My first encounter with ACT (AIDS Committee of Toronto) was in its early days operating over what at the time was a KFC take-out restaurant. Compassion and information deep-fried! I was still living in St. Catharines, Ontario in those days, those early days of HIV and the upstart AIDS Niagara. I was a bit of . . . → Read More: My journey with AIDS…and more!: Why I’m Marching with ACT with Pride!
From among the throngs walking past, largely ignoring him, a street preacher standing with a mic and an amplifier in front of Old City Hall called me out leaving the opening ceremonies of World Pride taking place at Nathan Phillips Square last Friday. Punching his words from between what he considered to be biblical condemnations . . . → Read More: My journey with AIDS…and more!: Letter to The Star Re: When free speech becomes hate crime (Letters, June 23)
It’s brief and it speaks for itself – powerfully.