” . . . it makes me proud and gives me hope for the future that maybe, even in prison, we can end the stigma against those who are different; […]
By Emma Jane JOURNEY Magazine Ptbo Co-Op Student “Whether it’s what we post on social media, what we wear, or how we express our sexuality, women are always under […]
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 This article was updated August, 2017 “I’m sorry, but you’re just not a good fit.” Stacey Love-Jolicoeur does not like those words. In fact, she hates them. […]
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 […]