_D @GlenfordCanning #bringbackourgirls #TOpoli @oliviachow @kristynwongtam
I was asked a very important question about suicide and people wanting to take their life so I thought I would expand on that here. I was asked “What would you say to a person if they were considering suicide, now that you know how it hurts? ” In all honesty my perspective about suicideRead more about Suicide and Mental Health[…]
A young Eastern Passage man charged in a high-profile child pornography case appeared in Dartmouth provincial court Tuesday on allegations of threatening to kill me. The 19-year-old was arraigned on summary charges of uttering death threats and criminal harassment. Police allege the offenses were committed online last August. The teenager conveniently told the court heRead more about Young man arraigned on charges of threatening me[…]