Author: Derek Lam
Derek is a co-founder of the Giving Roses Project. When Derek isn’t working on the project with his co-founder Connor, he works in marketing for the Molson Coors Brewing Company. Derek’s partner Julia looks forward to February every year, when together, they share the romantic experience of packing and mailing envelopes full of orders for the Giving Roses Project.
In an era where consumerism is globally-conscious and purpose driven, and our understanding of gender roles has broken free of a false binary, why do our Valentine’s Day traditions remain unchanged?