Homelessness and Winter in Canada: What Can We Do?

By Autumn Victoria

As I write this, I’m sitting at my desk in the basement of the home where I’ve found stability for the past twenty years of my life. Clad in a new pair of pajama bottoms, an overpriced hoodie that reminds me of when I used to attend concerts frequently during my pre-COVID life, and a…

Barriers to Effective Communication in Feminist Advocacy Circles

By Priscilla Ojomu

“People fail to get along because they fear each other; they fear each other because they don’t know each other; they don’t know each other because they have not communicated with each other.” – Martin Luther King Jr. This fear that Martin Luther King Jr. talks about is also present in groups united with a…

Opinion: You Should Care About the Artist Behind the Art

By Eman Ahmed

Art in itself is a reflection of the individual who creates it.  While we can include certain exceptions, putting your name alongside a piece of work associates you with its contents. Whether it’s film or books, murals or singers, the artist will always have a meaning behind the images and narratives that they create.  The…

On The White Gaze

By Abigail Isaac

This recognition is important, but I would like us to think a bit more critically about the ways in which we are perceived. For those of us with intersecting identities, the “male gaze” is far too limited a term to capture how we have been surveilled. So, I put to you: the white gaze. 

Romani People in Europe: The Girl From Nowhere

By Deena Goodrunning

Who are the Romani people? There are various terms used to refer to them such as “Rom” or “Roma” or the more well-known term “Gypsy.” They are not to be confused with Romanian people. “Gypsy” is considered a derogatory term by many Romani people. Researchers generally agree Romani people originated from Northern India They mainly…