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Expert Q&A on Pride 2019 and 50 years of gender rights in Canada

June 5, 2019 - Expert advisory

Aaron Devor—the world’s first Chair in Transgender Studies at UVic and founder and academic director of UVic’s Transgender Archives—is available to media for comment as Canada prepares to mark the 50th anniversary of the decriminalization of homosexuality and people prepare for Pride 2019 festivals in cities across the continent to honour the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising.

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Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women: a student perspective

December 7, 2018 - Ring

On Dec. 6, 1989, an armed gunman entered Polytechnique Montréal and shot 28 people, murdering 14 women and injuring 10 other women and four men. On Dec. 5, 2018, almost 30 years after the massacre, UVic came together for the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women—a day to remember the women who died in the massacre as well as countless others who have suffered violence.

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