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Pride Posts

June 2, 2019

June is celebrated as Pride Month in many places. I have picked out just a few posts from the hundred+ in my LGBTiTQQ2S category to highlight. Today in Canadian Queer History looks at “Operation Soap” […]

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Be My Guest

April 21, 2019

This is a call for Guest Posts on this blog. Although I have plenty to say, I can only write from within my own world view. Learning increases both my brain and my heart- as […]

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Elders

April 4, 2019

Not All Our Heroes Are Dead (or: Stop Burying Us, Help Us Live) Yes, large swaths of my generation (and others) passed on no, were sacrificed. They died. Often horrible, painful, deaths. Too often unloved […]

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Today in Canadian Queer History

February 5, 2019

In 2016 I marked the 35th anniversary of Operation Soap – the 1981 Toronto bathhouse raids that became our “line in the sand“. This was just one in a series of police actions against businesses […]

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Pink Triangle Day 2019

January 26, 2019

What (if anything) do you celebrate on February 14th? For some the day is just another corporate-driven excuse to spend money; as the credit card bills from last year’s Holiday season are coming due. There […]

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What’s On My Mind, Facebook Asks

December 6, 2018

40 years ago Harvey Milk was assassinated. 40 years ago next Spring, what would become the world-wide phenomenon of Perpetual Indulgence also erupted in SanFran. 40 years ago next Feb some Canadian queers celebrated the […]