The night before the start of the Great Canadian Baking Show (GCBS), Lauren Tjoe sat terrified in her hotel room. Not only is she allergic to gluten and dairy, but she was the youngest baker in her season by nine years.
Besides her journalistic tact and anchoring abilities, former Global BC anchor and reporter Deb Hope was known for her laugh — a sentiment that family, colleagues and fans recount when they think of her. Global BC reported Hope died on May 15 at 67, after an 8 year fight against Alzheimer’s disease.
A few days ago, a friend asked me how many times I had moved growing up, I paused as though the answer wasn’t simple. I had never moved. I grew up in one 732 square kilometre city in the same house and graduated from the same school I had entered 14 years earlier.
She won under the Remy the Rat name, but Decker said she intends to serve as president as herself.
One of the older campers happens to have the same name as me, and we develop a ritual. Every time I see him, I reach out to shake his hand, stifle a giggle and say, Hi Henry, said Henry, to Henry, from Henry!
you know, I've always wanted to be an inanimate object
I am not a philosopher.
The first time I brought my partner to my place, I asked them to wait outside my bedroom — I wanted to make sure that there was nothing inside that I didn’t want them to see.
“You do know that all female news readers are supposed to be slim, trendy and attention grabbers, right?”
New province, new school, new friends. This is all well and good but I’m still frustratingly the same.
The moment she woke up to loud gospel music blaring from the kitchen, she immediately groaned.
If you’re an assigned-female-at-birth Trans person, men's deodorant really great for pushing away dysphoria. It’s subtle, but you can catch whiffs of it when you move.
It’s a funny thing, to feel hollow.
One morning when I was in Grade Five I woke up with a giant pimple on my left cheek.
Mystique and Villanelle each fight against a world that tries to limit their capabilities and desires. They inspired me to be brave by being myself.
I didn’t catcall women, brag about sexual conquests or demean people with names. So how could I be affected by toxic masculinity?
"I think mentorship means so much more between women when it’s covered with solidarity of knowing that it’s not just about those big issues that are often heavy and difficult, but it’s also about coming into these places with a sense of humour.”
University should be a safe space to experiment with expressing your identity through your look.
Mulan, who went to war in place of her father, was never a warrior by nature. She was just being punished by a sin that she had never committed.