Compassion, Care & Safety

Compassion, Care & Safety

Towards reducing intoxication in activist spaces Reducing intoxication in activist spaces doesn’t only address accessibility for people in recovery – it also opens the door to people who have been impacted by the alcoholism of parents, partners and others and can...
What are you drinking?

What are you drinking?

Non-alcoholic options We’ve been exploring the connections between alcohol and activism, and a number of writers have shared their perspectives on drinking and sobriety. But when you decide to walk the sober path, or just cut down for a night, what are your beverage...
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Sunny Drake contributes to our series on alcohol use with a post about creating spaces during celebration events to support drinkers and sober folk alike. This post focuses on Pride month in Toronto, since the warm season is now coming up for Southern Hemisphere there...
An alcohol-free 9 months

An alcohol-free 9 months

Erin Farley shares her story about enjoying alcohol and then having a break during pregnancy, with particular reflections on the role alcohol plays in workplace socialising. This is the fourth post on our series on alcohol and activism – more stories welcome! I...
What can’t go on forever, won’t

What can’t go on forever, won’t

Drinking and the Left Ben Courtice shares his personal story about activism, drinking, and stopping drinking – and his observations of the cultures that contribute to unhealthy relationships with alcohol. This is the third article in our series on alcohol in...