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The Interdisciplinary Work of Lyss Warmland.

Posts from the Performance Category

Check out my conversation with Ashley Bouman!

We talk about:
– her professional journey
– her community activism
Cobourg Queer Collective
Northumberland Queeries and grassroots, queer, feminist journalism
– intersectional feminism and queerness
– defunding the police and how they should be involved in Cobourg Pride

and more!

Featured Tunes:
Boyfriend by Tegan and Sara
I’m a Transvest-lite by NOFX
Community by Bad Cop / Bad Cop
Sing with Me by Bad Cop / Bad Cop

Check out my interview with Jacqueline Pennington!

https://northumberland897.ca/nothing-exists/2020/6/19/the-nothing-exists-radio-hour-s3e18-jacqueline-pennington-raising-a-transgender-child

We talk about:
– Her experience with learning her son’s true gender
– Expectations we have about our child’s gender starting in pregnancy
– What transitioning can look like with children
– Political misconceptions and barriers within our local healthcare community regarding transgender children
– Navigating consent and advocacy work with her son
and tons more.

Featured Tunes:
Paper Thin by RVIVR
Pretty Girls (The Mover) by Against Me!
We Belong by The Hextalls
Freedom by Beyonce ft. Kendrick Lamar

In this episode, I share some poetry, quotes, an essay, and a playlist of material created by Black artists.
https://northumberland897.ca/nothing-exists/2020/6/15/the-nothing-exists-radio-hour-s3e17-amplifying-black-voices

Hundreds attend Black Lives Matter march in Cobourg | Watch News ...



The Nothing Exists Radio Hour stands with Black Lives Matter. These are some resources to assist in learning more about actively practicing anti-racism in our lives.

Somewhere to Start

Guide to Allyship
https://guidetoallyship.com/

White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack
https://www.racialequitytools.org/resourcefiles/mcintosh.pdf

“Dear White People, This Is What we Want You To Do”
https://insidethekandidish.wordpress.com/2020/05/30/dear-white-people-this-is-what-we-want-you-to-do/?fbclid=IwAR2hDzM1jRE2bQDgF4LNWfJQftxywBSycH3gJ43bkTQ1vC2CTamKchq4764

“Showing Up For Racial Justice: Five Ways White people Can Take Action in Response to White and State-Sanctioned Violence”
https://medium.com/@surj_action/5-ways-white-people-can-take-action-in-response-to-white-and-state-sanctioned-violence-2bb907ba5277

75 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice
https://medium.com/equality-includes-you/what-white-people-can-do-for-racial-justice-f2d18b0e0234

Information for Parents

George Floyd’s mother was not there, but he used her as a sacred invocation” An essay by Lonnae O’Neal
https://www.nationalgeographic.com/history/2020/05/george-floyds-mother-not-there-he-used-her-as-sacred-invocation/?fbclid=IwAR1QwvwtWe-JfD_Jea-eV1Fk1pUCLmq49f6V023YRM92-y_PYYLeQBk1TAs

The Black Mamas Matter Alliance
https://blackmamasmatter.org/

30 Books to Help You Talk to Your Kids about Racism
https://www.todaysparent.com/family/books/kids-books-that-talk-about-racism/?fbclid=IwAR3zCe3-Kt2Ayz9wf4iWuIKLrrBwsnXPOEQ1mrAp3IjGs9DphBwHHLQ9-t4#gallery/books-that-talk-about-racism/slide-1

Where to Find Diverse Kids Books
https://www.embracerace.org/resources/where-to-find-diverse-childrens-books
Your Kids Aren’t Too Young to Talk About Race: Resource Roundup
https://www.prettygooddesign.org/blog/Blog%20Post%20Title%20One-5new4


Information for Theatre People

“We See You, White American Theatre”
https://www.weseeyouwat.com/

Off-Broadway’s Response to Black Lives Matter
https://www.playbill.com/article/how-have-off-broadway-theatre-companies-responded-to-black-lives-matter?fbclid=IwAR2B_68JXoYOQNq3vbLxgYCTONmXk-Xz2xAaSfksy45e1CqfLASxi9bF348


Information for Cannabis Users

Race and Drug War
https://www.drugpolicy.org/issues/race-and-drug-war

“Here’s How to Start Fixing Racism in Cannabis Dispensaries”
https://www.leafly.ca/news/industry/heres-how-to-start-fixing-racism-in-cannabis-dispensaries


Information for Community-Builders

Racial Equity Tools: Community Builders (Resource list)
https://www.racialequitytools.org/act/strategies/community-building

Anti-Racism and Anti-Discrimination for Municipalities: Introductory Manual
http://www.ohrc.on.ca/en/book/export/html/2495

Anti-Racist Organizational Change: Resources and Tools for Nonprofits
https://coco-net.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Anti-Racist-Organizational-Change-Resources-Tools-for-Nonprofits.pdf

“Defunding the Police Will Save Black and Indigenous Lives in Canada” by Sandy Hudson (Co-founder of Black Lives Matter Toronto)
https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/entry/defund-police-canada-black-indigenous-lives_ca_5ed65eb2c5b6ccd7c56bdf7d?fbclid=IwAR2AWe3BPOEIPdHDKvFN7Hino_38SH7sp54fqUYAUNJ3YUubWhjHfn4kj24&guccounter=1&guce_referrer=aHR0cHM6Ly9sLmZhY2Vib29rLmNvbS8&guce_referrer_sig=AQAAAGpVKJDTmAiin1B0xuk8zTYg0VgFlsESr7jfjLNsaWW5bP67Dunn97ZAD3rHaK6cm0eEK4IA7j00MEkde84j0E23kX5fBqXA9PDPyuci7RTb-dKlbgVZMbjQKmBk_5a1vUOJdGZt_mXZG9ErGsqVBDBciyWxgDyqE0sip2E_eUCR

This episode contains material from:
Mary Helen Kennerly
https://www.creativenonfiction.org/authors/mary-helen-kennerly

Audre Lorde
https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/audre-lorde

Angela Y. Davis
https://guides.library.cornell.edu/davis/publications

Rachel Cargle
https://www.rachelcargle.com/

bell hooks
http://www.bellhooksinstitute.com/

Sandy Huffman
https://blacklivesmatter.ca/

A.B. Cofer
https://www.instagram.com/a.b.cofer/?hl=en

Music By:
Beyonce
Shad
Alicia Keys
Lauryn Hill
Bad Brains
Ray Charles
J Cole
Bloc Party
Lizzo


Big thanks and much love to Elyse, Julien, and Maya Comire for their beautiful voices!





Check out my conversation with Trev Jones!
https://northumberland897.ca/nothing-exists/2020/6/11/the-nothing-exists-radio-hour-s3e16-trev-jones-cannabis-and-rso



We talk about:
– How Trev got into cannabis and how it benefits him
– His journey in the cannabis industry
– Some of Trev’s opinions on legalization and the way “legal” cannabis looks so far
– Rick Simpson Oil aka RSO aka Phoenix Tears
– Trev’s new Facebook Live show on Kelly’s Green Lounge
– The intersection between Buddhism and cannabis in Trev’s life

Features Tunes:
Purple Haze by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Hollow Sounds by Dan Andriano in the Emergency Room
What it Takes by Choclaire and Jully Black
Three Little Birds by Bob Marley and The Wailers

Check out my conversation with Kirsten Betteridge and Courtney Boyce!

Baby Warmland
Photo by Jeanneatte Breward.

We talk all about our postpartum experiences during the Covid-19 Pandemic.

Featured Tunes:
End of the World by Great Big Sea
Across the Night by Silverchair (Rockabye Baby version)

Check out my conversation with Gareth Vieira and Elizabeth Edwards!

We talk all about their new project, The Library of Unpublished Manuscripts.

The Library of Unpublished Manuscripts is a local, non-profit community group designed to engage local writers and provide an opportunity for beginner, intermediate and advanced individuals to develop their writing skills and share their unpublished work.”

Check out my conversation with Matt Kowalyk about In Absentia Theatre here!

We talk about:

Check out my conversation with Erin Croteau!

 

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Featured Tunes by:
Fiona Apple
Sarah Harmer

Check out my conversation with Lana Missen!

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We talk about:

  • Lana’s definition of feminism
  • What community means and how to build it from a feminist perspective
  • Fundraising and working in the not for profit sector
  • Making art and photography
  • and more!

To donate to Green Wood Coalition, click here.
To donate to S.O.N.G., click here.
To learn more about Northumberland Players, click here.
To learn more about Habitat for Humanity, click here.

Featured Tunes by:
Cleopatrick
Kate Nash
Ani DiFranco
Alanis Morrisette