Category Disability

Intersex Awareness Day: Combating Interphobia

Celeste E. Orr shows how queerphobia, ableism, and racism have sustained systemic discrimination against intersex individuals.

Solidarity, social dignity and Ontario’s Bill 7 (Part 2)

Monique Lanoix opposes Ontario’s legislation allowing transfer patients to long-term care without their consent because the legislation violates human rights, social dignity, and solidarity.

Solidarity, social dignity & Ontario’s Bill 7 (Part 1)

Monique Lanoix suggests that Bill 7 will harm people who are forced to move to a long-term care home that is not their choice.

You Might Have an Extra Chromosome

Chris Kaposy considers the implications of a study showing that having an extra chromosome is much more common than previously thought.

Bill S-231 & DNA Evidence: Effective Tool or Discrimination?

Erin Kenny, Katharina Clausius, and Michael J. Crawford detail how the expanded use of DNA profile databases and genealogy in criminal investigations offers powerful tools to solve crimes and exculpate innocents but also risks permanently stigmatizing genetic relatives.