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Pinkwashed: It Gets Better Project Is Thinking in Pink

Pinkwashed: It Gets Better Project Is Thinking in Pink

  1. Again.

I went to an incredible event Wednesday night put on by QuAIA(Queers Against Israeli Aparteid) that focused on a little-known practice for some of us called Pinkwashing. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the term, the word has been gaining celebrity lately throughout academic and activist realms because pinkwashing is being linked to a host of unethical goings on about town around…

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An Immodest Proposal: The Erotics of Gay Divorce

An Immodest Proposal: The Erotics of Gay Divorce

It’s been a while. But I’m back…..and yes, I actually did meet Newt Gingrich so the story below is real.

In light of recent violent, and disgusting political douchebaggery (here’s lookin at you Akin) I’ve decided to post this piece I wrote a year ago on gay marriage. It’s meant to be satirical, but it saddens me that the people I’m actually conversing with here—my merry men like Newt Gingrich,…

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Is Canada Ready For a Bearded Man? (What The Globe and Mail Failed to Mention)

Is Canada Ready For a Bearded Man? (What The Globe and Mail Failed to Mention)

So, I submitted this article to The Globe and Mail and they agreed to take it. I was so surprised anFuck_Proroguing_by_ThreeEyesWormd excited, because it would mean my thoughts on the Harper government would be heard–with some humour sliced in there for fun. But the editor who took my piece failed to mention they were going to edit the fek out of it, taking out the parts that I am most happy with (i.e. the political stuff!),…

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Losing Indigenous Knowledge: The Risk of Bill C-626

Losing Indigenous Knowledge: The Risk of Bill C-626

bad statsDuring this heated election race between Harper, Trudeau, Mulcair, and May there has been much debate over reengaging the mandatory, long-form census. For those of you who don’t know what this is, it’s that long form that your parents probably filled out for you (as mine did) when you were a kid. It asks mundane questions  about income, family size, and all that stuff, but it is used (and at…

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