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Transforming Transphobia
Megan Butcher
Fall 2019

For 17 years, Vivek Shraya has been blazing a trail through pop culture, breaking boundaries between genres with apparent ease. This includes the release of 15 EPs and full-length albums as a solo...

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Not Over It, Not Fixed and Living a Life Worth Living: A Disability Justice View of Survivorhood
Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha
Summer 2018

Recently I was auditioning a new therapist, who asked me, in all sincerity during the intake, if I thought the therapy I’d gotten in my 20s had “resolved my childhood sexual abuse....

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Taking on the Woo-Woo
Joanna Chiu
Spring 2018

Lindsay Wong was a year ahead of me in secondary school and lived a few blocks down the hill in a sprawling neighbourhood of large but generic homes in Coquitlam, British Columbia, an hour’s...

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Cherie Dimaline: The Importance of Dreams
Niranjana Iyer
Fall 2018

What if global warming nearly destroyed the Earth and left the survivors incapable of joy, bereft of the ability to dream? What if the Indigenous people of the North were revealed to house in...

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Feeding the Fires of Change
Stephanie Cram
Fall 2018

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The Love and Rage of Lido Pimienta
EVELYN C. WHITE
Spring 2018

It’s doubtful that the founders of the $50,000 Polaris Music Prize—launched a decade ago to honour Canadian artists who produce albums of distinction— ever imagined that it would...