MARG’s Sharmeen Khan recently presented at a conference in Mexico!

“We get to have beautiful things too:” Talking with Yasmin Abdulqadir Ali of Somali Semantics

In 2015, Yasmin Abdulqadir Ali and Sumaya Ugas created a zine called Somali Semantics—as they call it: “a visual and textual representation of our lives as brilliant, not-here-for-it, somali-canadian girls.” They published their first issue after a summer in Montreal, where they both studied at McGill, “poring over the question of how to write ourselves into … Read more

Know Your Rights for Media Activists

  In January 2017, Toronto police officers were captured on video Tasering and kicking a person who was restrained and lying on the ground. One officer threatened to seize the video: “Stop recording or I’m going to seize your phone as evidence and then you’re going to lose your phone.” The same officer made HIV-phobic … Read more