Tag Archives: Conservatives

News: 9/11’s impact on Muslim women, Blackface at McGill, Criticisms of the crime bill, and Men and postsecondary education

News: More Mad Pride, Poverty and Crime, Edmonton BDSM Workshop

  • A week ago we caught wind of Toronto Mad Pride Week which seeks to challenge “the stigma and oppression of those with mental health issues, and celebrate madness”. Here is that original article. Now that Mad Pride has rapped up, here is some more information on psychiatric patient advocacy in Ontario.
  • On poverty and crime and why increased incarceration, the Conservative government approach, is not a successful (or cost-effective) response.
  • The woman-positive local sex toy show, the Traveling Tickle Trunk, is hosting their first BDSM workshop this Saturday. Follow the link for more info about  the workshop and also about BDSM and the BDSM community.

News: Coverage of Sexual Assault Trials, PSAC’s Fight Against Fed Service Cuts, and Dangerous Outcomes of the Strauss-Kahn Case

  • The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC), one of  Canada’s biggest unions, is planning a national fight against the federal government’s public services cutback.
  • There is concern that the Strauss-Kahn sexual assault case will make it even less likely that women will come forward after a sexual assault.