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REVIEW ROUNDUP: DENISE BENSONS THEN & NOW: TORONTO NIGHTLIFE HISTORY
On the heels of the very exciting launch of Denise historic Then & Now: Toronto Nightlife History, we’ve gathered together reviews and reactions from local and national media outlets for your reading pleasure. Benson’s feat of meticulously chronicling an otherwise undocumented, radical social history is well recognized in the following reviews and interviews.
JAN 30NEWS WHATS UP
THE STATE OF ABORTION EDUCATION IN MEDICAL SCHOOLS
It has been 25 years since the Supreme Court struck down Canada’s abortion law in 1988, but medical schools in this country are still wary about giving the subject sufficient weight in the classroom according to a feature article by Daniel
DEC 2 NEWS WHATS UP
Revolutionary writer and activist, Grace , graciously wrote the powerful foreword to Letters Lived: Radical reflections, revolutionary paths, a collection that features letters written by a diverse group of cross-generational social justice activists to their teen selves. Grace’s legacy of “rebuilding, respiriting and redefining” cities from the ground up has been at the core of the political organizations and processes she has been a part of for over 70 years.
NOV 25 NEWS WHATS UP
As part of our tribute to revolutionary human rights activist and writer Grace , we are sharing the ongoing work of the contributors to Letters Lived: Radical reflections, revolutionary paths. These diverse activists continue to channel Grace’s legacy of “rebuilding, respiriting and redefining” cities from the ground up. Check out our first entry in the series here and stay tuned for more updates in the coming days!
NOV 21 NEWS WHATS UP
Today we show tribute to Grace by sharing the ongoing work of the contributors to Letters Lived, who continue to make an impact and fight for the inclusive, community-driven society Grace has always envisioned. Next week we’ll be sharing updates from more contributors so stay tuned!
SEP 5 NEWS WHATS UP
Review Roundup: One Kind Word: Women Share Their Abortion Stories
“A beautiful collection…bold, brave, unapologetic…”
AUG 6 NEWS WHATS UP
Held in the city Charlottetown from August 7th-8th, the first International academic conference on abortion in Canada, Abortion: The Unfinished Revolution, is set to start tomorrow at the University of Prince Edward Island. Over the span of two days, more than 70 papers will be heard with presenters arriving from across North America, the UK, Europe, Australia, India, and Africa.
JUL 28 NEWS WHATS UP
Morgentaler clinic in Fredericton continue as the organization is in negotiations with the owner of the former clinic to secure an agreement. Now RJNB is asking for your generous support to buy the equipment located at the clinic that is necessary to provide a full range of reproductive health services for phase two of it’s goals.
JUL 14 NEWS WHATS UP
4000 Years for Choice
We’d like to take a moment to recap the book launch for One Kind Word: Women Share Their Abortion Stories that took place a few weeks ago at Toronto’s Another Story Bookshop