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

Excited to announce that I will be running as an Independent for Vancouver City Council. The city election for Mayor, Council, School Board, and Park Board is happening October 20, 2018. You can find out more by visiting the campaign website taqforcouncil.ca / @taqforcouncil on twitter / and email at taqforcouncil@outlook.com. Here is a link to who […]

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Workshop facilitator: Using the Fertility Awareness Method to chart the menstrual cycle through a sex and gender affirming lens

In May 2018, I partnered with other volunteers and staff at the Vancouver Women’s Health Collective to launch the Menstruation Matters series of knowledge circles.  Through a sex and gender affirming lens: I share information on genital and hormonal health, how to chart the menstrual cycle, options for natural (non-synethic hormone) birth control, and connecting […]

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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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