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Why you should watch Beyonce’s “I was here” before 2017 ends

"Can I have a mid-life crisis at 26?" I ask myself; standing opposite my reflection. The usually warm glow from my vanity now feels like harsh a spotlight.

The gritty reality of false hope in “Turtles Can Fly”

Following the US-led strikes in Syria this week, there are global calls of praise for the swift action of President Trump, yet logical reservation by those who have seen this play before.

Shared: Six other times the US has banned immigrants

The question is, how far are we willing to sacrifice our ideals, beliefs, and morals in the name of safety from an enemy that may-or-may not be imminent? Last I checked, more Americans die from heart disease, cancer and suicide than terror-attacks. Where are the executive orders on those issues?

A Look Back at the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence

Maya Angelou’s poem, “Still I Rise” written in 1978 has served as a call for women to find strength within themselves to overcome oppression, violence, and intolerance. We will rise.

Footage from the Women’s March on Washington: Toronto

In case you missed it.

Take a stand and join the 16 Days of Activism campaign from November 25th to December 10th to shed light on the issue of gender-based violence.

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