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“Can I Help You?” (A Short Film)

“Can I Help You?” Honourable Mention @ 4th International CellPhilm Festival 2016 which focused on the themes: Land, Bodies, Consent. Indigenous bodies and Bodies Of Colour are policed in various ways and in various places. LCBO (Liquor Control Board of … Continue reading

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#SayHerName: Remembering Black Women Killed By Police This December 6th

#SayHerName: Remembering Black Women Killed By Police This December 6th Hashtag and names of women provided by Gloria Carissa Every December 6th I am one of many who brings attention to women forgotten and ignored by media and organizers of Canada … Continue reading

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Thrive: Our Voices Rising! 2015

Participating in the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Thrive: Our Voices Rising! 2015 Toronto Saturday December 12 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM Metro Hall, 3rd Floor (55 John Street, Toronto, Ontario, corner of King and John) Keynotes – … Continue reading

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Indigenous Women’s Book Launch: Lee Maracle and Lenore Keeshig @ Another Story Bookshop

Don’t miss out on hearing two amazing Indigenous writers read from their latest books! Click here to see an interview with Lee Maracle, and click here watch her read from her first book of poems: Bent Box. Look to the RIGHT … Continue reading

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AFTER THE PARIS KILLINGS: A JOURNAL ENTRY

After the Paris Killings: A Journal Entry By Jorge Antonio Vallejos Wednesday January 7, 2015 10:57 PM A little over twelve hours ago, two, maybe three, men killed twelve people in Paris, France: 8 journalists, 2 cops, and 2 other … Continue reading

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RACISM AT A CHRISTMAS PARTY

Racism At A Christmas Party By Jorge Antonio Vallejos Racism never takes a break. If you are a person of colour you’re never on vacation from racism. Christmas and the Holiday season brings many fun occasions along with sad ones. … Continue reading

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MONTREAL MASSACRE 25TH ANNIVERSARY VIGIL (TORONTO)

Montreal Massacre 25th Anniversary Vigil (Toronto) By Jorge Antonio Vallejos I have been attending the “Women Won’t Forget” vigil for the 14 women killed in the Montreal Massacre in 1989 for seven years.   I started going because I’m opposed … Continue reading

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KISSING KEEPS US AFLOAT: A TALK WITH POET LAURIE MACFAYDEN

Kissing Keeps Us Afloat: A Talk With Poet Laurie MacFayden By Jorge Antonio Vallejos “Writers make shit up,” says Laurie MacFayden, author of the new poetry collection Kissing Keeps Us Afloat. “I’d like to say it’s all true but my … Continue reading

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FACEBOOK BLOCKED ME!!!

Wednesday November 26, 2014 Dear Readers, The FaceBook ban on peoples not using their birth given, legal names has caught up with me. Two months ago an acquaintance of mine warned me about FB blocking people from using their service … Continue reading

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LOVING QUEER WOMEN OF COLOUR: A TALK WITH POET AKHAJI ZAKIYA

Loving Queer Women Of Colour: A Talk With Poet Akhaji Zakiya By Jorge Antonio Vallejos “I love me some women of colour who are queer,” says Akhaji Zakiya. The Toronto writer recently launched her new book Inside Her in front … Continue reading

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