Opération Séduction: Pride, pink money et commandites By

Mon séjour à Toronto pour World Pride 2014 m’a confirmé que les parades de la fierté ont une pertinence indéniable. Dans une société où l’effacement des minorités sexuelles est toujours une réalité quotidienne, avoir une telle opportunité d’investir les rues pour nous faire voir et entendre est plus que nécessaire.  Mais quelle devrait être la […]

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Kickaction Chats with Motivational Speaker and Anti-Bullying Activist Molly Burke By

When she was just four years old, Molly Burke’s world began to darken: she was diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa, a retinal disease causing loss of vision.Drawing from deeply personal experiences, Molly brings audiences, especially students, a uniquely young and current perspective on issues many of them face each day. Her message—that any challenge in life, whether it’s bullying, mental illness or a loss of vision, can be overcome—resonates powerfully.

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Hybrid Cultures; Hybrid Identities By

As a First Nation’s youth, I walk two paths in life and strive to tell one story. My story is about the strength and courage needed to live through the hearts of my people and to walk in a world so different from mine.

It is the courage to fight colonialism and assimilation.

It is the courage to fight ignorance and assumption.

It is the courage to teach.

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Voices of Solidarity By

Thursday I was at the Memorial March for Missing and Murdered Women in Montreal, an annual event organized by Justice for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women.

I asked some of the women there why they believed it was important to show support and take part in the march.

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