For Pride 2020, CUPE calls on employers and governments to end conversion practices, build safer spaces, and support LGBTQ2+ grassroots groups dealing with COVID-19.
Lyla Miklos, queer feminist activist and former chair of Hamilton Pride, shares her ideas about why there's a big problem with hate in Hamilton right now, and what needs to be done to solve it.
Right now, we're all rainbows and celebration, but this time of year will pass and we won't see rainbows splashed over logos and flying from flagpoles the rest of the year.
Evans Yellow Old Woman
An open letter from a Calgary-based coalition calls on Rachel Notley to commit to meaningful reconciliation after declaring she would "build this pipeline!" at Calgary Pride in the Park.
David J. Climenhaga
Nowadays many conservative politicians participate in Pride Parades, like next Saturday's in Edmonton. The reason is clear: They've become important political events.
Free speech is one of those values that is used as a way to disorient, confuse, obscure or end debate.
"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.
The police have no place in the Pride parades of the nation.
Toronto Pride's BLM protest and its ensuing backlash have proven telling -- and disappointing.
The reaction of white observers to the BLMTO action on Pride Day -- and then two more Black men are murdered by U.S. police. It should give one to think.