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Slap Upside The Head: Slap Upside The Hiatus

The astute among you may have perceived somewhat of a reduction in the frequency of updates over the past several weeks. With Slap approaching its seventh year, I need a break to focus on other things for a bit. In the meantime, by popular demand, a prancing unicorn has returned to the top of the page to keep all you amazing visitors company, and I remain as happy as ever to hear from you guys on Facebook and Twitter during this Slap Upside the Hiatus.

Slap Upside The Head: Halifax Gay Activist Murdered

Tremendously sad news out of Halifax today as Raymond Taavel, a well-known activist for the gay community, was killed by an assailant while trying to break up a fight outside the city’s gay bar. A candlelight vigil is being organized by the Halifax community to honour his memory. My thoughts go out to everyone devastated by this senseless tragedy.