Author: Audrey Yap

Audrey is a logician, feminist, martial artist, knitter, and rock climber (in no particular order) happily living on a large Canadian island with her boyfriend and their pack of wild dogs. She is also an Associate Professor in the Philosophy Department at the University of Victoria.
Art in Resistance Narratives: Feb 16th

Art in Resistance Narratives: Feb 16th

In honour of the Girls Action Foundation National Day of Action, Antidote in collaboration with the Students of Colour Collective would like to invite all self-identified Indigenous girls and women/womyn of colour, to explore the use of art in resistance narratives. Conversation Panel on Resistance in Art Medias with: Janet Rogers, Chandra Melting Tallow, Sindy…

Word to the Mutha! Dec 6th

Word to the Mutha! Dec 6th

Antidote is hosting our first ever Spoken Word and Hip Hop feminist showcase at the Solstice Café on Thursday, December 6th, 2012. Doors open at 7:30pm and the event will run from 8-10pm. You can find it on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/events/136131139872123/ This event is inspired and co-organized by our Girls Leadership Team. We are bringing together a crew of…

Amanda Todd, More Than Bullying (Part 1)

Amanda Todd, More Than Bullying (Part 1)

By Jo-Anne Lee, in collaboration with Sabina Chatterjee. Dear antidote members and friends, By  now,  you  have  probably  heard  about  Amanda  Todd’s suicide. On  behalf of antidote,  I wish  to offer  our deepest sympathy  to  her family  and friends.  The premature  death of  a child  is  something  that  no  parent or family should  ever experience. Amanda Todd was a beautiful  girl  who…

Community Gathering, Story Sharing, & Vigil
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Community Gathering, Story Sharing, & Vigil

Date & Time: Sunday, Nov 25th from 5-6pm Place: Victoria West Community Centre – 521 Craigflower Road Everyone is welcome! Amanda Todd … Reena Virk … Kimberly Proctor … Marnie Frey … Georgina Pepin Hundreds of Indigenous Women Missing and Murdered in Downtown East Side and on the Highway of Tears and throughout Canada. Sharing will take…

Antidote Board of Directors welcomes Sabina Chatterjee, Organizational Coordinator

Antidote Board of Directors welcomes Sabina Chatterjee, Organizational Coordinator

Antidote Board of Directors welcomes Sabina Chatterjee, Organizational Coordinator! We are pleased to introduce antidote’s newest staff member, Sabina Chatterjee, social justice activist, and community development organizer. Sabina has a strong commitment to building communities that are compassionate and caring and believes that supporting and nurturing multiracial and Indigenous girls and women is a key…

antidote Intergenerational Theatre Workshop
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antidote Intergenerational Theatre Workshop

What: Intergenerational Theatre Workshop. When: Date has been postponed and TBA Location: Victoria West Community Centre Facilitator: Lina DeGuevera http://linadeguevara.ca/works/plays/as-director/ This is an invitation to try out the many wonderful and varied aspects of theatre: games, body work, non-verbal communication, voice, story telling, creation of images, dialogue, movement, use of props and costumes, masks, and more! Everyone is welcome. This will be a…