HIV/AIDS: Community responses and Activism

This panel discussion seeks to explore the HIV/AIDS pandemic, community responses and activism. Through the work that these speakers have done, this panel hopes to bring light to all of the hidden and silenced histories of the pandemic, illuminating a variety of tactics used to resist and combat oppression, stigma and invisibility.

Guest speakers include Anna-Louise Crago, Mikiki from Toronto, McColeman from AIDS Community Care Montreal, Farah from Solidarity across Borders .

When: Thursday, February 5, 2009
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Location: Qpirg Concordia – 1500 De Maisonneuve O. suite 204

Beyond Bill C-484!

Title: Beyond Bill C-484!
Location: 2110 Mackay Street, ground floor Concordia University
Description: Beyond Bill C-484!

TUESDAY November 25th
1:30 PM
2110 Mackay Street, ground floor
Concordia University

Join us at the 2110 Centre for Gender Advocacy for an open meeting to
discuss concrete strategies for confronting the limitations of
abortion access across the country and the ongoing attack on reproductive autonomy in Canada.

In the aftermath of proposed Bill C-484 (\”Unborn Victims of Crime Act\”), and the threat it posed to abortion rights in Canada, we will be discussing strategies for moving beyond reactions to government policy and towards a proactive, grassroots movement for reproductive autonomy.

Let\’s make reproductive autonomy a reality!

**Snacks will be provided**

**This event is wheelchair accessible**

Date: 2008-11-28

Big On Screen!

Title: Big On Screen!
Location: 2110 Mackay (just below Sherbrooke- Guy Concordia metro)
Description: 2×4: A Size-ism Workshop Series for Every Body!

YES! Every BODY is invited! The 2110 Concordia Centre for Gender Advocacy is proud to present \”2×4: A Size-ism Workshop Series for Every Body!\” Together we\’ll pound out fat phobia and put the squeeze on size-ism in this workshop series where every BODY is invited and celebrated!

\”2×4\” workshops will explore, challenge and remix size-ism to create a
world that embraces everybodies\’ body and everybodies\’ size! Each themed evening will include a collaborative art project to arouse action and a facilitated discussion to challenge, imagine and create a community where every body fits. Join us!

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Monday, December 1 at 7pm

Big On Screen & A Mini-Documentary!
Let\’s go to the movies? Hey, why not MAKE one! Tonight, we will sample
size at it\’s fiercest on films, podcasts, theatrical plays and youtube videos. Then, we\’ll turn the camera on ourselves to create a spontaneous mini-movie or mini-documentary on a size-related subject of our choosing. Let\’s tune in and turn it up on sizeism!

When: Monday, Dec 1st from 7:00 to 9:30 p.m.

Where: 2110 Centre For Gender Advocacy located at 2110 Rue Mackay
(between Sherbrooke and Maisonneuve) in Montreal, Quebec on the Concordia University Campus. We are near the Guy-Concordia metro station on the green line.

Welcome: All are welcome. Free. Child-care provided with 48-hours
notice. Wheelchair accessible venue.

Contact: Facilitated by Aaron Miechkota,
Programming info available at or email \”emailaaronm@msn.

Start Time: 19:00
Date: 2008-12-01
End Time: 21:30