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Intersex rights (often violated) are human rights

Originally posted on 76 CRIMES:
Logo of the Association of Russian-speaking Intersex People The “I” in LGBTI activism is the focus of a new report that spells out what’s at stake in the growing field of intersex advocacy. The freely downloadable…

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The joys of being a minnow

For the longest time, I haven’t written in this space. First because I didn’t want to write over Belinda’s obituary, then because I wasn’t sure how to handle writing about my departure from Winnipeg. I avoided writing about Winnipeg at … Continue reading

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If I was a man, would you have…

…addressed me as “Sweetums McGoolihan” when you couldn’t remember my name? …grabbed my ass to get my attention when I was blocking your view of the TV, and then made a lame joke to excuse yourself? …interrupted a conversation I … Continue reading

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Dear Torrence: My Bullying Story

In response to the heartbreaking racist bullying incident at a particular school in Newfoundland… Dear Torrence, I don’t know you. You don’t know me. I’ve never been anywhere near Baie Verte, N.L. I’m a 25-year-old white woman in Quebec City. … Continue reading

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#EverydaySexism à la sauce burundaise

“I feel like meat here.” – Canadian female friend, anti-sexual assault campaigner, intern at local NGO I love this country, but a paradise for working women, it isn’t. Those who know me, know that gender discrimination is something I easily … Continue reading

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De-Lurking Day!

Originally posted on uni(di)versity:
Hey folks! uni(di)versity has been up and running for almost two and a half months now. We’ve had visitors from nearly 70 countries, and we’ve been privileged to host some amazing writing from some…

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