The Dimensions of Silence

The article presents an overview of what silence can represent in different situations. First, we discuss the role of silence in an abusive relationship and factors that contribute to its use. Then, we discuss the necessary use of silence employed by Listeners.  

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Le Québec Does Not Want Me

Le Québec Does Not Want Me provides a glimpse of life at Montréal through the lens of a hijab-wearing woman going through different stages of her life. It explores identity, intersecting cultures, and most importantly the constant reminder of not being able to call Québec your home.

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Veiled Microaggressions in Feminist Spaces

For women with intersecting identities, it’s tricky to navigate microaggressions in spaces that present themselves as inclusive and “feminist.” Well-meaning interactions can disguise themselves as ignorance and xenophobia, as seen during Zara Mohammed’s interview on BBC Women Hour. Unintentional or not, there are ways to recognize these biases, in hopes...

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