Lives

In Defence of De-persons

For those of us who have emerged in relationship to rather than via self-determination, how does the affirmation of de-person-ness offer a new form of political agency? Johanna Hedva foregrounds interdepency, care, and solidarity in her defence of the undercommons

Bonds of Colour

Shailee Koranne grew up in a mostly white Canadian suburb and actively made an effort to build relationships with other women of colour. These relationships are changing her life

AUTISTIC FUTURES

April 29th, 2016 by Patricia C. Baxter As an autistic woman, I encounter obstacles and challenges in my life through implicit social structures and explicit discrimination against autistic, and neuroatypical, people.  As a result of these experiences I often wonder...

WAITING GAME

"Today I got my very first injection of testosterone." Av Anderson shares their story of seeking adequate medical care in Calgary

AN AVERAGE “INDIAN”

April 14, 2016 by Hannah Battiste     An average “Indian” They say they know, but do they? They correct and stare, as if they’ve lived our lives. As if they died fighting, as if they struggled while protesting. We...

DERBY GRRRL

"Sometimes we hurt ourselves in order to protect ourselves." Karissa LaRocque on roller derby, disordered eating, and female pain.