Personal Narrative


The Power of Protest – Take Back the Night

"Protest changes nothing" people are saying today. This is our reply: Violence happens when the conditions are right; change the conditions and you stand a hope of impact. 1. Violence happens amid silence, secrets, sanctioned stories, being too young to describe it, too afraid of being disbelieved....

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Seat Diversity

A Seat at the Table

It’s time for all agencies and festivals that support, advocate for and celebrate newcomers, refugees and racial minorities and their “diversity” to recognize sexual and gender diversity as a key part of their mandates....

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A Nan By Any Other Name

Despite my attempts to use an English name to overcome the Goliath-sized shame I felt and the prejudice others had towards my “foreignness”, I was unable to shed the feeling that something was wrong....

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