“They don’t see us as people.”
V. S. Wells is a writer and journalist originally from the U.K. They currently live on unceded Squamish, Musqueam and Tsleil-Waututh territory in Vancouver, B.C.
Queer characters are packaged as progressive or subversive merely for their identities, without considering how it shapes their lives.
Late-stage capitalism has ruined our relationship to creative hobbies.
Mainstream media in Canada is owned by a collection of billionaires — but there are alternatives. Here are some.
All of these crises can, should and need to be dealt with at once, because they all stem from the same source.
A recent court case in Manitoba highlights how inequitable access to vital healthcare is for trans people across the country.
Support for healthcare workers should not mean being blind to the harm they can cause in a racist system that needs an overhaul.
The discontinuation of a successful safe supply program amidst the toxicity crisis in British Columbia is a serious step back.
The province is shifting the burden of vaccine mandates onto workers, who have not received extra training or compensation.