28 09, 2013

Bullying: when schools are the bystander

By |2013-09-28T12:52:51+00:00September 28th, 2013|Categories: Random Posts|Tags: |

“If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.” – Desmond Tutu Rita-Clare LeBlanc had reached the darkest moment of her young life. The months of bullying at her high school had taken a toll and she decided to end her life and become yet another statistic of […]

23 09, 2013

Stay Another Day “Dedicated to Rehtaeh Parsons”

By |2013-09-23T11:59:29+00:00September 23rd, 2013|Categories: Rehtaeh Parsons|Tags: |

This is a wonderful tribute to Rehtaeh from A-God and StahMeNahRecords. This song and video is dedicated to Rehtaeh Parsons, a 17 year old young lady from Nova Scotia who took her own life after being Raped and ignored by the authorities. It was written by a 17 year old up and coming Hip Hop […]

23 09, 2013

RAPE: It’s Your Fault

By |2013-09-23T02:32:47+00:00September 23rd, 2013|Categories: Sexual Violence|Tags: , , |

If there is one thing I know it’s that victim blaming exists. It’s sad and hurtful and it is everywhere. People constantly say Rehtaeh shouldn’t have been drinking, shouldn’t have been out at night, shouldn’t have lived in Cole Harbour, …. They blame her while saying nothing at all about the people who raped her. […]

21 09, 2013

Call for a Public Inquiry into Rehtaeh’s Case

By |2013-09-21T16:57:33+00:00September 21st, 2013|Categories: Rehtaeh Parsons|Tags: , |

“In Rehtaeh’s case we have a lot of unanswered questions and I don’t feel confident whatsoever that the current reviews that are taking place are going to answer these questions. They just don’t have the power to do that. My fear is that they’re going to produce a stack of paper and say, ‘Look, we […]

17 09, 2013

Possibly the worst Facebook ad ever

By |2013-09-17T17:47:33+00:00September 17th, 2013|Categories: Rehtaeh Parsons, Social Media|Tags: |

I am completely bewildered and disgusted by this. This is my daughter, Rehtaeh. They have her in an ad for meeting singles. I don’t even know what to say. Perhaps it’s not the worst ad ever but certainly it’s the worst ad I will ever see. It’s bad enough my daughter Rehtaeh died following months […]

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