Playlist - Alotta Thoughts QuickTakes

A Minority within a Minority (so please shut up)

Let’s talk about the importance of listening to diverse perspectives. This video is dedicated to Scott Piatkowski, a trustee at the Waterloo Region District School Board. For those of you who don’t know Scott, He is blessed to have many transgender friends in his life. Let me give you some background. On March 20th, I provided a delegation to the board questioning their procedure of withholding a child’s...

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On Over Characterizing Hate

Since last week I’ve been wrestling with a thought You see, I’ve been operating on the assumption that society is divided on transgender issues and that we need to find a way to come closer together. I’ve always presumed that individuals on both sides of this divide wish things could be better and are looking for good-faith solutions to improve our discourse. I like to see the best in people like that.And...

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The Adulthood Transition of Chris Tyson

Okay, this video is going to get personal.This is not a topic that I had intended to cover in the near term, but something happened that I believe is well worth addressing. Today we are going to talk about Mr. Beast. Or more accurately, we are going to talk about the gender transition of Chris Tyson, the Mr. Beast sidekick. Now, you’re forgiven if you have no idea who Mr. Beast is. I certainly wouldn’t...

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Some People Don’t Like Pride Flags

So for those of you who are wondering why I’ve been so quiet for the past week, I just bought a hot tub. And, I’ve spent the last week in my backyard bliss far away from politics  I would still be there tonight except some of you decided to get very upset about pride flags and now I have to make this video. This morning the internet exploded because Norwich County is not hanging a pride flag. Yes...

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Alotta Thoughts Podcast Episode 3 – Pronouns, Classical Liberalism and Trans Hot Topics

In this lively conversation, I am joined by Catherine Kronas, Eva Kurilova, Neil Dorin and Lois Cardinal to take a deep dive into Pronouns, Classical Liberalism, and a discussion around current political discourse on gender matters. I was really excited to have this conversation and it certainly didn’t disappoint. After my first discussion with Chanel and Catherine and the backlash from radical feminists...

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We’ve Gone Pronoun Mad (Part 1)

We need to talk about Pronouns. We shouldn’t need to, but this has become such a hot topic that it’s pretty difficult not to tackle this one straight on. Over the last two months I’ve done a few podcast episodes exploring diverse perspectives on pronoun usage. In the most recent episode Catherine Kronas, Eva Kurilova, Neil Dorin, Lois Cardinal and I tackled this topic direectly. That episode will be...

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Fixating on Pronouns Is Bad For Transgender People

We need to talk about pronouns, and how we’ve let a tiny part of speech become this toxic cesspool that prevents us from talking to one another. This is the second part of a three-part series on pronouns. Alotta Thoughts #13 – We’ve gone Pronoun Mad (Pronouns Part 1) took a look at a flyer from my daughter’s school which gives children horrible advice to never assume someone’s pronouns, even based on their...

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Alotta Thoughts #3 – Cancel Culture

Yesterday, someone tried to get me cancelled. How did this begin? Over the past week, I’ve released a videos supporting Nick Morabito, an Ottawa parent who raised concerns about transgender washroom usage at his public school. For those who haven’t been following, Nick made a presentation to the Ottawa school board where he politely raised concerns about cross-sex washroom usage. After 35 seconds of...

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