Anne Thériault

Anne Thériault

Bio

Anne Thériault is a Toronto-based writer and cat enthusiast who blogs about feminism, mental health, and parenting. You can follow her on twitter at @anne_theriault or her blog at The Belle Jar.

Anne Thériault Articles

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Depression Stole My Ability To Imagine A Different Tomorrow

I could tell my therapist that tomorrow I will eat toast for breakfast instead of a bagel, and technically I will have done what she's asked.

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Death Of Toronto Trans Woman Sumaya Dalmar Highlights Human Rights Crisis

The deaths of trans women like Dalmar constitute an emergency; there's no other word for it.

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An Annotated List Of All The Fictional Characters I Had Crushes On When I Was A Kid

Was Tommy from Third Rock From The Sun a slimy old alien dude or a 12-year-old boy? In retrospect, it doesn't matter.

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6 Reasons Not To Be A Jerk About Trigger Warnings

Please buy a dictionary and look up “censorship.” The definition is not “brief note concerning the subject matter of the following text.”

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Forget Valentine's Day, Let's Celebrate International Book Day Instead!

Find Valentine's day too emotionally fraught and filled with tons of heteronormative/patriarchal assumptions? You might be ready to take a break from it.

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Top 10 Safety Tips For Ancient Greek Women

Consider asking your father to turn you into a tree.

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We live in a culture that simultaneously claims to embrace the equality of men and women and at the same time is seriously devaluing femininity.

We Need To Stop Devaluing Femininity

We live in a culture that simultaneously claims to embrace the equality of men and women and at the same time seriously devalues femininity.

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Spring Has Sprung And It's Suicide Weather

Spring is the realization that if you can't believe in the possibility of change, then what have you got left?

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The Myth Of Misandry

Like several other words in Webster's (pegasus, manticore, afterlife), "misandry" falls firmly into the category of “imaginary things.”

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Everything About Postpartum Bodies Is Different (And That's OK)

Spoiler alert: they look like bodies that have been recently been filled with a quart of amniotic fluid, two pounds of placenta plus a kid. This is not a bad thing.

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