On August 19, 2021, a government-funded non-profit organisation published a piece defaming Alberta Women's Advocacy Association and our president, Raine McLeod, along with other women in Alberta and Saskatchewan.
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Alline Cormier is a translator and retired court interpreter who self-published, last summer, a coffee table book titled What is a Woman? as a fundraising project for Vancouver Rape Relief and Women's Shelter. She most recently sent the Prime Minister a copy of Linda Blade's book, Unsporting: How Trans Activism and Science Denial are Destroying...
Barbara Kay has been a columnist for The National Post since 2003, and writing, teaching, and editing since the 60s. She is a co-writer with Linda Blade on the book Unsporting: How Trans Activism and Science Denial are Destroying Sport. She sent a transcript of her speech and it was read by Raine McLeod.
After identifying and living as a transman for years, Benji (GNC Centric) accepted that she is a lesbian and reidentified with her womanhood. She is a lesbian and detrans community builder who flew to Calgary from Ottawa to attend the event.
Heather Mason is a former federal inmate at Grand Valley Institute in Kitchener, Ontario, and a women's prison advocate who has been working tirelessly to stand up for the most vulnerable women in our country, criminalised women, who are being housed with male sex offenders as a direct result of Bill C-16. Heather sent a recording of her speech.
Kathleen Lowrey is an Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Alberta. Reading Gallus Mag's website is what raised her consciousness about gender ideology, starting around 2014-2015. She published her first piece about these issues on Feminist Current in 2018. In 2020, student objections to her feminist views led to her dismissal...
Linda Blade is a coach and the president of Athletics Alberta. She has a PhD in Kinesiology from Simon Fraser University, a Chartered Professional Coach designation in track and field, and is a former champion heptathlete. In May, her book Unsporting: How Trans Activism and Science Denial are Destroying Sport, co-written by Barbara Kay, was...
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Lara Forsberg is a Lethbridge mother who attended the event and took part in the Speaker's Corner after the scheduled speakers.