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REMEMBERING ALL WOMEN ON DECEMBER 6TH: “RESISTANCE”, A POEM BY CREE POET CONNIE FIFE

Resistance, a poem by Cree word warrior Connie Fife was selected to be read by Whitney French as the closing of Remembering All Women Week on blackcoffeepoet.com. When meeting Whitney to photograph and videotape her I read the poem and … Continue reading

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REMEMBERING ALL WOMEN ON DECEMEBER 6TH: AN OPEN LETTER TO VANCOUVER RAPE RELIEF AND WOMEN’S SHELTER FROM A TRANS WOMAN

See Day 1 of Remembering All Women on December 6th here. Wednesday December 4, 2013 Dear Vancouver Rape Relief and Women’s Shelter, It is with despair that I write this letter. I am despairing of your decision to invite Janice … Continue reading

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A POEM BY CHRYSTOS FOR THE FORGOTTEN WOMEN OF DECEMBER 6TH

Hundreds of candlelight vigils were held yesterday for the 14 white women that were killed by Marc Lepine in 1989.  It was a horrible, sexist, misogynist killing.   Thousands of Aboriginal Women, Women of Colour, Queer Women, Disabled Women, Transgender … Continue reading

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HONOURING THE FORGOTTEN WOMEN OF THE DECEMBER 6TH VIGIL: INDIGENOUS, OF COLOUR, DISABLED, QUEER, TRANSGENDER, SEX WORKER…

Every year in the land now known as Canada a vigil is held for the 14 white women killed in 1989 at Ecole Polytechnique in what is called The Montreal Massacre.  These women should be, and are, remembered.   So … Continue reading

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CHALLENGING THE WHITENESS OF THE DECEMBER 6TH VIGIL

This video interview with Deb Singh of the Toronto Rape Crisis Centre Multicultural Women Against Rape was filmed in 2010.   It was  part of a special week challenging the whiteness of December 6th called Remembering The Forgotten Women of … Continue reading

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