Published on 2018 10 31 | by Jaq and Lane, Trans Inclusion Team at VSAC | in Trans Inclusion
Content Note: Violence, Anti-Semitism, Colonization, Trans erasure, Racism, Xenophobia Hello Tender Hearts, We wanted to write a note amidst many exhausting, devastating, and overwhelming things that have happened this last week. Gender-based violence and sexualized violence do not operate in a vacuum—namely, these experiences are impacted and perpetuated by other systems of oppression and acts […]
Published on 2017 05 26 | by VSAC | in Trans Inclusion
The Victoria Sexual Assault Centre strongly supports Bill C-16, which is currently being considered by Senate. Last week it was announced that Bill C-16 to amend the Human Rights Code of Canada to protect Trans, Gender Non-Conforming, and Two-Spirit people was being introduced in the Senate. As the debates have taken shape over the last […]
Published on 2016 11 18 | by Alexa Robin | in Consent, Healing, Social Action, Trans Inclusion
So… are you pissed off? Angry? Furious? Are you feeling so utterly incredibly exhausted and frustrated with the state of the world right now? Yah… so are Tanille and Alexa. Here’s some thoughts on what to do with this anger.
Published on 2016 03 31 | by Alexa Robin | in Social Action, Trans Inclusion
Alexa talks about Visibility and Vulnerability, TDOV, and making the work personal.
Published on 2015 09 11 | by Alexa Robin | in Social Action, Trans Inclusion
Alexa talks about survival.
Published on 2015 08 26 | by VSAC | in News, Trans Inclusion
Introducing Alexa in her new role as Trans Inclusion Coordinator!
Published on 2015 02 05 | by VSAC | in Trans Inclusion
Alyx MacAdams shares updates on our trans inclusion process and next steps via video blog!…
Published on 2014 12 01 | by VSAC | in Trans Inclusion
You may have noticed that on our website we have changed “trans*” to “trans”. Find out why we made this change…
Published on 2014 11 20 | by Alyx MacAdams | in Trans Inclusion
Today is Trans Day of Remembrance, a day to remember the lives of trans people who have been murdered or who have taken their own life. It is a somber day, but it is also a day that reminds me of strength and resistance embodied by so many trans people.
Published on 2014 06 12 | by Barb Peck | in Trans Inclusion
A cis-gender woman reflects on gender discrimination in washrooms and the importance of gender-neutral washrooms.