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Huffington Post: from tears of shame to proudly existing at my first Pride

Jun 29, 2016 | No Comments
Huffington Post: from tears of shame to proudly existing at my first Pride

Imagine this: you’re on Church Street for your first Pride and find yourself crying in a sea of people, “I don’t want to be gay.” Let’s just say I had a lot of internalized homophobia to work through and I’ve come a long way. Going to my first Pride in Toronto helped me see what […]

Catholic educators stand in solidary with LGBTQ+ students

May 31, 2016 | 3 Comments
Catholic educators stand in solidary with LGBTQ+ students

Imagine this: you go to an all-girls Catholic high school and you identify on the LGBTQ+ spectrum. Maybe you’re out or perhaps it’s something you’re too afraid to say out loud right now. Before the keynote speaker goes on, your chaplain and six other teachers and youth workers are standing at the front of the atrium. […]

Your words feel like home

May 4, 2016 | One Comment
Your words feel like home

But you were never meant to stay hidden Despite those years spent in claustrophobic, concealed and confined places Seeing the beauty, life and creativity that happens when light enters in Needing to remind yourself that ambiguity and being lost is just part of the journey, not the destination And one day, maybe you’ll see that […]