Why trans people need to be included in the gender-based violence conversation

Sarah Ratchford is a non-binary journalist based in New Brunswick. This opinion piece was specifically commissioned as part of Broken, a Global News series reflecting on how we must provide better, more consistent and nuanced coverage of any woman, trans…

Remembering the women killed in the École Polytechnique massacre

Dec. 6, 2019 marks 30 years since the attack at École Polytechnique. On that day, in 1989, a man determined to kill feminists took the lives of 14 women. He killed: Geneviève Bergeron, Hélène Colgan, Nathalie Croteau, Barbara Daigneault, Anne-Marie…

Montreal’s trans community concerned after threats of violence target party

The organizers behind a popular and inclusive party for trans women in Montreal are worried about the LGBTQ2 community’s safety after they were the target of online threats. Eve Parker Finley, who runs the monthly Trans Amour event, told Global…