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Bob Gaucher on History of Prison Justice Abuses; Current Organizers on new threats
13 Aug, 2020 | 0:59:06 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week, we will go over the history of Prison Abuse in Canada and about the efforts to bring these crimes to the attention of those on the outside. Bob Gaucher in recognized for his abilities in the field of championing Prison Justice and abolition in Canada. He explains some of the background of suppression of rights historically. We then...
Episode 176: Redemption for Homophobia in Private Collage?
10 Aug, 2020 | 0:58:40 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

In this episode the team discussed the homophobic code of conducts at the Redeemer University College. In addition, they discuss the report on racism at the Canadian Museum of Human Rights
Safetipin, founded in India, covers 50 cities around the world
10 Aug, 2020 | 0:28:44 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In 2005, the Jagori Women's Resource Centre in Delhi began to develop a multi-stakeholder research and organizing project for women to evaluate their cities for safety, map the results, and use the data to call publicly for change. As of 2020, the project, now based in Haryana, India, and known as Safetipin, has spread to Latin America, Africa, and much...
Sidrah Ahmad-Chan and Niya Abdullahi talk about the work of Rivers of Hope.
04 Aug, 2020 | 0:28:17 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Sidrah Ahmad-Chan and Niya Abdullahi are members of Rivers of Hope, an organization based in Toronto whose “mission is to dismantle Islamophobia, racism, and all related forms of oppression” in order “to create a safer and more equitable world for us all.” Scott Neigh interviews them about Islamophobia in Canada and about the work they are doing to address it....
In this week's Episode Luke and Sebastien discuss Poland's LGBT Free Zones
03 Aug, 2020 | 0:58:33 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

In this week's Episode Luke and Sebastien discuss Poland's LGBT Free Zones. They also discuss Pride flags, Vancouver Pride and the upcoming Census questions.
Survivors speak out!
03 Aug, 2020 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Excerpts from the film The Healing Years: Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse highlight the long process of recovering from childhood incest trauma. Updated version of WINGS #31-02
Creativity, Laughter & Problem-Solving
31 Jul, 2020 | 0:59:47 |
EN | cjsfprog | Triple Threat: Feminist, Fifty-ish & Fabulous

Straight Up, Independent & Assertive
31 Jul, 2020 | 0:59:29 |
EN | cjsfprog | Triple Threat: Feminist, Fifty-ish & Fabulous

Triple Threat: Feminist, Fifty-ish & Fabulous explores the experiences of women 50+ with a goal of shifting the narrative of what it means to age.
Max ZB talks about Bricks and Glitter, a rad queer community arts festival in Toronto.
28 Jul, 2020 | 0:28:11 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Max ZB is a musician and photographer, and a member of the core organizing team for the Toronto-based queer and trans community arts festival Bricks and Glitter. Bricks and Glitter is a collective response to a lack in the present, and an insurgent act towards what the world could be. Its mission statement begins, "We are a trouble of queers...
Inside 60 nights of protests in Portland
28 Jul, 2020 | 0:22:29 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | Front Burner

For more than 60 nights, protesters have gone out on the streets of Portland, Ore. to fight anti-Black racism and police violence. It seemed like things were calming down, but then US President Donald Trump sent federal agents into the city. Today on Front Burner, we’re joined by Tuck Woodstock, an independent journalist who has spent the majority of the...
Where hip hop, electronica and world beats collide with social justice issues
27 Jul, 2020 | 1:00:01 |
EN | The Velvet Unicorn |

The Velvet Unicorn is an International Burlesque performer based on the unceded territory of the Lkwungen people (this land now known as Victoria, British Columbia). Hip hop, electronica, and world beats are amplified. Updates on social justice issues and a crystal of the day are some unique features of this show.
The International Women's House in Rome
27 Jul, 2020 | 0:28:43 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

The Casa Internazionale delle Donne - the International Women's House - is a former convent in Rome that was occupied by feminists in 1987 and approved by the city in 1992. The current city council is trying and failing to oust them. Women talk about its history, its programs, and ideas related to women's work including immigrant status, poetry, and...
In this week's episode they discuss Ru Paul's Drag Race Canada with Max Power
26 Jul, 2020 | 0:56:23 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

In this week's show Luke has an interview with Max Power about Drag Race Canada. Luke and Sebastien also discuss the BC CDC's latest medical advice.
Fighting for more representation of racialized people in Canada's TV and film industry.
21 Jul, 2020 | 0:28:16 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Gillian Müller has a long history of working as a crew member, particularly an assistant director, in Canada's TV and film industry, and she currently works as a screenwriter. Tony Tran is an actor and writer, and he aspires to one day be showrunner. Scott Neigh interviews them about their involvement in BIPOC TV & Film, a grassroots organization of...
30 years later a Mohawk filmmaker reflects on the Oka crisis
20 Jul, 2020 | 0:23:51 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | Front Burner

It’s been 30 years since an explosion of violence and the death of a Quebec provincial police officer on an early July morning marked the beginning of the Oka Crisis. That summer, thousands of Canadian soldiers surrounded two Mohawk communities, just outside Montreal, who were trying to protect a forest and burial ground from the expansion of a golf course....
...in the old days.
20 Jul, 2020 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

From the WINGS archive back in 1996, these are two short stories read by their authors. They are from a collection titled Great Explanations: 4 Lesbian Stories, originally published on cassette by Women's Press, Toronto. This program is re-released as a tribute to the virtual celebration of Vancouver Pride 2020, which requested stories from history.
Speaking Up/Speaking Out, Adaptability & Identity
17 Jul, 2020 | 0:59:10 |
EN | cjsfprog | Triple Threat: Feminist, Fifty-ish & Fabulous

Triple Threat: Feminist, Fifty-ish & Fabulous explores the experiences of women 50+ with a goal of shifting the narrative of what it means to age.
Trust, Authenticity & Generosity
17 Jul, 2020 | 0:58:25 |
EN | cjsfprog | Triple Threat: Feminist, Fifty-ish & Fabulous

Triple Threat: Feminist, Fifty-ish & Fabulous explores the experiences of women 50+ with a goal of shifting the narrative of what it means to age.
Racing Mind (ADD), Curiosity & Intuition
17 Jul, 2020 | 0:58:14 |
EN | cjsfprog | Triple Threat: Feminist, Fifty-ish & Fabulous

Triple Threat: Feminist, Fifty-ish & Fabulous explores the experiences of women 50+ with a goal of shifting the narrative of what it means to age.
Outspoken, Logical & Creative
17 Jul, 2020 | 0:52:33 |
EN | cjsfprog | Triple Threat: Feminist, Fifty-ish & Fabulous

Triple Threat: Feminist, Fifty-ish & Fabulous explores the experiences of women 50+ with a goal of shifting the narrative of what it means to age.
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