equity, mental health, social justice

Thunberg and the Neurotypical Tendency to Pathologize Autistic People by Centring their Experiences of Our Lives.

Before I actually address what I want to today, I need to say the following: As a society we pathologize Women, and our anger is no exception to this. In men anger is seen as righteous, important, it is valued. In Women any hint of it is enough to have people questioning our intelligence, our… Continue reading Thunberg and the Neurotypical Tendency to Pathologize Autistic People by Centring their Experiences of Our Lives.

gratitude, mental health, science, social justice

It helps to know that these stories are out there.

The research, the work I am doing for my thesis, can be incredibly disheartening. Diving in deep with the realities of a life scientific for Women, knowing that so many of us are dealing with the same issues fifty and sixty years later that pioneers like Rita Colwell, Barbara McClintock, Anna Berkovitz, Barbara Barres, Alice… Continue reading It helps to know that these stories are out there.

covid-19, equity, mental health, social justice

Don’t Stop! Keep Pushing! #BLM

It’s no secret that I have been feeling overwhelmed these last weeks. My health hasn’t been great (see my previous blog post - the cough still lingers, so I’m still under quarantine), and with everything going on in the world presently? Between the revolution, JK Rowling’s further attacks on the trans community, the lack of… Continue reading Don’t Stop! Keep Pushing! #BLM

covid-19, diy, product recommendation, Uncategorized

The ultimate debate: are leggings pants or not (diy mask)

Leggings are the pants folx seem to love to hate. But admit it, you totally love yours. I know I do. And I’m legit planning a post in the future outlining all the reasons why my favourite pairs are the ultimate in field gear. However, that’s neither here nor there, and for today’s purpose you… Continue reading The ultimate debate: are leggings pants or not (diy mask)

covid-19, mental health, science, Uncategorized

Rex Manning, Rats, & You

First off: HAPPY REX MANNING DAY! That’s right, it’s time to relive the days of fighting mega-business, supporting our small neighbourhood mom and pop shops, and baking for our friends. Yes, I’m flashing back to that ever so fondly recalled cult-classic Empire Records and it’s glorious life-defining soundtrack... but oddly enough aside from the gathering… Continue reading Rex Manning, Rats, & You