In The Diaspora

Accessing memory and nostalgia

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Sandra Brewster is a Toronto based visual artist and community arts practitioner. For information on her work go to   By Sandra Brewster   I grew up hearing stories of various family members’ participation in the Theatre Guild in Guyana, and suspected that the urgency of making a life for themselves after the move to Toronto limited their ability to further pursue the arts.

Where are the women for all these boards? Heh!

By D. Alissa Trotz Alissa Trotz is editor of the In the Diaspora Column.   In the last two weeks, there has been a robust and outraged response by individuals and various organizations (SASOD, Citizens Against Rape, Help & Shelter, GRPA, Red Thread, ChildLink Inc., GAWL) to the abysmal lack of gender representation on the newly formed boards.

Women in Men’s Political Games

By Krystal Ghisyawan   Krystal Ghisyawan holds a Double Honours B.A. in Anthropology and South Asian Studies, from York University, Toronto, and is currently pursuing a PhD at the University of the West Indies, St Augustine in the field of Sociology, doing multi-disciplinary research with same-sex loving women in Trinidad.

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