FLASHBACK: Svend Robinson Becomes Canada’s First Member Of Parliament To Come Out As Gay (February 29, 1988)
Today in LGBTQ+ history… On February 29, 1988, Svend Robinson became the first Canadian Member of Parliament to come out as gay. He was the only openly LGBTQ2 member of...
OPINION: Remembering The Totality Of Bill Graham
We should celebrate everything he was and not just pick and choose from the sanitized aspects of his life
IN Community: What’s Included In Canada’s First 2SLGBTQI+ Action Plan
Federal government invests $100 million to support queer communities
Canada Should Be Doing More To Help LGBTQ+ Refugees
Why are we so reluctant to work with organizations like Rainbow Railroad?
A New National LGBTQ2S+ Monument In Ottawa Is Set For 2025
A plant-filled park in Ottawa with a gleaming thunderhead sculpture at its centre will honour victims of the LGBT purge, which took place between 1955 and 1996… A national LGBTQ2+...
Canada Is Not Doing Enough To Support Gay Men’s Mental Health
There’s a mental health crisis within the gay community
Canada Is A Leader In LGBTQ Rights Advocacy – But It Could Be Doing A Lot More
There is a lot to be proud of, but there is still plenty of room to do more
2021 Canadian Federal Election: Here’s Where The Parties Stand On LGBTQ Issues
For those still questioning who to vote for, here’s a cheat sheet…plus your chance to ask questions… By Tristan Coolman I love the taboo nature of talking about something like...
The Conservatives' First-Ever Trans Candidate Is Refreshingly Pragmatic
Member of Parliament candidate Hannah Hodson is eager to bring new voice to the party
How Cultural Institutions Warp LGBTQ Identities
Arts funding in particular tends to warp what it means to be LGBTQ+… Ever since cultural institutions started taking equity more seriously, they’ve devoted a great amount of attention to...
How LGBTQ Foreign Policy Spurred A New Cold War
The conundrum of “traditional values” politics… By Adam Zivo Something big happened in the early 2010s. International LGBTQ advocacy, which had been around for decades without much government support, was...
IN Community: Help Improve The Lives Of LGBTQ2 People In Canada
Complete an online survey and be a part of Canada’s LGBTQ2 Action Plan… By Jumol Royes The Government of Canada is putting out a call for participants to take a...