GLOBAL VOICES COLUMN ARCHIVE

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Canadian youth speak out about Black History Month.

How to write about Black History Month when, to be blunt, we’re two white guys?   We had to recognize that we are coming from a position of privilege, that there’s a history of lived experience that is not our experience. To gain some perspective, we spoke with youth from the black community. These young people said that black histor...

February 11th, 2019 read more

Where are the Positive Dads in Pop Culture?

If you believe what you see in pop culture, fathers have failed to evolve. Fictional dads aren’t taking paternity leaves or sharing child-raising responsibilities, they’re stuck in old stereotypes. Too often father figures are portrayed as comically inept, cruelly dominant, or as Toronto International Film Festival artistic director Camero...

June 8th, 2016 read more