Issues Pages: LGBTIQ

St. Vincent de Paul Catholic School in Roncesvalles, Toronto. Image: Enoch Leung/Flickr
Tina Beier | Canada prides itself on being inclusive, yet we have a system that privileges one group over the other. Why don't children of other religions get to attend schools of their religion for free?
Image: Omer Orgun. Used by permission
Marc Belanger, RadioLabour | CUPE is trying to get a member released from a Turkish jail. Teachers want climate change built into school curricula. And more.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with media, March 5, 2021. Image credit: Adam Scotti/PMO
Matthew Behrens | While there has been plenty of awareness this year, there remains precious little government action on ending the scourge of male violence against women and children, both at home and globally.
Sam Oosterhoff. Image credit: Sam Oosterhoff/Facebook
Joyce Arthur | Overt racism is a bridge too far for the Ontario PC party. Even homophobia must be kept fairly muted. Yet open misogyny is perfectly acceptable.
Cole Rockarts
Cole Rockarts | Union officer Barry Conway goes on trial March 15 for his actions in defending a Hamilton Pride event in June 2019. Hamilton activist Cole Rockarts has recorded a song about his plight.
Bob Gallagher. Image courtesy of Bob Gallagher
Libby Davies | Libby Davies pays tribute to activist and organizer Bob Gallagher, talking to her friend and colleague about the moment 40 years ago when everything changed for Toronto's LGBTQ community.
Mural depicting Pauli Murray. Image credit: abbyladybug/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The pioneering African-American legal scholar and organizer for racial and gender equality was celebrated this week at the annual Sundance Film Festival with the premier of a new documentary.
Image: Used with permission of the Community-Based Research Centre.
Scott Neigh | Michael Kwag talks about the work of the Community-Based Research Centre and how it promotes the health of gay, bi, trans, Two-Spirit, and queer men.
Author image: Marko Kovacevic​
Alexandra Valahu | Although the world Hernandez builds in her new novel "Crosshairs" has been described as sci-fi and dystopian, it looks a lot like the one we live in right now.
Protesters against the TMX pipeline. Image: Sally T. Buck/Flickr
Khadijah Kanji | Part four in a series addressing the myths that conflate multiculturalism and anti-racism.
Book Review
Image: Tenille Campbell
Sheila Laroque | Billy-Ray Belcourt's new memoir will have a lasting impact on contemporary Indigenous writing.
Conservative Party Leader Erin O'Toole. Image: Erin O'Toole/Twitter
Joyce Arthur | For a politician to be truly pro-choice, they must take a strong stance against any attempt to restrict abortion rights or access. O'Toole has made it clear he will not do so.