(Roller)Skate like a Girl

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Tons of awesome on tonight’s show! Tune in to CJSR 88.5 FM or www.cjsr.com at 5:30 to hear:

Alix Olson’s Women Before Me.

Laura talk about the latest thing Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, has done to suggest he is unfit for his job – removing references to the history of the struggle for the civil rights of LGBTQ Canadians.

Melanie tell us about the pearl-clutching that followed the Canadian women’s hockey team’s gold metal celebrations. The women drank champagne and smoked cigars! Oh no!

Kelsey’s interview with Jillian Pearse of E-Ville Roller Derby. Learn about what it takes to join the roller derby, what it’s like once you’re a part of it, and where to check it all out.

Mark your calendars for the next home derby – March 27!



We also talked about some of the awesome events from APIRG coming up.

Wednesday, March 10 – Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Sex Toys (in partnership with HIV Edmonton)

Facilitated by Brenda from the Traveling Tickle Trunk, this workshop will guide you through choosing and using sex toys. With so much about sex toys in so many places, how do you know where to start? And who to trust? This workshop will help give you everything you need to know to get started in the wonderful world of toys – or to make your toy experiences even better.

Thursday, March 11 – Privilege and Marginalization in Organizing.

One of the most important things activists can do is acknowledge and address the ways in which they perpetuate oppression. This workshop will ask participants to reflect on their own organizing for social change, within group settings as well as larger community settings, and through an anti-colonial framework, look for solutions to the oppressions that occur every single day within progressive movements.

To register for any of these workshops, email Denise at volunteer@apirg.org

Keep an eye out for more great events from APIRG as part of their Alt-Sex-Ed series, including workshops on polyamory and love beyond gender with Janet Hardy, author of The Ethical Slut, a book on polyamorous relationships.

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