The Liberal government formally apologized in the House of Commons to gay, lesbian and transgender Canadians for discrimination over the decades, often at the hands of federal agencies.
By telling their stories and asserting themselves as authorities on their own experiences, trans* people have already changed the debate. As a result, opponents have weaponized free speech.
There's a duplicitous game of sleight-of-hand that is taking place in discussions about freedom of speech in academia and the public square.
Cree lawyer William Wuttunee represented Klippert, whose imprisonment for being gay sparked the decriminalization of homosexuality in Canada.
Actor Matt Nethersole says theatre and art need to humanize all people in these hyper-racialized times.
Mar 13, 2018
Toronto Reference Library,
789 Yonge St, Beeton Auditorium (first floor)Toronto
In Conform, Fail, Repeat, Christopher Samuel uses Pierre Bourdieu’s central “thinking tools” to show how power and domination force movements into a no-win choice between conformity and failure.
Sep 28, 2017
1214 Queen Street WestToronto , ON
Come celebrate the launch of Beyond the Basics and join us in speaking up for quality sex-ed!
Peter Gajdics talks about "The Inheritance of Shame," dealing with trauma surviving conversion therapy and how remembering helps in his recovery.
Talking Radical Radio
Dorian Jesse Fraser talks about the Queer Between the Covers book fair and distro.
Aug 18, 2017
Librairie Drawn & Quarterly
211 Bernard OuestMontreal , QC
Join author and activist Tim McCaskell for a presentation on his recent book Queer Progress: From Homophobia to Homonationalism.