December 6th. Just a date. Maybe an early Christmas party or a school play. Perhaps a time to start putting out decorations or maybe - a time to purchase candles and roses. A purchase not made in anticipation of a celebration but one made in memorial of 14 women who were gunned down simply because they were women and they were there. December 6th, 1989 at l'École Polytechnique de Montréal … [Read more...] about December 6th. Just a date.
Every year it breaks my heart to watch as 14 roses pile up in remembrance of the horror of December 6, 1989. In the face of such an atrocity one can only hope that lessons will be learned. Unfortunately, it seems that few have paid attention. Women are still being killed simply for being women, for asserting their rights, or simply for being there. Women's shelters are still full and daily … [Read more...] about December 6th