Welcome to the Lynn Williams Activist Toolkit, an exciting new project of rabble.ca currently in Beta. The Toolkit is a wiki-style section of the rabble site devoted to content collaboration. It contains a growing number of encyclopedic resources that you can write. The Toolkit is named after activist, organizer, and labour leader, Lynn Williams, whose commitment to social justice has inpired generations of United Steeworker activists. Read more about Lynn Williams here. Participate in the Toolkit! See our User Guide, and please check out the toolkit blog and podcast.
Editor's Note: rabble.ca is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of influential labour activist Lynn Williams. Williams died on May 4, 2014. Our thoughts are with his family, friends and fellow workers during this difficult time.
Lynn Williams was one of the most influential North American union...
Learning about Canadian queer history just got a whole lot easier, thanks to the creation of Queerstory. Queerstory is an app that tracks your location and based on where you are in Toronto, gives you the story of the closest point of interest in queer history. Using archival footage in a mini-documentary style, the app tells the stories about queer art and culture, activism, bars and community.
Learn about the silky voiced gender queer singer, Jackie Shane who added glitz and glamour to Toronto’s Yonge Street music scene in the 1960s or the 1978 police raid of the office of the Body Politic.