It's taken more than half a century of bigotry and prevarication, but the gay computer genius and war hero Alan Turing has finally been pardoned. Mathematician Alan Turing, who helped Britain win the Second World War by cracking Nazi Germany's "unbreakable" Enigma code, was granted a rare royal pardon on Tuesday for a criminal . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Gay Genius Alan Turing is Finally Pardoned
OMG. It's the Gay Pride weekend in Toronto and I should be looking forward to the festivities.
But instead I'm lying in my tree hammock in my jockey shorts, cruising for a cool breeze, quaffing gallons of lemonade.
And wondering do I REALLY have to go the Pride parade? Read more » . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Me and the Pride Day Parade
I see that Mike Wallace is being given a grand send off and is being called a journalistic hero.
The newspapers are full of glowing obituaries, and TV stations have been running clips of his most famous interviews and documentaries.
But funnily enough nobody mentioned the famous documentary LGBT activist Wayne Besen has described as . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Mike Wallace and The Homosexuals