Belonging and Banishment: Being Muslim in Canada
It's often met by a raised eyebrow and perhaps a soft exhale. Then comes the barrage of questions and observations, subtly revealing society's myths about Muslims. Why don't you wear a veil? You don't seem to be a typical Muslim woman. You were born Muslim - but you're not practicing right?
As the surprise slowly wears off, out comes the curiosity. What's it like to be Muslim in Canada?
Toronto Mad Pride Week returns July 11th-17th, 2016
Toronto Mad Pride Week is an arts, culture and community festival created to celebrate, empower and build community. We are working not only to end stigma and oppression that people living with mental illness face, but to show our strength and enjoyment of life.
This year we have a diverse lineup of activities, discussions, and ‘mad’ festivities. Included among these are: