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    Bigger Than Tragedy

    March 18th, 2015     by deb singh     Comments

    TRIGGER WARNING: THIS BLOG CONTAINS INFO ON VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN AND LINKS THAT DESCRIBE VIOLENT ACTS AGAINST CHILDREN. READ MORE

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    Mid-Week Round Up: February March 18

    March 18th, 2015     by Jessie Hale     Comments

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    Catcall for What?

    March 17th, 2015     by Claudia Chen     Comments

    The “Catcall for What?” music video was sparked by a group of young women of colour sharing their experiences of being harassed on the street. In this video, young women of colour reframe sexual harassment: the perpetrators of catcalling are no longer the focal point of the story; rather, it’s the strong women who are taking a stand and adding some fun to it (with stuffed cats) who really tell the story. READ MORE

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    Review: Girlhood (Bande de filles)

    March 12th, 2015     by Jackie Mlotek     Comments

    In one of my favourite classes I took last year, my professor told us a story about her then toddler aged son. His hair was long and he wore it in a braid, and some of the other kids at the daycare asked him if he was a girl or “why he had long hair like a girl”. He responded sombrely, “There are many ways to be a boy in this world”. I tell this … READ MORE

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    Mid-Week Round Up: March 11

    March 11th, 2015     by Jessie Hale     Comments

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    American Horror Story: Ableism, Voyeurism and Popular Culture

    March 10th, 2015     by Maria Arseniuk     Comments

    On October 8, 2014 the fourth season of American Horror Story, Freak Show, premiered. The season aired for four months, concluding on January 21, 2015. The trailer’s (watch here) opening line speaks to the tangible ways in which ableism - any form of discrimination or social prejudice against Persons with Disabilities (PWD) - and voyeurism - the fervent observation of sensational subjects, typically from a distance or secret vantage point - continually intertwine to reinforce the cultural subjugation of bodies that fall outside normative conventions. READ MORE

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    Mid-Week Round Up: March 5

    March 5th, 2015     by Ronak Ghorbani     Comments

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    Mid-Week Round Up: February 25

    February 25th, 2015     by Ronak Ghorbani     Comments

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    We Belong! Women of Colour in Politics

    February 20th, 2015     by Jackie Mlotek     Comments

    The “We Belong! Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Toronto’s Municipal Election” panel featured Munira Abukar (former Ward 2 Toronto City Councillor candidate), Olivia Chow (former Toronto mayoral candidate), Kristyn Wong-Tam(current Ward 27 Toronto City Councillor), and Ausma Malik (who is a TDSB trustee of the Trinity-Spadina area in Toronto and unfortunately, was unable to make the panel due to an emergency TDSB meeting. The panel was on the evening of January 19, at the … READ MORE

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    Mid-Week Round Up: February 18

    February 18th, 2015     by Jessie Hale     Comments

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