Wednesday November 27, 2013
12
Apr

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A flash mob, a tour of Parliament, and a gala, marked this year’s anniversary of Day of Pink, the international day against bullying, discrimination, homophobia and transphobia in schools and communities.

Read more: New activism: cupcakes, ties, shirts and shoes: Combatting discrimination with a splash of colour

15
May

jersvision typeqOn Wednesday, May 15th, Jer’s Vision finished a session of anti-homophobia workshops for teachers at John F. Ross Collegiate Vocational Institute in Guelph. The visit marks the organization’s second event in the area within the span of a month.

Read more: Jer’s Vision returns to Guelph: School encourages anti-homophobia initiatives

05
Nov

Daring to stand out


Written by Sherry Aske

daretostandoutZachary Johnstone isn’t afraid to stand out. The 17-year-old smiles warmly from his position at the front of an Albert Street boardroom. His hands are tucked casually into the pockets of his red skinny jeans and his red hair clashes violently with the fuchsia Jer’s Vision poster on display behind his head.

Read more: Daring to stand out

04
Jul
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As we near the summer months, fussing with our gardens and adding cottage weekends into our Google calendars, a small group of Ottawa youth are frantically planning for the fourth year of Project Acorn – a youth community-building summer camp retreat to be held July 19 to 22.

Read more: Pinning down the pronouns: Project Acorn: a turning point for one queer youth

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November 14th - 16th

Hailed as an international treasure following his singular contribution to the London 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony, Akram Khan returns to Ottawa with DESH

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