Alberta Diary: Maneuver to derail Alberta gay-straight alliance bill shows Prentice Tories will tolerate bullying for political gain

Laurie Blakeman, veteran Alberta Liberal MLA for Edmonton-Centre, flanked by a couple of her friends at the 2014 Edmonton Pride Parade. Below: Premier Jim Prentice and Education Minister Gordon Dirks. By choosing yesterday to put the right of citizens to use their religious beliefs as an excuse for bigotry on the same level as the ...

calgaryliberal.com: Being gay is not offensive, Alison Redford.

Homosexuality is not an offensive concept, Alison Redford. When you amended the Human Rights Act as Minister for Justice your government told Albertans that homosexuality, sexual orientation, and human sexuality are things that parents could ‘opt out’ of in our schools. By doing so you’ve promoted the anti-LGBT beliefs and social constructs that have plagued ...

Canadian Progressive World: The day Canada’s white supremacists saluted Stephen Harper

So far, Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s ideology-inspired of project of social and political engineering expresses itself most eloquently as the Conservatives’ egregious assault on civil liberties, the metamorphosis of Canada into a petro-state, and militarization of both Canadian society and foreign policy. We’re yet to acknowledge how this project oppresses the “other” while empowering utopian ...

Driving The Porcelain Bus: Conservatives Opening A Door To The Spreading of Hatred In Canada

Bill C-304: Hate Speech Clause’s Repeal Gives White Supremacists Rare Moment Of Glee White Supremacists might be happy about this, but the purpose of removing this clause was to allow the Christian Right to further spread hatred against the the gay community, same sex marriage and a woman’s right to choose to have an abortion. ...