Independent Candidate for Vancouver City Council – Election October 20, 2018

For the Oct 20, 2018 municipal election, I ran as Independent candidate for Vancouver City Council.  I received enough votes to land me as one of the top 5 independent candidates. To learn more, Reach out to me on @taqforcouncil on twitter / and email at taqforcouncil@outlook.com. Here is a brief summary of my platform: What is […]

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Workshop facilitator: sex-positive, gender-affirming mxnstrual health

Starting in May 2018, I have partnered with other volunteers and staff at the Vancouver Women’s Health Collective to launch the Mxnstruation Matters series of knowledge circles.  Through a sex-positive, intersectional, and gender affirming lens I share information on: genital and hormonal health how to chart and understand the mxnstrual cycle options for natural (non-synethic […]

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Report: Women’s Health in the Downtown Eastside and Vancouver

Women’s Health, Wellness, and Equity in Vancouver at the Downtown Eastside was published in 2016.  Through focus groups and interviews with 16 different non-profit, health care, and funding organizations, this report sheds light on the contemporary challenges for feminist-oriented organizations working to achieve health equity for our neighbourhoods and community. Download the full report from […]

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Media: B.C. women feel health needs unmet: study

http://vancouver.24hrs.ca/2016/01/26/bc-women-feel-health-needs-unmet-study By Eric MacKenzie Women’s health advocates are calling on policy-makers and medical professionals to take notice of a local study that found women have a greater perception that their health-care needs are not being met compared to men. A Gender and Sexual Health Initiative study at the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS found […]

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