A Bitchy-ish Newsletter
It’s been 576 hours since #elxn44 concluded, mercury is in retrograde, Ottawa has been unseasonably warm thanks to climate change, and Dave Chapelle continues to be a fucking idiot.
Things are going great!
On a more serious note, your Bitches will be back next week with new episodes. REMINDER: free episodes will be truncated. For full episodes, become a paid subscriber.
Worth a Share
Blake Desjarlais will be Canada’s first openly Two-Spirit Member of Parliament. Desjarlais will be representing Edmonton Griesbach for the NDP and is 1 of 8 queer people elected to this parliament.
In the US, some school districts have started banning pride flags as political speech, an act that experts say could have negative impacts on the wellbeing of students.
Latino-owned businesses in the US have some of the highest potential for investors, yet they are often overlooked. Wonder how that translates to diversity in Canadian investments.
In the Media
Catch up with all the things Erica has been up to:
How Annamie Paul’s leadership never had a chance in the Globe and Mail.
Elizabeth May said the Party “silenced” her. Was she siLENT or was she siLENCED?
In addition to new podcasts from us, we’ll be hosting our first post-election Twitter space on Wednesday, October 20 from 12:00-1:00 pm ET.
Erica will be joining the fall season opener of Ottawa’s Ask Women Anything event series on October 21. Tickets.
Erica will be moderating a discussion with friend of the pod, Celina Caesar-Chavannes, hosted by Operation Black Vote Canada on October 20. Tickets.