Blog: Thanks, Universe, For Fucking Shit Up

I know a lot about disappointment. I also know a lot about reframing, bright sides, and the universal tendency toward good things. This post is about that. Sort of. There was a not insignificant amount of build up to the Simcoe Country Violence Against Women Coordinating Committee talk. I was approached at the Muskoka Domestic … Continue reading Blog: Thanks, Universe, For Fucking Shit Up

Blog: herstories; or How I Got a TV Show and What That’s Like

I was so nervous! I had a little notepad with questions on it and I read them faithfully, one by one. I was very quiet and awkward. Even though I interact with women all the time at my work, in my life, and volunteering, in basically the same type of setting (I love to ask questions and I’m very curious, so if I’m not careful I can accidentally interview people without even thinking about it!), I was overwhelmed by the camera and the knowledge that it was Very Important to be professional and sound good, etc.

Bio & Keynote Address

BIO Kathleen May is a speaker, writer, lesbian, and activist. She lives in Huntsville, Ontario, and received her BA form York University. Stirred by feminist authors and activists, she has run a popular feminist blog for more than 8 years. She works for two women’s shelters in Muskoka, beginning as a volunteer. She also works … Continue reading Bio & Keynote Address

London Lesbian Film Festival 2017

Excerpt: In previous years, the Film Festival had been located in one large theatre, but this year it had been divided and we took up two theatres that were near each other. Since this was my first year, I couldn’t compare, but personally I didn’t mind it too much as I was overwhelmed enough without having that many people in one place. But I heard others were disappointed at the arrangement, which I understand.

Personal: Weight Loss and Eating Disorders

Can a woman with an eating disorder, which isn’t entirely in recovery, ever attempt weight loss without triggering herself? I believe so. I believe some addicts in recovery can also have one glass of wine without relapsing. I believe women contain multitudes. But can I?