Guide Dog Puppy Back Garden Gathering

Guide Dog Puppy Back Garden Gathering

Guest post by Alexis Leona There is no better way to mark a new phase in the coronavirus pandemic than an in-person puppy meeting in the back garden. Puppies! Lessons learned from raising a puppy with a purpose was a meeting of community guests, guide dog puppy...
QueerAsian Summer Writing Workshops

QueerAsian Summer Writing Workshops

Join Joy Kogawa House for a summer series of 6 writing workshops for LGBTQIA+ Asian writers (at any level of experience) aimed at exploring the complexity of issues arising throughout the pandemic including (but not limited to) isolation, grief and resilience, anti-Asian racism, anti-Black racism, Indigenous rights, Palestinian rights in the Middle East crisis, colonization and white supremacy. Pride, body-positivity, and sex-positivity will also figure prominently in the workshops.

Learning All the Lessons

Learning All the Lessons

An Evening with Monia Mazigh and Barâa Arar

“Being a person of colour, being a Muslim woman who wears the hijab, or being anyone who identifies publicly with a minority group, that identity becomes politicized by others whether you like it or not.”—Barâa Arar