It Is Unacceptable: A Statement on International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers

Coalition Against Trans Antagonism (CATA)’s work is conducted on the ancestral and unceded territory of the Coast Salish peoples, which include the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səl̓ilwətaɁɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) nations (colonially known as Vancouver, Canada). CATA seeks to work in solidarity with Indigenous peoples’ fight for autonomy and self-determination. This piece was written by a … Continue reading It Is Unacceptable: A Statement on International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers

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

November 4, 2020 Update: On March 14, 2019, days after their International Women's Day event, the City of Vancouver Council voted to to provide termination funding for Vancouver Rape Relief. This decision was specifically regarding VRR's explicit exclusion of trans, gender variant, and Two Spirit people from their services and organization as well as their … Continue reading How Vancouver Rape Relief is at Odds with Indigenous Self-Determination