Politics: Why I chose to run with Mark Marissen and Progress Vancouver
I’m a passionate BC New Democrat, and one lesson I learned from Jack Layton’s story is that when working towards the greater good it’s best to have a diversity of viewpoints on your side.
Reprint: The diverse and powerful voices of transgender women at the UN Commission on the Status of Women
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?
I have a Question For Justin Trudeau About the Blood Ban
The federal ban barring monogamous gay men and transgender women from giving desperately-needed blood when others engaged in the same activities freely donate blood is a galling example of what could have been, but for Justin Trudeau and Hedy Fry’s lacking the will to do the right thing.
Tweaks of Oversight and Inclusion Policies Needed at Corrections Services Canada
I made some recommendations to Corrections Services Canada about improving transparency on human rights grievances and about more supports for transgender inmates.
The significance of the Oger v Whatcott ruling
I recorded a video expressing my thoughts about the groundbreaking BC Human Rights Tribunal ruling that finally sets clear limits to our charter rights when it comes to hate propaganda against transgender persons.
We won: Bill Whatcott found to have violated section 7 of BC Human Rights Code
BC tribunal rules that publishing flyers indicating an intention to discriminate on the basis of gender identity and likely to expose an individual and other transgender persons to hatred or contempt violates human rights law.
Audio: Vancouver Rape Relief to be excluded for future contracts until it meets City of Vancouver eligibility criteria on inclusion
On March 13, 2019 the Vancouver City Finance and Programs Committee heard from speakers in favour of and opposed to a grant request by Vancouver Rape Relief. This is the audio of the speakers presentations. The city renewed the grant but listed the organization as ineligible for future funding.
Someone else’s sex or gender identity takes nothing away from yours
We should accept everyone’s declared sex and gender for two reasons. The ideal idea that anyone’s biology is defined at conception is deeply flawed and in Canada’s legal system the recognition of the sex or gender of others as different than at conception causes no negative consequence on anyone.