Tag: Community

  • Blog Series

    A Tale Of Two Spectrums: The Challenges of Being Both Queer and Autistic

    January 25th, 2021     by Lucinda Thee     Comments

    “Many autistic people may come out as LGBTQ+ while some of their neurotypical peers may not because of two traits that many autistic people share: a lack of adherence to social norms and a strong sense of honesty. Openly identifying as queer may come a little easier to folks who aren’t tied to social expectations of gender and feel the need to tell the truth. However, LGBTQ+ autistic people who occupy these two dual spectrums face massive challenges in their day-to-day lives.” READ MORE

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    To Those Who Have Painted My World Orange

    October 12th, 2020     by Ruby Condon     Comments

    A love letter for pandemic times. READ MORE

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    Banding Together Through Mutual Aid

    August 21st, 2020     by Ainsley Lawrence     Comments

    “Ironically, as social isolation is encouraged for the sake of public health, it is small, united groups of people that may ultimately thrive.” READ MORE

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    Surviving the Pandemic Together: Investing in Our Communities’ Futures

    May 23rd, 2020     by Team Shameless     Comments

    In the months leading up to the pandemic, the Shameless team was planning to launch a fundraising campaign to counteract the loss of our Ontario Arts Council funding. Our priorities in the current moment have shifted. We’ve found ourselves asking, how can we maintain our treasured communities through primarily online forms? How can we show up for each other when we have to socialize from a distance? How can we continue to create the world that we want to find on the other side of all of this? READ MORE