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Denise Balkissoon

Denise Balkissoon is a weekly Opinion columnist and a reporter in the Globe's Toronto section. The National Magazine Award-winning writer is also a co-founder of The Ethnic Aisle, a blog about race and ethnicity in the Greater Toronto Area.

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Opinion
Whether or not to body-slam a groper is a split-second, personal decision Denise Balkissoon
Topping the list of must-have school supplies: internet access Denise Balkissoon
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The New Yorker, The Economist and Steve Bannon’s squad of useful idiots Denise Balkissoon
Hey, urbanites: Ugly trees need love, too Denise Balkissoon
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This messy #MeToo moment Denise Balkissoon
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Silicon Valley workers are fed up with their bosses’ missing morals Denise Balkissoon
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Miriam Toews explores questions vital to women across the world in new novel Women Talking Subscriber content
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Do women really need their own weed? Denise Balkissoon
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The Giorgio Mammoliti sideshow needs to end Denise Balkissoon
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Fat, shame and women’s health Denise Balkissoon
Confessions of a TTC fare evader Denise Balkissoon
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The Trudeaus vs. the Manuel family: Another generation fights over Indigenous rights Denise Balkissoon
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Climate change is here, and the world is burning Denise Balkissoon
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All the other answers come after fewer guns Denise Balkissoon
In Ontario, midwives help with the rebirth of Indigenous pregnancy care
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Parenting at the intersections: Identity, controversy, fear and love Denise Balkissoon
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Let’s worry less about the word ‘racist,’ and more about the effects of racism in Toronto Denise Balkissoon
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What good data mean for black youth in foster care Denise Balkissoon
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In the war zone of women’s bodies, some are closer to the line of fire Denise Balkissoon
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Hands off migrants’ DNA Denise Balkissoon
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