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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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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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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Top 10 Safety Tips For Ancient Greek Women

Consider asking your father to turn you into a tree.

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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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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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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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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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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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