The Canadian Progressive: The Mental and Physical Trauma of “Dreamers” Living With Deportation Threats

Since Trump’s election, the future of Daniela Vargas and more than 750,000 recipients of former president Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program has been uncertain. Most of them now endure mental and physical trauma as a result of lingering deportation threats. The post The Mental and Physical Trauma of “Dreamers” Living With Deportation Threats ...

My journey with AIDS...and more!: April 30 revisited

Today marks eleven years since the beginning of events which form the basis of my autobiographical piece entitled Chopin, Roman Polanski and a cab. I will attempt to stay home after dark.

The Canadian Progressive: One in five Canadians think women encourage sexual assault when drunk

by: Canadian Women’s Foundation | Press Release: National Omnibus reveals that Canadians still blame women for being sexually assaulted TORONTO, July 9, 2013 – With summer in full swing, Canadians have packed away their sweaters and are enjoying drinks on the patio. However, according to a new survey* conducted by the Canadian Women’s Foundation, many Canadians ...

Things Are Good: Play Tetris to Reduce Traumatic Flashbacks

Playing games is tons of fun and enterprising people are finding ways to better humanity through gameplay. I just found out that Tetris can be used to help people deal with traumatic experiences – cool! Research tells us that there is a period of up to six hours after the trauma in which it is ...