Happy-ever-after storybook endings don’t always happen. But Lisa Clarke now knows that’s okay. Clarke, community engagement and project manager at Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre, (KSAC), was recently named as one of Peterborough’s […]
Camp fYrefly For LGBTQ Youth Is A “life-saver”. . . And It’s Coming To Trent University, Peterborough, This Summer.
By the age of four, transgender youth Marissa Taylor was already having suicidal thoughts. ‘I want to die so I can go to heaven and talk to God. I […]
From Rejection to Acceptance – a Trans Person’s Story of How CMHA’S GENDER JOURNEYS Throws a Life-Line to Trans’ Communities
By Melodie McCullough “I’m sorry, but you’re just not a good fit.” Stacey Love-Jolicoeur does not like those words. In fact, she hates them. As a certified paramedic, a certified […]
By Melodie McCullough One day after being bailed out of jail by her boyfriend in Montreal, Lillian, age 20, landed in Peterborough on a 2 a.m. Sunday Greyhound bus. Dressed […]
Ariel O’Neill, Women and HIV/AIDS Community Animator with PARN (Community AIDS Resource Network ), works with community agencies to enhance their capacity to address HIV/AIDS and to build safe environments that support women and their HIV/AIDS-related needs. While she says there are fewer than a dozen female clients of PARN “that […]