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Then We Work for Change – Dec 6, Part 2

Button for Dec 6 National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

Published on 2017 12 28 | by Barb Peck | in Social Action

The following is the second half of a talk I gave on Dec 6 at Royal Roads University as part of their ceremony to commemorate the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.   The first half is  in another blog post:  First We Mourn – Dec 6, Part 1.   They say if […]

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First We Mourn – Dec 6, Part 1

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Published on | by Barb Peck | in Social Action

The following are some of the thoughts I shared on Dec 6 at Royal Roads University as part of their ceremony to commemorate the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.   The second half of this presentation follows in a separate post. Dec 6, 1989.  What a shock to hear the news.  […]

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Oh…You Work There

An otter covering its ears, with the caption: lalalalala I can't hear you!

Published on 2015 01 19 | by Barb Peck | in Social Action

I have encountered many reactions to my work and also heard from others in this field about their experiences. Let’s tune into a conversation in a social setting, when I am first meeting someone…

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Doing More Resistance?

Published on 2014 12 12 | by Barb Peck | in News

A reader from our previous blog post on resistance brought up the following question: “what if people want to do more resistance but can’t do it?” Here are the thoughts of one counsellor…

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Trans Resistance and Existence

Three candles each lit and getting progressively smaller flicker as though being pushed by breeze

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.

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