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SHOWING UP #5: STARING BACK AT THE LOOK SO MANY PEOPLE GIVE YOU

Showing Up #5: Staring Back At The Look So Many People Give You By Jorge Antonio Vallejos I’m used to people staring at me. It happens everyday. And there are different reasons:  my limp my colour my body my handlebar … Continue reading

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VLOG: MY WINTER 2013 READING LIST

This video blog is the companion to my last post: My Winter 2013 Reading List. I go more in depth in this video than I do on the blog post. There’s poetry, fiction, memoir, spirituality, and writing reference discussed here. … Continue reading

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DECEMBER 17: INTERNATIONAL DAY TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST SEX WORKERS

Today is the International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers.   Here is a poem I wrote for sex workers: White Van. Watch, SHARE, Tweet, be an ally. Subscribe to the Black Coffee Poet YOUTUBE Channel: 140 videos: Poetry, … 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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STEFOKNEE WOLSCHT READS A POEM

Stefoknee Wolscht is fun to hang out with and watch in action. The documentary based on her life, Living 2 Lives/Dying 1000 Deaths, sheds much light on who Stefoknee is and where she came from.   My interview with Stefoknee … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH STEFOKNEE WOLSCHT

Stefonknee Wolscht is a 49 year young Canadian spiritual transwoman; passionate defender of trans rights; resource navigator for marginalized LGBTQ people at Stefonknee.com ; public speaker;  activist; dad/mom of 7 wonderful kids; Opa to Jake & Rebecca; sexy and single. … Continue reading

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REMEMBERING HELEN BETTY OSBORNE: A THANK YOU LETTER FROM A YOUNG CREE WOMAN

Nineteen-year old Cree woman Helen Betty Osborne was murdered by 4 white men November 13, 1971.  Osborne’s death and case have been labelled a “conspiracy of silence”.  We hounour Helen Betty Osborne this week on blackcoffeepoet.com via an Opinion Editorial, … Continue reading

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REMEMBERING HELEN BETTY OSBORNE: OP ED: “LEST WE FORGET”

Nineteen-year old Cree woman Helen Betty Osborne was murdered by 4 white men November 13, 1971.  Osborne’s death and case have been labelled a “conspiracy of silence”.  We hounour Helen Betty Osborne this week on blackcoffeepoet.com via an Opinion Editorial, … Continue reading

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