Tag Archives: social stigma

A good day to stay home

three events in the lower mainland.. good day to not venture out, eh Recovery Day Festival coming to New West – New West Record http://www.newwestrecord.ca/news/recovery-day-festival-coming-to-new–west-1.2325662 Aug 18, 2016 – Bif Naked will be headlining the first ever Recovery Day Festival … Continue reading

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About the Person or their Group

Giving and Taking Offense in online – and in life – conversations has taken on mental health issue proportions. On a facebook post for a recipe, I commented that the dish sounded disgusting. The poster’s response was to call me … Continue reading

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Atheists are the New Gays

Part of the problem that atheists face is like what the gay community went through in the 1970′s and 1980s for a person to understand that gay people are just people, they have to know that they know some. Atheists, … Continue reading

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Of All the Studies of All of the World

There are 2 that stick out for me. (stick out – stand out – memorable) The first study was a two part study done 20 years apart – asking 7th grade boys and girls what they wanted to be when … Continue reading

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Jenner: Costume, Caricature and Legit Commentary

This is not a post that I wanted to do.   To an Athlete Dying Young By A. E. Housman The time you won your town the race We chaired you through the market-place; Man and boy stood cheering by, … Continue reading

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Health Care: Caring About the Public’s Health

Riverview Hospital How telling that medical facilities make the best horror movie locations, eh? Horror in Vancouver: seeking out Exquisite Tenderness at Riverview Hospital They ended up renaming it The Surgeon. : straight.com when I grew up in New Westminster, … Continue reading

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Victim Blaming

This was an interesting article to come across this morning: http://www.psychologytoday.com/collections/201401/skin-deep/why-do-we-blame-victims?tr=HomeColItem   “Lerner theorized that these victim blaming tendencies are rooted in the belief in a just world, a world where actions have predictable consequences and people can control what happens … Continue reading

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