The Territory of Women’s Bodies

By Trisha Baptie | Twitter: @trisha_baptie When I hear the word “territories,” I immediately think of the land, of earth. I think of the indigenous peoples of this land called Canada and how it was stolen from them and then divided as if a commodity and not a sacred life force. How Indian agents kept […]

Getting Real with Trisha: Owning Privilege

On Jesus, privilege and a Porsche. By Trisha Baptie | Twitter: @trisha_baptie Michael Kimmel captures i this short video what I have been thinking about/stewing in/pondering and trying to own as much as possible in my own life. “Privilege is invisible to those that have it.”–Michael Kimmel I try to own my privilege. I am white. Some days […]

Getting Real with Trisha: On Sweden and Experiencing the Effects of the Nordic Model of Prostitution Law

Thoughts and observations from a society where women and girls are not for sale. By Trisha Baptie | Twitter: @trisha_baptie __________________________________________________________ “We had an art show/contest with 200 pieces of art. There was a equal amount of men and women represented and no one knew who had painted what. There were no names on the […]

Getting Real with Trisha: On Laughing

I think if you’ve glimpsed at, resided in and intimately known well some forms of hell on earth, laughter … laughing, is a balm for the wounds that seep in deep. By Trisha Baptie | Twitter: @trisha_baptie Quite possibly my fave activity is …  laughing. For me it feels like the most natural thing to […]

Women’s Worlds 2011

Advocating for equality as a unified voice at the International Women’s World Conference held in Ottawa By Trisha Baptie | Twitter: @trisha_baptie ____________________________________________________________ There’s a funny rumor going around that it is summer. For those of us living in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, it is easy to understand why this seems like a […]