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26th Anniversary of the Montreal Massacre: Panel Discussion

Click HERE to download the Mp3 of the panel. In commemoration of the Montreal Massacre that happened on December 6th, 1989 in École Polytechnique, CKUT’s Off the Hour hosted a panel discussion to analyze the event once again and the impact it had on the feminist movement and gun control laws. CKUT’s Rose Woolhouse, Kateryna […]

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Psychologist Francoise Susset reacts to Ontario decision to ban “sexual-reorientation” therapy centers for minors

Click here to download audio. On June 4th, Ontario has become the first Canadian province to definitely ban “cure therapies” against homosexuality for minors. These therapies will be available for adults but it will not be possible to get a refund from health care programs anymore. These type of treatment against sexual diversity are still […]

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Gender Based Violence in Myanmar

[audio https://ia601507.us.archive.org/19/items/WINGSMyanmar/WINGS%20Myanmar.mp3] Click here to download audio  We bring you a brand new doc from CKUT’s very own Portia Larlee who is based in Yangon, Myanmar [formerly Burma]. Portia probes deeply into what people say, think, and do about Gender Based Violence in a country that has a mythology of equality and a reality of subordination. […]

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Take Back the Night in Montreal – Feminists March for a Safer Concordia

[audio http://www.mediacoop.ca/sites/mediacoop.ca/files2/mc/audio/ckut_news/tbtn_mixdown_final.mp3] Click here to download audio This past Friday November 21 was the annual Take Back the Night march hosted by Concordia Center for Gender Advocacy as part of their ‘A Safer Concordia’ campaign. The march from Guy Concordia to McGill campus opposes gendered and sexual violence and  promotes safe public spaces. Produced for the […]

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Bill C-36 Leaves Sex Workers Unprotected

Bill C-36, The Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act, has passed in the Senate, infuriating many people who work in the sex industry, as well as their allies. Despite its title, C-36 does everything but protect communities and exploited persons leaving sex workers outside of police protection and more vulnerable to targeted violence and exploitation than ever. CKUT’s Sula Greene spoke […]

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Gabrielle Bouchard interview on Quebec government gender discrimination

Click here to download audio In gender justice news, The day after Saturday’s Trans pride day, the Centre for gender advocacy has taken legal action against the Quebec government to change laws they say are discriminatory toward’s the province’s trans and intersex people. CKUT’s Hailey Mackinnon brings us an interview with Gabrielle Bouchard of the Centre […]

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Montreal’s Trans Pride Day

[audio https://ia902506.us.archive.org/29/items/TransPrideDayMay2014/trans%20pride%20day%20may%202014.wav] Click here to download audio Trans Pride Day, or Journée Fierté Trans, was held Satuday, May 3rd at the Comitè Social Centre Sud. The event comprised of a day of lectures and a gala in the evening, with presentations about legal issues, the challenges and realities faced by parents and children who are trans, […]

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Study in Action opening panel (March 20th, 2014)

Listen back to the opening panel of the Study in Action conference, on the theme of “Struggles of self-determination”. Christina Xydous spoke about feminist anti-racist opposition to the Quebec charter of values (this speech is in French). [audio https://ia600700.us.archive.org/30/items/ChristinaXydousSpeechAtStudyInAction/Christina%20Xydous%20speech%20at%20Study%20in%20action.mp3] Click here to download audio Amanda Lickers (Onkwehonwe from the Turtle Clan, Onondowaga nation) spoke about the fight […]