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Gender issues in the garment sector in Indonesia | Sep 16 2016 | Jiselle Hanna, Piergiorgio Moro | Labour updates of workers' struggles from the Asia-Pacific region and interview with garment workers on gender and LGBTI issues at the workplace in Indonesia.
What exactly is the 'compromise' Jason Kenney thinks the NDP should make on sexual minority rights? | Sep 11 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | It's pretty rich for Jason Kenney, of all people, to accuse Alberta Education Minister David Eggen of trying to score political points by standing up for human rights.
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Was pastor encouraged by right-wing allies to say intemperate things that could cost his private schools? | Sep 6 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Don't expect Alberta Education Minister David Eggen to just drop this issue. Whatever Eggen does, this potato’s going to stay hot.
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rabble.ca's Vancouver office seeks part-time outreach event volunteers | Sep 2 2016 | rabble staff | Read on for more information about rabble.ca volunteer opportunities in Vancouver.
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From Rio to Tokyo, gender discrimination in sport continues | Aug 25 2016 | Katie Douglas, Pro Bono | The treatment of athletes like Caster Semenya at the Rio Olympics shows that the rights of women who do not conform to binary understandings of sex are deemed less worthy of protection than others.
Are you getting any closer? A pocket-sized primer on female sexuality | Aug 11 2016 | Clarissa Fortin | The clitoris. Something so powerful and wonderful, yet largely misunderstood and ignored. Dive into female pleasure and sexuality with "Closer: Notes from the Orgasmic Frontier of Female Sexuality."
Photo: R Orville Lyttle/flickr
Nova Scotia Barristers' Society questions Trinity Western accreditation | Aug 10 2016 | Stephen Kimber | The Nova Scotia Barristers' Society is pondering appealing July's Nova Scotia Court of Appeals decision green-lighting graduates of Trinity Western University Law School to ply their trade in N.S.
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Six pervasive myths about Canada we must stop believing | Aug 5 2016 | Sophia Reuss | Myth: Canada is a safe haven for marginalized people. Status: Busted. We spoke with people on the frontlines about why these myths are so harmful.
Pride march for queer people of colour creates critical space for healing | Aug 5 2016 | Lenée Son | "Today was about giving us a space. Taking space in the city at Pride time," Fatima Jaffer. A lot of people don't feel comfortable at Pride, so this alternative space was created.
Black Lives Matter bring fight for racial justice to Vancouver Dyke March | Aug 2 2016 | Lenée Son | Support and solidarity were interwoven throughout the march on Saturday. Black Lives Matter members called for accountability.
Radicalizing body positivity politics | Jul 20 2016 | Scott Neigh | Tameera Mohamed talks about the radical, intersectional, body positivity of Our Resilient Bodies.
A trans woman's perspective on the disconnect between law enforcement and marginalized communities | Jul 15 2016 | Mercedes Allen | Black Lives Matter Toronto's stand brings to mind an odd experience a few years ago, which taught me a lot about the nature of the interplay between authorities and marginalized, policed communities.

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Gay Adoption is wrong & nothwithstanding clause must be used to reverse it says Conservative MP terrytowel said... Current Parliamentary Secretary to Public Safety Roxanne James not only opposes same-sex marriage...
QuAIA - Queers Against Israeli Apartheid - Disbands terrytowel said... In a Feb. 26 statement on their website, one of the group’s founders, Tim McCaskell blamed the...
The unelected Senate strips away transgender rights again Brachina said...    I've always said the Senate is a Den of anti democracy pond scum. I knew this sort of...
Gay publisher Xtra to embrace digital, close print 6079_Smith_W said... Shit. It certainly isn't a step up. Also, have fun arriving in town on a bus and trying to access...
MB Director for right-wing fundamentalist Christian organization acclaimed as PC canadiate in Radisson ghoris said... The Tories' stupidity knows no bounds. Way to appeal to urban voters, guys. They *might* have been...
NPD - MP Randall Garrison against C-36 Unionist said... Bravo! in
What did you do for Pride? Bacchus said... Well my wife, daughter and stepdaughter and I went downtown for the festivities in Toronto. Bought...
B.C. Law Society votes against Trinity Western kropotkin1951 said... I attended the satellite meeting in Nanaimo to register my vote. Quote: On June 10, 2014, the...

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UFCW Canada activists show their Pride in nation's capital
The rain couldn't damper the spirits of UFCW Canada activists who participated in this year's Capital Pride parade in Ottawa.

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