Come to the Catherine White Holman Wellness Centre Meet & Greet, meet some people you'd see around the clinic, eat some snacks, play some games, give us some input, and much more.
In Grandview Park on Commercial Drive. Look for our signs! We'll probably be closer to Cotton Drive than to Commercial Drive.
As part of Genderfest.
The Genderfest Conference
Open to people of all ages!
This summer class is in session, so come learn a few things, get exposed to new ideas, and open your mind at the very first Genderfest Conference!
With workshops and presentations by:
barbara findlay Q.C. (http://www.barbarafindlay.com/about-me.html)
Because of Islam's many sects and a lack of centralized religious authority, there is no one opinion on the status and rights of LGBT peoples.
The International Lesbian and Gay Association (ILGA) notes that of the seven countries that currently have the death penalty for homosexuality, all are Muslim or predominantly Muslim states.
In Saudi Arabia, governed by Shari'ah law, sentencing decisions for the crime of homosexuality vary, including a 2010 sentencing of a man to 500 lashes and five years in jail for having sex with another man.
First Spring Fire
In his remarkable 2009 text, Cruising Utopia, José Esteban Muñoz fixates on the ways in which queer bodies exist outside of and subvert what he calls “straight time.” Straight time, for Muñoz, is what tells queers that “there is no future but the here and now of our everyday life.” It grounds the fragmentation, suppression, and elision of queer histories, and denies futurity to those not counted under the rubric of a “reproductive majoritarian heterosexuality.”