The UN Commission on the Status of Women continues to ignore over 135 million Lesbian or Bisexual women and over 24 million transgender women and nonbinary persons with female sex characteristics.
I call on the UN CSW recognizing the diversity of gender and sexuality at CSW65.
Today is International Women’s Day and there are so many things I’d like to talk about. I’d love to talk
Today is Coming Out Day. On this day some of those of us who came out as who we are
Canada’s labour movement trains up future activists to continue the hard work that their elders have started to make Canada more just for us all.
Labour has consistently shown up at our side in the advocacy work we’ve done. They can be counted on to stand up for individual workers and the oppressed in the face of unfairness. Each win they help bring ensures all our children, their children have better lives.
On Labour Day, I celebrate this.
Threats from men with guns: Morgane Oger speaks to IntraVenus about running for public office and the consequences it brought, her foray into acting, and how she sees legislation going to protect us all from hatred in Canada – on CJSF 90.1 Simon Fraser University
Without safe, governed spaces with basic services in which campers can stay for extended periods of time, without ensuring the safety of everyone in or near our parks, and without addressing dangerous behaviour, the proposed Vancouver Parks Board bylaws intended to govern temporary shelters offers little that is new that we can believe Parks Board staff are in a position to enforce and imposes undue hardship on those whose conduct they are being deployed to address.
Do you really propose a purity test for qualifying as woman enough, or middle class enough, or white enough, or safe enough?
The people governing the U.S. law-enforcement system allowed it to train and employ potentially lethal methods on defensess, handcuffed persons. The officers used these methods and killed George Floyd when they applied excessive and lethal force during his arrest, and there are strong indications his being a Black man was a factor in how he was treated.
When I was invited by the nice folks at Day Of Pink to be featured in the 3rd edition of their colouring book “Colouring With Pride” to mark International Day of Pink 2020 on 8 April 2020, I was thrilled. But then COVID-19 happened. it’s finally out.