The Pleasure and Pride of Indigiqueerness: Paintings from a Queer NDN Baby 

The Pleasure and Pride of Indigiqueerness: Paintings from a Queer NDN Baby 

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Natalie King
ON
September 14, 2023
I am mainly focused on love. Strawberries, hearts, embraces, and gentle eyes: through painting, I show you I care. This love carries me through my arts practice and my personal life. I hope all the queer natives that see my work feel … Read More
Women Talking: When Leaving Isn't the Hardest Part

Women Talking: When Leaving Isn’t the Hardest Part

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Tamara MC
ON
September 14, 2023
Women Talking, an award-winning, international best-selling novel by Miriam Toews, was adapted into a screenplay and directed by filmmaker Sarah Polley. The star-studded cast includes Frances McDormand (Scarface), Claire Foy (Salome Friesen), Jessie Buckley (Mariche Loewen), and Rooney Mara (Ona … Read More
Idil Abdillahi (Photo: Samuel Engelking)

Black Women Under State

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Ella Taylor
ON
July 24, 2023
“We are sitting together, I am asking her a set of questions that we both know are absurd because we both know exactly where they stem from and lead to, all in the name of research. Moreover, it’s something we … Read More
The Dirtbag Woman of Colour: How Mindy Kaling Ditched Old Tropes and Finally Got it Right

The Dirtbag Woman of Colour: How Mindy Kaling Ditched Old Tropes and Finally Got it Right

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Shaneela Boodoo
ON
June 19, 2023
At the beginning of season three of Mindy Kaling’s Never Have I Ever, 15-year-old Devi Vishwakumar has it all. Her popularity has skyrocketed, she’s dating Paxton, the guy she’s been dreaming of since she was ten years old, and she’s … Read More
Speaking through the Cracks: Syrian Women's Prophetic Love under Siege

Speaking through the Cracks: Syrian Women’s Prophetic Love under Siege

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Banah Ghadbian
ON
May 2, 2023
This morning it is Saturday, February 11. I am dancing in my living room. The room spins while I dance. I see the concrete grey floors of my apartment, but I also see grey piles of rubble from the video … Read More
Hema Krueger Vyas and Kusum Vyas

The Colonial Games We Aren’t Meant to Win

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Hema Krueger Vyas
ON
March 15, 2023
“At last, it’s Shanivaar!”—a joyful phrase I heard weekly, signifying that my mother had made it to Saturday. Saturday was a busy day for our little family of three. My father would work two jobs that day—one in the morning … Read More
An Intimacy of Voice: A Conversation with El Jones on Abolitionist Intimacies

An Intimacy of Voice: A Conversation with El Jones on Abolitionist Intimacies

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Sanna Wanni
ON
February 6, 2023
El Jones is a poet, journalist, professor, and activist living in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She teaches at Mount Saint Vincent University, where she was named the 15th Nancy’s Chair in Women’s Studies in 2017. Jones was Halifax’s … Read More
Jina (Mahsa) Amini

Jin, Jiyan, Azadî! Women, Life, Freedom!

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Falgoush
ON
January 16, 2023
On Sept. 13, 2022, Jina (Mahsa) Amini, a 22-year-old Kurdish-Iranian woman was arrested by Iran’s feared morality police for showing too much of her hair. She died three days later after falling into a coma from head injuries sustained while … Read More