Montreal Simon: Justin Trudeau and the Triumph of Love Over Hate

It seems only right that after enduring a torrent of hatred aimed at him, his wife, his children, and his mother.Justin Trudeau should move today to protect the rights of a group of Canadians who know only too well what it feels like to be hated.Read more »

Montreal Simon: The Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia and the Con Bigots

It's International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. A day to remember the millions of LGBT people in the world who are being oppressed, hurt, and even murdered for the "crime" of being who they are.A day to remember that even in Canada, the hatred that kills is still a problem.For how can I forget that ...

Slap Upside The Head: International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

Today’s the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, a magical day where anything can happen—including a public endorsement by… Toronto Mayor Rob Ford?  There can only be one explanation: A Dickensian epiphany, ghosts and all. A Merry International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia to everyone!