“This is a secret of femininity: paying careful attention to the world’s complexity can mean letting it walk all over you. But to admit this was to concede too much. We deserved some recklessness. It can look like violence when women afford themselves the luxury of generalization.” Bad TV, by Andrea Long Chu, is very good.
The Resilience project offers an incredible collection of Indigenous women artists and large-scale artworks, which will be shown on billboards across Canada throughout the summer – you can read the curator’s essay here, and view the artwork here.
Migrant farm workers in Canada are particularly and structurally vulnerable to sexual violence in the workplace, and there are regulatory changes the government could make that would greatly affect their ability to work safely.
As Sandy Hudson writes, women of colour have been warning about the dangers of MRAs on Canadian campuses for years. It’s past time to start listening.
“i think we must refuse despair and embrace healing, slow and imperfect though it may be. i am trying to embrace my own healing. i am trying to embrace my own painful, wounded life.” Kai Cheng Thom’s notes on the application of justice