Activism

Where will you draw the line?

Thursday’s annual Take Back the Night march featured the launch of the new Draw the Line campaign — a provincial effort to target bystanders in sexual assault prevention.Continue...

OPIRG presses on

The Kingston branch of the Ontario Public Interest Group (OPIRG) won’t give up on their mission to serve the community and the University despite their loss of funding, OPIRG Coordinator Kavita Bissoondial said.Continue...

Random act of kindness

Last month, 49-year-old Debbie Wooldridge boarded a train to Montreal to undergo gender reassignment surgery.Continue...

Don't listen to Kony campaign critics

When we’re looking at viral campaigns like Kony 2012, the priority should be to learn from them — whether its through a critical perspective or because you believe in it.Continue...

Activists stand trial

The trial for Kingston prison farm protesters began yesterday at the Frontenac County Court House.Continue...

Dissent declines

Protesters with the Occupy Kingston movement dwindled from over 100 to five yesterday.Continue...

Instagram activism isn’t performative, you’re just not putting in the work

Instagram’s previously apolitical feed is long gone, and you’ll be noticed for choosing to ignore it.Continue...

‘The Activist’ was rightfully cancelled

When I first heard about the launch of a new show called The Activist, I thought it was a joke. Within days of the hosts being announced, a swift firestorm of backlash was catalyzed, and CBS decided to reconfigure the proposed show into a one-time documentary special.Continue...

Keep talking and dribbling: athletes deserve support in fighting racial injustice

The intersection between sports and politics is more pronounced—and divisive—than ever before. Going forward, we must support athletes leading the fight against injustices.Continue...

What we can learn about white celebrity activism from Lea Michele

The death of George Floyd has forced even the most privileged people to confront the realities and persistence of anti-Black racism.Continue...

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