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Why It’s Important To Challenge Tone Policing

Whether we've encountered this at some point ourselves or been guilty of doing it to others; being aware of how/when tone policing is used will help to develop and improve valuable listening and advocacy skills. 

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16 Organizations That Focus On Progress And Change

If you're looking to donate resources, time, money or raise awareness about organizations and charities that work positively for change then this article includes some valuable suggestions. No matter where you are in the world, you can support the work they carry out. 

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Post Ban: Accessing Abortion in the U.S.

Just over a week ago the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) officially overturned Roe vs. Wade — stripping away an enshrined constitutionally protected right to access abortion. Despite news that this decision was coming after a draft opinion was leaked back in May; this final ruling has been a devastating shock to many.

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Celebrating Indigenous Two-Spirit People This Pride Month

As June is Pride Month and Indigenous History Month; it's the ideal time to discover some incredible Two-Spirit creators, artists and activists from across North America whose work you can follow, support and share.

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Conversations About Gun Safety in America

Less than two weeks ago, the deadliest school shooting in over a decade occurred at Robb Elementary in Uvalde, Texas; bringing the ongoing, deeply partisan gun control debate in America to the forefront of the world's attention in heartbreaking detail. 

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How To Make Talking About Abortions Easier

No matter which side of the argument you fall on; abortion remains a hotly debated issue that often involves intense emotion, discomfort and (sometimes deliberate) misinformation. Here in the U.S.; after a recently leaked Supreme Court draft opinion that could strike down abortion access, the topic of reproductive rights is front and centre.

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Finding Ways You Can Protect Abortion Rights

While abortion is still currently legalized in the U.S.; a recently leaked Supreme Court draft opinion written by Justice Alito has revealed that the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that settled abortion as a constitutionally protected right was voted down in February of this year.

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Here’s How You Can Help Ukraine

About a week ago, Russian President Vladimir Putin embarked on his invasion campaign to bombard, overtake and control neighbouring Ukraine. Aiming to strategically seize the country through bombing assaults that focused on the capital city (Kyiv); the Russians, assuming it would be a quick and easy offensive unexpectedly encountered bold, courageous and resilient resistance from the Ukrainian people.