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Please feel free to share your experiences and stories, information about upcoming events, thoughts on anything you see here, or other relevant resources – on topics relating to aging and/or activism. This space will be gently moderated to avoid any of us having to deal with trolls, goblins, mischievous elves, or anyone posting things that are sexist, ageist, racist, classist, misogynist, homophobic, ableist, or cissexist. 

May 2, 2020

Alex (8 years old) has started Dogcast, a weekly(-ish) illustrated podcast about dogs, to keep all her friends and family company and help you learn about dogs at the same time. Check out the fourth episode on bernese mountain dogs.

April 27, 2020

Hi, I'm Marvin. While I'm self-isolating, I've been building a lot of Lego. Here are some of the creations I've come up with: shabbat candles that I took to my friend who is in a long-term care home; a helicopter that has a computer that can go up and down; and several...

April 14, 2020

Hannah Smit, a student in Nael Bhanji's gender studies class at Trent, has created these three beautiful pieces of art around various activisms. Read move about each piece below, and check out the Student Brilliance corner for more student creativity.

Painting One


April 6, 2020

Here are two more pieces from queer, nonbinary, Disabled artist Derek Newman-Stille's show Body-ody-ody. Both of these pieces, Behind the Facade and Community Erasure, are informed by a DisArts/Artivism perspective and are meant to highlight marginalised communiti...

April 1, 2020

Alex (8 years old) has started Dogcast, a weekly illustrated podcast about dogs, to keep all her friends and family company and help you learn about dogs at the same time. Check out the third episode on golden retrievers.

March 31, 2020

We are really excited to support this amazing community project that has been launched by Derek Newman-Stille, Lisa Clarke and Cameron G N Ewing.

Here's a bit more about the project from the editors: "Peterborough in Portrait: Together Apart is a photo narrati...

March 31, 2020

Our friend and colleague Nicole Dalmer is kicking off an Aging Activisms Community QuaranZINE, and would like to invite anyone to contribute. 

Check out our quaranZINE page here.

March 28, 2020

"Meet Peterborough Activist Jill Jones: Stickin' to the Union

In the early 1970s, a worker sweeping the floors of the Canadian General Electric (GE) factory in Nogojawanong/Peterborough, Ontario, earned a higher wage than a skilled machinist — if, of course, the sweeper...

March 26, 2020

Synopsis: In this film, a girl explains how her life works with two moms.

Password: rainbowlife

Discussion questions and activities below!

Discussion Questions (pick three)
1. Who is in your family?
2. Who are your friends?
3. What does each family member love to do?
4. W...

Watch this piece by Karleen Pendleton Jiménez, called "What does this mean to you? Thoughts on covid, queerness, and memory." It contains mature content.

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