Allyship

Allyship isn’t activism. Stop pretending it is.

I’ve been at a white institution for three years now, isolated from diversity and fighting battles every day to be allowed safety and comfort. Somehow, despite the casual and not-so-casual racism, the toughest thing about being at Queen’s has been the people who call themselves my allies.Continue...

Queen’s Student Diversity Project leads discussion on anti-racism and allyship

The Queen’s Student Diversity Project (QSDP) hosted an online forum on June 13 to discuss how students can take leadership roles related to anti-racism, allyship, and Black Lives Matter.Continue...

It's about more than just climate justice

On October 24, I joined Queen’s Backing Action on Climate Change (QBACC) as they organized a bus of Kingston youth to participate in an organized action of civil disobedience in Ottawa.Continue...

Two sides of allyship

From promises of a national inquiry into missing and murdered Aboriginal women, to the Truth and Reconciliation report, Indigenous people have been in the news a lot lately.Continue...