Tag Archives: First Wave Feminism

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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BACK IN THE SWING OF THINGS

Back In The Swing Of Things By Jorge Antonio Vallejos Last week I got back in the game.  After getting an email from a publisher about a book launch downtown I decided it was time to get back to work.  … Continue reading

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