This week I’m thinking again about freedom of speech – and more specifically, who is really afforded this right and who is not? It’s prompted by disciplinary action taken against Masuma Khan by Dalhousie University (now retracted). Ms Khan posted a Facebook comment in response to reactions to … [Continue reading] Freedom of Speech – for whom exactly?
Freedom of Speech
Women's Marches This past weekend, thousands of women around the world took to the streets to show their protest against the new President of the USA, their commitment to each other, and their solidarity towards the other groups also targeted by him during his campaign. It gave me pause to … [Continue reading] Marching for Change
In the wake of the events in Paris, I'm thinking about freedom of speech. I'm not a cartoonist or a journalist. But what I do know is that it is a lot easier to make fun of, criticize, demean, or negatively highlight something or someone when they are "not like me". It's easier to point fingers, … [Continue reading] Freedom of Speech and Diversity