Monthly Archives: September 2011

If you haven’t seen this, watch it now!

Talk is a short film that was created by the UK Disability Rights Commission. The Disability Rights Commission also helped to develop the Social Model of Disability, which states that the society in which we live disables people with impairments, excluding them … Continue reading

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Oh WOW.

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Warning: May be Triggering for Survivors of Sexual Assault

A useful analogy for the victim-blaming, assumptions and denial that victims of sexual assault must often face from those who are supposed to protect them (from the Slut Walk Toronto Facebook Page):

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Mental Health – It exists right here

This article gives a different side of the crisis in Somalia by addressing the tragic injustices faced by Somalians with mental health disorders. Sadly, the stigmatization and misunderstanding described is echoed in Canada’s treatment of those with mental health issues – … Continue reading

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From feministing.com – Serena Williams and the Fear of the Angry Black Woman

Here’s an article regarding Serena Williams’ outburst at the US Open this past weekend. http://feministing.com/2011/09/13/serena-williams-and-the-fear-of-the-angry-black-woman/

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We’re Hiring!

We are currently hiring executive members for our Events committee. This team plans and coordinates thought-provoking events which engage students in social justice issues and the anti-oppression cause. Applications are due September 23, 2011! Visit queensasus.com and find forms to … Continue reading

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Age and Beauty Privilege

Here’s an article about the ageism and beauty-privilege perpetrated through the latest ads from Virgin Airlines. What ads have you seen recently that bothered you?

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