Audra Williams

Audra Williams

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I like watching documentaries, eating cake, playing Apples to Apples, hugging dogs, and talking about politics and culture. I don’t like zombies, cold, intoxicants, and being told jokes.

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Gap kids article article
National Post

Everybody in dresses: Why does gender neutral clothing always mean 'boy' clothes for girls?

Where is Adam Lambert’s line for Gap Kids, promoted with an upbeat commercial of young boys playing with dolls and doing ballet while wearing shiny sparkly glam clothes and lipgloss while Diamond Rings serenades us all?

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National Post

Why living with friends doesn’t make you a bad adult

We are all encouraged to work hard to have stable lives. But at the same time, we’re encouraged to anchor our lives around the relationship that is the least stable.

Fg article
National Post

Facebook or it never happened

It has become easy to depend on our social media circles to keep us informed; we’ve adopted an “I would know” attitude about current events. If it doesn’t end up in your Facebook feed, did it really happen at all?

Cheer article
National Post

Cheerleading is a highly skilled, dangerous activity. Why doesn't it pay?

It’s hard not to wonder how much this pay gulf has to do with the gender divide between players and cheerleaders. The players demonstrate agility and endurance through excruciatingly masculine tasks like running, crashing into each other, and throwing a ball.