Tag Archives: Vancouver Women’s Health Collective

SFU Lesbian Oral History Archive Project – Donation List

I saw an article in Xtra on the Daily Xtra online about the Simon Fraser University Lesbian Oral History Archive project, and I had been a student at SFU, where I was a dj on the student station CJIV and … Continue reading

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Only In Canada, eh? Pity

Canada in the 1990s; at 8th and Pine Street in Vancouver, British Columbia There remains an interesting office building, that once was home to the Vancouver Women’s Health Collective. The building was a three story walk up with a single … Continue reading

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Community: Resources & Crisis Centres

The Vancouver Health Collective is one of the few grassroots feminist organizations, along with The Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre, The Surrey Women’s Centre, Battered Women & Rape Society – and a few women’s centres in communities across Canada. The Women … Continue reading

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Game Theory: The Marginalized Version

This is a true story – it happened at the Vancouver Women’s Health Collective in the middle 1990s; between Myself and the Office Manager. The Office Manager was Katherine and she had been street involved; by volunteering, she gained skills … Continue reading

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Depression 101: Volunteer at something you enjoy

feel like you are doing something, because you are if you pick something you enjoy, it doesn’t feel like work Volunteer BC – Vancouver http://www.volunteerbc.bc.ca/ Volunteer BC in collaboration with the Administrators of Volunteer Resources of BC (AVRBC) and the … Continue reading

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Social Integration – Individual Experience Varies Wildly

assimilation, identity and tolerance I stumbled on another blog that I ended up commenting on. And wanted to bring my part of the discussion here. The topic was balancing living a lesbian life in a mainstream world and not forgetting your … Continue reading

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VolunteerWorld: Vancouver Women’s Health Collective

The Vancouver Women’s Health Collective was the second to last group that I volunteered for in the mid 1990’s.   It was the first mainstream group I had been in since my high school days of being in the SKY Club … Continue reading

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