Rage and horror thanks to the Globe and Mail

In the Globe and Mail Saturday ("Canada's National Newspaper") there was an article called "Love's Outer Reaches", by Ian Brown. In it he reviews a book by Andrew Solomon about children who don't meet 'normal' expectations  (Far From the Tree). This is the graphic to go with the article that has the types of children…

OKAY! ENOUGH ALREADY!!!

http://thechronicleherald.ca/metro/87595-updated-man-dies-after-gottingen-street-assault So, apparently last night in my adopted and loved home, a man who was an outspoken but kind advocate for the gay and lesbian community, and the editor of Wayves, was beaten to death on the street. From the Chronicle-Herald: "Although police have not released his identity, several sources said the victim is Raymond…

Scapegoating and Catcher in the Rye

I recently had the opportunity to visit my stellar niece, Stephanie, and caught her in the middle of Catcher in the Rye, the classic high-schooler-getting-filled-with-angst-coming-of-life story. I remember reading that waaay back before the dawn of time, when dinosaurs ruled the earth, and I was in grade 10. I couldn't get it at the time…