Usually, when I discuss travelling, I glowingly discuss the spectacular things I have seen, the incredible people I have met, and the things I have learned along the way. And all of those things are true. Travel, particularly travelling solo, has transformed me, has opened my eyes to new ways of being and numerous wonders … More Do I need permission to exist as a woman in the world?
And a scandal is born in Canada.
CBC announced that Jian Ghomeshi had been let go, and shortly thereafter, Jian released a personal “explanation” on Facebook about “the truth about what happened.” It was personal, detailed, and evoked waves of sympathy for Ghomeshi from the internet.
While I have been a long-time fan of his radio show, the reaction that I had observed was troubling. As I saw my Facebook friends “friending” Jian last night and leaping to his defense, I got more and more agitated. … More Silencing amid a scandal