Our Sunday Links

You’ve probably read the Aziz Ansari story that broke last weekend, as well as the many subsequent pieces that have been written about the story. Here are a few we liked:

Margaret Atwood’s recent column in The Globe and Mail, “Am I a bad feminist?”, has  led to several great pieces this week about the need to change the landscape of Canlit. Some of our favourites are Jen Sookfong Lee’s “On Margaret Atwood and the new Canlit” and Chantal Braganza’s “Margaret Atwood’s failure of imagination.

On a related note, I am happy about the “Publishing Unbound” event happening at Simon Fraser University! This event “brings together authors, activists, scholars, and publishing professionals from across Canada for a conversation about systemic barriers to accessing Canadian publishing and the often-exclusive world of Canadian writing known as CanLit.”

Here are 30 Books by 30 Queer Canadian Writers for your reading list.

Lena Waithe talks about wanting to make Hollywood blacker.

An excerpt from Ijeoma Oluo’s book, So You Want to Talk About Race, on speaking with her white mother about race.

This is USA gymnast Aly Raisman’s to her abuser and former gymnastics team doctor, Larry Nassar.

Read this perspective from S.T. Holloway on why she did not return to the Women’s March this year.

Also very important:

Read “Reconciliation and Human Rights for Indigenous Peoples: The Pathway Ahead” by Anne Levesque and Cindy Blackstock.

“Having, sort of, that top-down structure from the government, versus having a grassroots perspective coming from the victims’ families and loved ones I think has been very detrimental to the process.” Listen to Lori Campbell’s interview on the inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women.

Check out this link  fundraising for scholarships for Native Studies students – including Black students in Native Studies.

The Woodland Cultural Centre is raising funds to Save the Evidence of the history of residential schooling.

“Though it might be better to realize my worth outside of productivity, I continue to live in a society that praises the art of getting things done over all else—including wellness and rest—and these are values I can’t seem to shake.” Esmé Weijun Wang in “I’m Chronically Ill and Afraid of Being Lazy.”

How a Blind University Professor is Helping Other Sight-Impaired Museum Visitors Experience Art.

And finally, Masha Gessen’s “To Be, or Not to Be” is a really compelling article about choice.

Recommended

Join the Discussion

Be the First to Comment!

Notify of
400
wpDiscuz

The Latest

Wanting to Feel Seen While Wanting to Feel Safe

Thinking about consent and digital bodies, Lorraine C asks how the stories and images we share online, often with hopes of building community, affect us and the people we love.

Our Sunday Links

A weekly roundup of links from GUTS

Our Sunday Links

A round up of feminist links from GUTS

Courting Disaster: Shake Yer Dix

In this edition of Courting Disaster, Morgan M Page provides the most professional and scientific advice to a reader wondering how to make strap-ons sexy.

Our Sunday Links

A weekly roundup by GUTS

OUR SUNDAY LINKS

A weekly roundup by GUTS

Decrying Desirability, Demanding Care

Grounded in personal experience, Samantha Marie Nock considers the economics of care alongside the prioritization of romantic relationships above all other relationships.

Our Sunday Links

A weekly roundup of links from GUTS