Our Sunday Links

After the Ontario government decided to return to the 1998 sex ed curriculum, Nadine Thornhill, a sex educator based in Toronto, has decided to teach the 2015 curriculum online.

Rehtaeh Parsons’ father explains why the 2015 sex ed curriculum could have saved his daughter’s life. 

On a related note, “Ontario’s Ministry of Education has cancelled a project to update provincial curriculum documents with Indigenous content.

Why Are Some Feminists In The UK Freaking Out About Trans Rights?

Jasmine Burnett writes “Within the Black community, specifically, Black men must expand their activism to include issues that don’t center them and acknowledge that white supremacy is not the only aggressor Black people face. Black men must participate in real conversations about the ways in which they oppress Black women, especially those who are poor, disabled, and/or non-cis identifying.”

Here is how you can support the Dzawada’enuxw First Nation Wild Salmon Defence Fund.

merritt k on body dysmorphia and turning her jawbone into jewelry. 

Greyhound has cut its service in Western Canada; Emily Riddle rightly asks why this service – which is vital for the safety of Indigenous women and girls – is run by private companies and not nationalized.

Sarah Hagi on how business is very personal.

The foundational myth of an entire generation of Americans was the false promise that education was priceless—that its value was above or beyond its cost. College was not a right or a privilege but an inevitability on the way to a meaningful adulthood. What an irony that the decisions I made about college when I was seventeen have derailed such a goal.”

Nine Canadian LGBTQ artists you need to know.

On the GUTS blog this week, Kai Cheng Thom writes “The Last Essay I’ll Ever Write About #CanLit And Sexual Abuse“. Her pieces are always wonderful – give it a read.


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