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

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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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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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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Depression Stole My Ability To Imagine A Different Tomorrow

I could tell my therapist that tomorrow I will eat toast for breakfast instead of a bagel, and technically I will have done what she's asked.

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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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Illustration by Gus Gordon. Courtesy of Facebook

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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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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Credit: National Post

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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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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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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