Published on 2019 04 24 | by Carissa Ropponen | in Events, News, Trans Inclusion
For 26 years, the Triathlon of Compassion has been a successful symbol of the power that large groups of individuals can have to affect important and lasting change. The Triathlon of Compassion, organized by Human Powered Racing in support of the Victoria Sexual Assault Centre, is our largest fundraiser of the year. Through the fundraising […]
Published on 2019 03 27 | by Jaq and Lane, Trans Inclusion Team at VSAC | in Trans Inclusion
Hello Tender-hearts! We want to spread the word about the 10-year mark of the Transgender Day of Visibility this March 31. We have teamed up with both PEERS and UVic Pride to host a 3–hour get together at Fernwood Community Centre that will include (radical) button making, awesome music, snacks, and crafts! The Trans Day of Visibility (TDOV) was started in 2009 by trans activist Rachael Crandell. This day began as […]
Published on 2019 02 14 | by Lane Foster | in Trans Inclusion
Happy Valentines day, tender-hearts <3 Today on Valentine’s Day marks the 28th year of marching in remembrance of all the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, girls and 2spirit folks. This originally began after a Coast Salish woman was killed in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver. In 28 years, the numbers of Missing and Murdered […]
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!…