Its time to add covid measures
I’ve asked for three measures that I think will help everyone withstand COVID as the next waves come in my Jan 13, 2022 Vancouver Is Awesome op-ed “3 things that should happen to better protect B.C.’s most vulnerable against COVID-19” and in my January 17 news piece in the Georgia Straight “Morgane Oger: In the…
On International Women’s Day I’d love to talk about Canada’s equality system
Today is International Women’s Day and there are so many things I’d like to talk about. I’d love to talk about how our equality system is framed in Canada. It’s such a good system that benefits from a ground-up rewrite in the late 20th century. When I contrast it with what other countries have I…
Chatting with IntraVenus – on SFU Radio CJSF 90.1
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
Is that cis white female pedestal actually a cage?
Do you really propose a purity test for qualifying as woman enough, or middle class enough, or white enough, or safe enough?
Tolerating Police Brutality Against Defenseless People (for being who they are) Brings Predictable Consequences
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…
Vancouver Leads The Way: Public Funds Should Never Teach and Reinforce Transphobia.
I am mindful Vancouver City Council members must be facing quite a bit of push-back from Vancouver Rape Relief (VRR) and their supporters as a result of today’s finance committee vote on the staff recommendation to cancel funding of their outreach and education program. On February 26, the City of Vancouver’s Standing Committee on City…
Disinformation online causes hatred on the ground
“Your all spare parts and when the PPC gets in you retards won’t have jobs and that would be of great benifit to the real Canadians.” – Steve
Well done: Vancouver Pride took a stand UBC and Vancouver Library leaders should have months ago.
Vancouver Pride Society is doing excellent work keeping institutions accountable for discrimination they enable.
Is Canada Contributing To The UK Anti-Trans Violence?
Is Canada’s unregulated online hate propaganda targeting transgender people contributing to the 81% rise in crimes targeting transgender people in the UK? Equal rights charity Stonewall estimated that two in five trans people had experienced a hate crime or incident in the past year.
CHRC endorses Inquiry call for justice over indigenous genocide
Canada’s indigenous women and girls are “under siege,” and their deaths and disappearances amount to “a race-based genocide.”: June 2019 MMIWG report