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| July 15, 2016

Pussy, Pride and police: From bathhouses to Black Lives Matter

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When I was in my mid-20s I attended my very first women's bathhouse event, The Pussy Palace, which was raided that same night by the Toronto Police in 2000.

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| July 13, 2016
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| July 12, 2016
July 5, 2016 |
The Black Lives Matter action at the Toronto Pride Parade helped bring about change and gave voice to so many who are increasingly marginalized by how Pride is currently being run.

Trans health care in Canada: A federal responsibility?

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Canada has an international reputation for tolerance and free universal health care. However, these provisions don't hold up as well for its trans citizens, whose access to health care is often impinged by systemic transphobia and provincial differences in surgery options. 

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Not Rex: Orlando shootings product of homegrown hate and gun culture

Orlando is red with the blood from people who aren't even allowed to legally give blood.

We need to look at how the homegrown hate and out-of-control gun culture in America is fuelling these crimes and do something more than just declaring these attacks tragedies.

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June 14, 2016 |
This was a hate crime, exacerbated by a culture of intolerance and a lack of responsible gun control measures.
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| June 13, 2016
The Hum Podcast

It's not a story here but back home it is

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| Journalist Zahra Haider talks about her VICE article on having premarital sex in Pakistan.
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