Women's March

Nick Sandor (left) and Sheldon Kitzul (right) organized the first ReImagining Masculinities conference at UVic. Now, the second one will run on Nov. 16 to explore what it’s like to identify as male in the post #MeToo world. (Black Press Media File)

UVic conference explores healthy ways to express masculinity

ReImagining Masculinity conference Nov. 16 hopes to cultivate healthy, non-violent conversations

 

Victoria ranked third as the best city to be a woman in Canada (Pixabay)

Victoria ranked third-best city in Canada to be a woman

A report put forward by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives analyzed 26 large cities

 

The Victoria Event Centre is hosting a week-long series of events surrounding the International Day of Women. (Facebook/ Womxn’s Week at the VEC)

Week-long series of events surround the International Day of Women

Movies, dances, burlesque shows and more coming to Victoria

 

Kat Sark (right) walks with the Victoria chapter of the Women’s March in the 2018 Pride Parade. The group is organizing a Women’s March Symposium at UVic slated for July 21 to keep the momentum of the movement going with guest speakers and discussion panels. Photo contributed

Women’s March Victoria keeps movement going with UVic symposium

Discussions, community building and fundraising event highlights women of colour, LGBTQ, immigrants

Kat Sark (right) walks with the Victoria chapter of the Women’s March in the 2018 Pride Parade. The group is organizing a Women’s March Symposium at UVic slated for July 21 to keep the momentum of the movement going with guest speakers and discussion panels. Photo contributed
The Victoria Women’s March brought hundreds of supporters out, of all ages, genders and backgrounds to support the protection and advancement of women’s rights. Makari Espe photo

Victoria Women’s March draws hundreds

Pink pussy hats aplenty as demonstrators took to downtown streets

  • Jan 22, 2018
The Victoria Women’s March brought hundreds of supporters out, of all ages, genders and backgrounds to support the protection and advancement of women’s rights. Makari Espe photo
Last year’s Women’s March, part of a global movement in protest of Donald Trump’s ascendancy to the U.S. presidency, drew hundreds to Centennial Square. Much has happened since then, as women have spoken out about various abuses by men in positions of power. Don Denton/Black Press

EDITORIAL: 2017 provided new motivation for Women’s March participants

Victoria’s Women’s March happens this Saturday downtown

  • Jan 16, 2018
Last year’s Women’s March, part of a global movement in protest of Donald Trump’s ascendancy to the U.S. presidency, drew hundreds to Centennial Square. Much has happened since then, as women have spoken out about various abuses by men in positions of power. Don Denton/Black Press
Volunteers from the Victoria Women’s March organizing committee get ready for the Jan. 20 event where speakers will address the crowd at Centennial Square before marching through downtown to the legislature. Women’s March Canada photo

Victoria Women’s March 2.0 hits the streets Jan. 20

Violence against women has impact on a local level, says march organizer

Volunteers from the Victoria Women’s March organizing committee get ready for the Jan. 20 event where speakers will address the crowd at Centennial Square before marching through downtown to the legislature. Women’s March Canada photo