How Vancouver Rape Relief is at Odds with Indigenous Self-Determination

March 8, 2019 My name is Tami Starlight. I am Cree/Nehiyawak and Norwegian from Peguis Nation (Treaty 1 territory), in what is colonially known as Manitoba, Canada. I am Two Spirit, trans, queer, low-income, disabled and currently residing on unceded Coast Salish territory (Musqueam, Squamish & Tsleil-Waututh nations), in what is colonially known as Vancouver, … Continue reading How Vancouver Rape Relief is at Odds with Indigenous Self-Determination

Update: CATA’s Demands Have Yet to Be Met

Vancouver and District Labour Council, CUPE BC and Chinatown Action Group continue to fail trans women and sex workers (to view this as a note on facebook visit: https://www.facebook.com/TheCoalitionAgainstTransAntagonism/ ) In the afternoon of May 1st, 2018, Organize BC informed CATA about the cancellation of the Evening Panel scheduled to take place this Friday, May 4th, … Continue reading Update: CATA’s Demands Have Yet to Be Met

The Future of the City We Want: Why Sex Work is a Labour Issue

Please see the update to our open letter here: https://noterfsnoswerfs.wordpress.com/2018/05/03/update/ This open letter is written on the unceded territory of the Coast Salish peoples - specifically the sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh), and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) nations, in what is colonially known as Vancouver, Canada. A closed letter, sent April 25th, 2018, was authored and emailed privately … Continue reading The Future of the City We Want: Why Sex Work is a Labour Issue