A free online event Thursday, Nov. 18, will mark the Nov. 20 Trans Day of Remembrance.
Women’s and gender studies is teaming up with Trans Wellness Ontario to present the webinar “Harm Reduction and Two-Spirit, Trans, and Non-Binary Activism,” led by Davey Francis Cole and Faith Alexandra Marie.
Marie (pictured at left) is a mixed race non-binary dyke of Filipino, English, and Irish descent and co-founder of Pieces to Pathways, a peer-led substance use support program for queer and trans youth at Breakaway Addiction Services in Toronto.
Cole is a Two-Spirit non binary queer; one of the programing co-ordinators at Sunshine House, a drop-in and resource centre focusing on social inclusion and harm reduction in Winnipeg; and one of the founding members of Bannock Babes, an all Indigenous drag collective.
The event will run 10 to 11:30 a.m. on the Zoom videoconferencing platform; register to attend.