jolenetara @jolenetara ?active 3 years, 6 months ago
Apologies for using the word ‘pressure’ three times in one sentence. Whoops.
Re: Joan potentially giving into the stigma and backing out of the abortion They definitely did a lot to draw attention to the stigma surrounding abortion at the time, much of which still exists today, but at the beginning of the season when Joan is talking to her doctor about her fertility they discuss some [...]
jolenetara commented on the blog post Focus on the Family attacks anti-bullying efforts as part of the “gay agenda” 3 years, 7 months ago · View
Bryan Safi, of Current TV’s Infomania did a “That’s Gay” short on this a few days ago:
Personally, if that’s what it takes, as a teacher, I’ll do all I can to send out as many anti-bullying messages as I can this year.
Oh right… I was all about reducing bullying anyway.
Gabi has been a hero of mine for over a year now. Since I first discovered her blog (I think through Bust magazine’s blog) I have made major strides in accepting my body and, ironically, I’ve become more athletic in that time too because learning to love my body has taught me to take better [...]
jolenetara wrote a new blog post: National Post Fail: “Women’s Studies is Still With Us” 4 years, 2 months ago · View
A friend of mine shared this on his Facebook wall tonight (under the title "God I wish the Post had sunk"). It’s a recent article from the National Post (Canada) on how Women’s Studies courses across the country seem to be dissapearing- their comment: "Forgive us for being skeptical. We would wave good-bye without shedding a tear, but [...]