Rachel Giese

Jun 20, 2003

Out of the Koran

Rachel Giese
For most queer Muslims, being open within their communities has been an enormous challenge. Not only do they fear rejection from their families, but from their broader communities as well. Toronto&#1
Sep 4, 2002

Sugar and Spice

As immortalized in the Winona Ryder movie <I>Heathers,</I> there&#146;s a cruel Machiavellian world of girls out there. Cheap entertainment, yes. But is that all our culture is prepared to say about
Aug 23, 2002

Laughing Ourselves to Tears

In the dog days of August, in what is traditionally called the silly season in the news world, everyone wants to take it easy. And if it weren&#146;t for Iraq, Waco, and Canadian federal politics &#1
Jul 30, 2002

When Governments Fail The People

What's cooking? Potluck! The government's plans of getting to the root of the structural problems that led to the recent slew of publicized corporate infamies, while chastising the corporate sector f
Jun 25, 2002

Religion Can't Trump Rights of Others

Canada's a big country, with lots of room for a diversity in religious beliefs, ideas, opinions, and ways of living. Still, there are limits on the religious freedoms protected by the Charter and the
Jun 13, 2002

Few Scraps for Poor at Food Summit

If you're wondering why hundreds of millions of people are starving around the world, the United Nations food summit held earlier this week in Rome provides some explanations: Indifference. Mismanage
Jun 6, 2002

Outrage at Squalid Saga Rings Hollow

Ahh if only. If only the scandal hunt and the Liberal power struggle were actually about more than scoring political points, and if only there was a glimmer of hope that all this outrage might lead t
May 31, 2002

Flawed Logic Obscures Message on Having Kids

The Trouble With Sylvia. Hewlett's book and her media bandwagon have reduced women to their most basic biological function and subjected their lives and choices to the most sweeping judgments and pre
May 27, 2002

A Basket of Goodies for White House Bashers

Ahh Spring. Bringing in fresh cover-ups, obvious double-talk and transparent damage-control, from America's presidential and corporate backrooms, to you. Get out the anti-histamines, the hay fever is


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