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

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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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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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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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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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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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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I Believe In A Thing Called Love (And Maybe Faith Too)

I want to know the texture and weight of faith, as if it was a sort fabric I could run my fingertips over.

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My Little Feminequist Pony: Lesbian Separatist Fan Fiction

Under the guidance of the two princess-goddesses, Equestria is to this day a place where stallions and mares enjoy equal privileges.

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For Trolls, Not Even My Young Child Is Off Limits

This is what it's like to be a feminist on the Internet who also happens to be a mother.

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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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