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The Canadian Progressive: Tim Hortons blocks customers’ WiFi access to gay and lesbian website

Last week, Canadian coffee titan Tim Hortons blocked the website of popular gay and lesbian newspaper Xtra from its public WiFi network.

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The Canadian Progressive: Marriage equality becomes law in England and Wales

Marriage equality became law in England and Wales after Queen Elizabeth granted Royal Assent to the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill last Wednesday.

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Art Threat: Butch Dykes: A Herstory told in zines

At the recent Montreal Anarchist Bookfair, where another (better) world of incredibly inspiring, provocative and boundary-pushing art and media is on display each year, I stumbled upon Eloisa Aquino and her wares – a series of zines on awesome butch dykes, appropriately called The Life and Times of Butch Dykes. The teeny books are what . . . → Read More: Art Threat: Butch Dykes: A Herstory told in zines

Pample the Moose: Canadian Queer History in the Making – Kathleen Wynne

Ontario’s Liberal party – struggling on so many fronts these days – nevertheless made history yesterday in selecting Kathleen Wynne as their new leader, and by extension, the new Premier of the province.  The second woman to head the Ontario Liber… . . . → Read More: Pample the Moose: Canadian Queer History in the Making – Kathleen Wynne

Pample the Moose: Canadian Queer History in the Making – Kathleen Wynne

Ontario’s Liberal party – struggling on so many fronts these days – nevertheless made history yesterday in selecting Kathleen Wynne as their new leader, and by extension, the new Premier of the province.  The second woman to head the Ontario Liberals, Wynne will become the first woman to be Ontario’s Premier.  And more excitingly for . . . → Read More: Pample the Moose: Canadian Queer History in the Making – Kathleen Wynne

CANADIAN PROGRESSIVE WORLD: Anderson Cooper: “The Fact Is, I’m Gay”

A couple of years ago, a friend swore to me that the CNN’s Anderson Cooper was gay. And that it was a matter of time before he came out. I argued that Cooper would be gay only after he’d publicly confirmed that he was gay. The essence of the conversation is that my friend I . . . → Read More: CANADIAN PROGRESSIVE WORLD: Anderson Cooper: “The Fact Is, I’m Gay”

Five of Five: Dan Savage and the Economist

A few days ago the Economist magazine ran a short opinion piece on the Dan Savage “bible bullshit” speech and the predictable reaction that followed from the religious right. A good number of atheist and humanist bloggers that I read were not entirely happy with the Economist’s comments. I think this is because they focused . . . → Read More: Five of Five: Dan Savage and the Economist