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

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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A Happy Death, Full Of Light And Color

It's possible to mourn and celebrate, to be with someone you can't see or feel, and to find some kind of joy even when you're mired in loss.

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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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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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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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Winter Survival Tips From Narnia's White Witch

Winter can be a real drag. And so drab! So take this advice from the Chatelaine of Cair Paravel to make the final days of February more fab.

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The Little House On The Prarie Characters: From The Genocidal To The White Supremacist

Of course, Pa wasn't perfect. He had a definite libertarian/white supremacist/manifest destiny streak.

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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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Russian Witch Baba Yaga's Guide To Feminism

Today we asked Baba Yaga—celebrated and infamous Russian witch—to share some of her wisdom and enduring tips on feminism.

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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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