On the eve of Trans Day of Remembrance, I asked UBC leadership to meet with me for a conversation on whether their policy on platforming hate propaganda has changed since they held space for transphobia in 2018. #TDOR
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
Do you really propose a purity test for qualifying as woman enough, or middle class enough, or white enough, or safe enough?
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…
On September 29, 2019, Self-identified feminist journalist Meghan Murphy gave a talk about her feelings regarding transgender women and feminism. It drew strong criticism across Canada and head-scratching abroad. Murphy’s thesis is that transgender women are men because being transgender is “in fact” an impossibility and that transgender people put cisgender people at risk, with…
This is a message to the social conservative fringe of Canada. We all have the same rights, the same hopes, and the same fears. We are, in facts so much alike.
On May 2 2019, conservative faith-based group Canadian Christian Lobby, the CCL, held a public talk entitled “The erosion of freedom: How transgender politics in school and society is undermining our freedom and harming women and children”. This was the fourth in a series on Vancouver Island that also advertises dates in Metro Vancouver in may.…
No matter who they are or what they believe, people who incite discrimination on prohibited grounds are inciting others to break the law. This be stopped from doing it in a rented space.
When you claim denying a publicly-available service for women to trans women is justified or even legal in Canada you are lying.
It's not the name calling that gets anti-transgender activists in trouble, it's the harassment. It's the incitement of hatred. It's the acts of prohibited discrimination.