The Dangerous Practice of Supply Sharing

Data from Canadian studies has shown that the percentages of people who inject drugs with a used needle have varied from just under 9%, up to 27%. Unfortunately, needles are far from the only item being reused or shared.

Cookers, filters, sterile water, ascorbic acid and tourniquets are among some of the other popular… » 6/02/14 8:01pm 6/02/14 8:01pm

A Safe Injection Site for Toronto?

There was an article in the Toronto Star today about the possibility of a safe injection site being opened in Toronto. Toronto's Board of Health voted 6-2 Wednesday in favour of asking the province to open a safe injection site in the city. Although there is plenty of resistance to the opening of such facilities;… » 7/11/13 11:43pm 7/11/13 11:43pm

Is Trans Ethnic Really A Thing*

So I really try to only view tumblr for the pretty pictures, because honestly, tumblr is full of problems. However, every so often someone I follow for some reason or another posts something which is controversial or deeply problematic. Usually it is just to mock it, although occasionally I realise someone I follow… » 5/05/13 10:47pm 5/05/13 10:47pm

H&M Shows Collection On Plus-Size Model, Doesn't Make a Big Deal Of It

If you go to H&M's women's wear homepage right now, you'll see something a little unusual. The megachain is highlighting its new seasonal deliveries on its homepage — "Casual Classics," "Style Update: Black & White," "New Looks April," so much so ordinary. But then there's the "Beachwear" collection. » 4/29/13 7:17pm 4/29/13 7:17pm

Why We Need to Talk About the Horrifying Gosnell Abortion Trial

Philadelphia abortion provider Dr. Kermit Gosnell is accused of running a clinic straight out of the Saw horror franchise: standard practices allegedly included snipping the spines of live newborns with rusty equipment, storing feces in cat-food containers and fetus feet in jars, and overdosing patients, particularly… » 4/12/13 5:46pm 4/12/13 5:46pm