Out of the Shadow: Subversive Voices on Resistance to Racism, Resilience, and Queer Futurity

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An evening of research & discussion with Dr Sulaimon Giwa, Assistant Professor Memorial University of Newfoundland, Faculty of Social Work Thurs, June 29, 2017 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm 251 Bank Street, Ottawa, ON In the shadow of hegemonic ideals of Whiteness in gay/queer men’s communities lie subversive voices of gay men of colour yearning to breathe free. The rich tapestry of their lives have, to date, been narrowly defined through the biomedical discourse of HIV/AIDS. Despite their lives...
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The Ghomeshi Effect

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The Ghomeshi Effect is a verbatim dance-theatre piece that tackles sexual violence in Canada, particularly how it is handled in the justice system, through an edited series of documented interviews, and uses dance to inform and interrogate the language used in the discussion of sexual violence. The hashtags #BeenRapedNeverReported and #IbelieveLucy emerged as countless people shared powerful stories of their own unreported sexual assaults. The outpouring of support was dubbed “the Ghomeshi ef...
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Leeds Grenville (Brockville)

Dare to Stand Out is a series of national conferences, brought to you by Jer’s Vision, that work with youth to address issues surrounding homophobia and transphobia in their schools and communities. The best part is that participants will walk away with tools and resources to take back to their schools and communities. Dare to Stand Out Brockville Youth Diversity Conference focuses on youth engagement, diversity, and youth issues, and is generously co-organized by City Councillor Leigh...
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Alberta (Leduc County)

Dare to Stand Out is a series of national conferences, brought to you by Jer’s Vision, that work with youth to address issues surrounding homophobia and transphobia in their schools and communities. The best part is that participants will walk away with tools and resources to take back to their schools and communities. 
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British Columbia (Vancouver)

Dare to Stand Out is a series of national conferences, brought to you by Jer’s Vision, that work with youth to address issues surrounding homophobia and transphobia in their schools and communities. The best part is that participants will walk away with tools and resources to take back to their schools and communities. Dare to Stand Out British Columbia (Vancouver) Conference this year will have an opening panel of various panels and will focus on different GSAs networking and sharing ...
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Manitoba: StandOUT! GSA/Diversity Provincial Conference (Winnipeg)

We are pleased to announce that The Rainbow Resource Centre will be hosting the 3rd Annual Manitoba GSA Conference on November 25th, 2013 at the Victoria Inn. This conference is for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Two-Spirit, Queer, Questioning and Allied (LGBTTQQA*) youth, as well as Educators and Youth Service Providers!Junior High and High Schools from across Manitoba and North Western Ontario are invited to join us for a day of learning, skill building, discussions, fun and network...
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National Capital Region: Teacher Ally Training with uOttawa (Ottawa)

Through this one-day course Jeremy Dias will educate you on the LGBTQ community, and their experience of bullying. The Certification Course will give you the tools to tackle homophobia and transphobia in your schools and youth communities, preparing you as an educator.More about Jeremy:Jeremy Dias is the Founder and Director of Jer’s Vision: Canada’s Youth Diversity Initiative (and the International Day of Pink). His organization works to stop bullying, discrimination and homophobia in schools a...
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