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Trans Activists, Don’t Throw Mad People Under The Bus!

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site.

This article was written in collaboration with mad pride activist and SSHRC postdoctoral fellow Jijian Voronka.

Recently, the Canadian Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in Toronto shut down its Child Youth and Family Gender Identity Clinic (GIC), fired its head, the prestigious and highly controversial Dr. Kenneth Zucker, and removed him from his post as Psychologist-in-Chief of CAMH.

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site.

This article was written in collaboration with mad pride activist and SSHRC postdoctoral fellow Jijian Voronka.

Recently, the Canadian Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in Toronto ...

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau speaks to media during a break at the federal Liberal summer caucus meeting in Edmonton on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Quote of the Day: Justin Trudeau announces gender-equal cabinent “because it’s 2015”

New Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced his cabinent today, which — for the first time in the country’s history — includes equal numbers of men and women. When asked by a reporter why it was important to him to have a gender-balanced team, he responded simply: “Because it’s 2015.” 

New Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced his cabinent today, which — for the first time in the country’s history — includes equal numbers of men and women. When asked by a reporter why it was important to ...

Canada’s first national survey of sex workers shows most are satisfied with their jobs

Canada’s conservative government is poised to pass a bill which would criminalize sex work. But a new national study disproves many of the paternalistic stereotypes and assumptions behind the legislation.

Canada’s conservative government is poised to pass a bill which would criminalize sex work. But a new national study disproves many of the paternalistic stereotypes and assumptions behind the legislation.

Justin Bieber won’t be deported because he’s rich and white

I don’t know how this keeps happening, but somehow I’m writing about Justin Bieber again. I couldn’t sing one of his songs if there was a gun pointed at my head, but this kid keeps causing trouble in matters that are close to my heart.

What did he do this time? The singer allegedly egged a house in his neighborhood of Calabasas, California, raking up $20,000 in damage -– a wee bit over the $400 in damages that cross you over into the realm of felony. But here’s the interesting part: JBiebs is a Canadian citizen.

I don’t know how this keeps happening, but somehow I’m writing about Justin Bieber again. I couldn’t sing one of his songs if there was a gun pointed at my head, but this kid

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

By Chloe and Alexandra

A guide for journos interviewing survivors of sexual violence.

Indigenous communities in Canada compile their own database on missing and murdered women.

Peggy Olson should be the star of “Masters of Sex.”

“and expected me to be proud of you because you were going to ‘dismantle the system from within’”

New Yorkers: register for “Queer Dreams and Nonprofit Blues.”

What’s with the 2-D depiction of women in movies about sex addiction?

Check out a new approach to sex ed from friend of the site Emma Cohen.

Serbia has cancelled its gay pride parade out of fears of anti-gay rioting.

By Chloe and Alexandra

A guide for journos interviewing survivors of sexual violence.

Indigenous communities in Canada compile their own database on missing and murdered women.

Peggy Olson should be the star of “Masters ...

Weekly Feminist Reader

And while we’re on the topic of inspired dance moves

4th trimester bodies.

I am not sex positive.

The pilgrimage to the Toronto Film Festival.

Qahera, a new Muslim Superhero.

This video from the Fat Experience Project might break your heart.

Hell yeah, Canada!

What about gay grandparents?

bell hooks was right.

Dear Western Saviorists.

Trans women, love, and There Will Come a Day.

A family experiments with living in a slum for a month; this reeks of trouble.

Cities, they’re where it’s at y’all.

Looking at the U.S. through teenager’s eyes: My Hometown Is.

“I am one of America’s unlicensed, untrained illegal abortionists.”

Birth ...

And while we’re on the topic of inspired dance moves

4th trimester bodies.

I am not sex positive.

The pilgrimage to the Toronto Film Festival.

Qahera, a new Muslim Superhero.

This ...

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