As it is probably quite clear, I am a big fan of true crime. But my feelings for true crime are not so cut and dry. Continue reading The Conflict of Loving True Crime While Being Marginalized
In June I started a summer job. It’s not a particularly high paying job, but it’s the highest paying I’ve ever had. It’s also one of the most accessible jobs I’ve ever had. It’s only a part time summer job, but being in an accessible work environment has changed a lot for me as a … Continue reading Accommodated: The Difference Accessibility Makes In The Workplace
Welcome to True Crime Tuesday! This is a monthly series for the first Tuesday of the month where I write about different things true crime and horror related. It obviously has nothing to do with my podcast Sick Sad World. So if you know me, then you’d know that I love horror and I love … Continue reading Why I Love True Crime
Last month I attended a psychiatrist appointment as part of the process to access accommodations both through ODSP and through my university accessibility office. This was my third appointment with the clinic and my first with the psychiatrist. This appointment ended in my storming out of the office twenty minutes into the appointment and heading … Continue reading An E-mail To The Social Worker Who Recommended I Needed Yoga
CW: description of sexual assault, internalized victim-blaming, rape culture Today my news feed was filled with Me too. I’ve scrolled past it from countless friends and acquaintances. Post after post reminding us that almost none of us haven’t been affected by sexual harassment or assault. Me too. It took me three years to talk about … Continue reading Me Too: What Happened At the Con
CW: detailed description of public harassment by a visibly mentally ill person, racism, ableism, sanism, police violence Yesterday I woke up deep in a depressive episode. I skipped my second class for the week, a tutorial I still haven’t shown up to it. There was a hopelessness that I’m so familiar with. My body wasn’t … Continue reading When Performing Whiteness Still Can’t Keep You Safe
I was in an uncomfortable situation a few weeks ago, and every time I think about it, all of these hurt and upset feelings come up. I was in a group chat with my partner and his friends. This group chat is predominantly white; I was one of two people of colour in it. We … Continue reading Who Gets To Police Language?