A Support System for Women in the Male-Dominated Realm of Broadcast
A collective for women and non-binary folks at CJLO, Concordia’s radio station, meets the need for community and support of femmes in broadcast media, complete with a feminist talk show.
Stingers Women’s Hockey Player Doesn’t Let Her Diabetes Stop her From Excelling on the Ice
It’s Nov. 18, and it is game day for the Concordia Stingers’ women’s hockey team. At the Ed Meagher Arena, on the ice rink, one of the players circles around the ice, warming up.
Richard Davy Has Been Training Young People Accross the City on How to Administer Naloxone
McGill social work student Richard Davy said there’s a lack of awareness given towards the importance of naloxone and the growing rate of opioid overdoses in Montreal.
It’s My Body, So Why Not My Rules?
*What does a doctor who refuses to help me obtain a tubal ligation—a sterilizing procedure to seal the fallopian tubes—an anti-abortionist, and the early inventors of contraception have in common? The illusion of giving women better choices, the saviour complex, the undermining of women’s right and ability to make their own choices, and the ideas regarding who should and shouldn’t have children.
I’m Mad Because I Feel Bad
I’ve been trying to figure out for weeks how not to make this piece about my body’s shape incredibly depressing.
Reports Show Climate Change Isn’t Only Melting Our Ice Caps
I definitely think my perspective of the future has become more pessimistic. I feel an overall sense of cynicism and helplessness because I feel that one person can’t make too much of a difference on a global scale,” said Grace Feiler, a second year political science major at McGill University. “I know that’s a bad way of looking at it, but for something as big and catastrophic as climate change, it’s easy to feel that way.”
Mental Health, Financial and Addiction Resources
Need help but feel lost? Here are some services in Montreal that offer support to those with mental illness, disabilities, addiction or sexually transmitted infections. You can also learn about organizations that provide educational workshops or other types of social support.
An Observational Narrative: Those Who Suffer in Silence
Human trafficking and racial segregation are still alive and well in South Africa, and right here in Montreal.
Why it Actually isn’t Wrong to Be Angry
One woman’s reflection on the stereotype of the angry Black woman.
The Ups and Downs of What it’s Like to Be Different
A reflection on the ups and downs of growing up as a Brown, Muslim, woman in Montreal in a post 9/11 climate.