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It's not only pathetic but it shows just how much homophobia queers in Antigua and Barbuda deal with.
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"... it's a diversity of everything that makes us different ..."
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The passage of Bill C-16, extending long overdue protections to transgender Canadians, gives us much to celebrate.
The socks said "Eid Mubarak."
Gasoline was used to light the flagpole on fire.
More than one-third of young trans Canadians have attempted suicide.
June is Pride month, and multitudes of rainbow flags can be found flying in cities around the world as LGBTQ communities celebrate their history, love, triumphs and revolutions. What do the colours of the flag mean? Watch this video on the history of the iconic symbol and its significance as the fight for safety and equal human rights for LGBTQ people continues globally.
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Jordan Whelen talks about the day-to-day challenges of living as a gay man in business and in dating life and shares his own journey of self-acceptance.
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Frequent misgendering and differing attitudes with gender norms follow me whenever I fly, but they certainly won't stop me. And they shouldn't stop you.
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Trans people struggle with employment, basic medical care, accessing things like housing and even public washrooms. Look around. Most of the services offered are categorized by gender, so trans people face constant barriers using them.
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A Pride body is the one we see in all the advertisements for Pride parties, or on a float in a Speedo, dancing with a water gun. It's the body in the poster for the circuit party, wearing a leather harness and army-themed short-shorts. It is a shame that we don't celebrate all bodies at Pride, to shift the gaze onto diverse representations.
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It's not just for adults, after all.
"I've always said that music is a language that has no barriers."
Since June 1st is the official kick-off of Pride Month rainbows will be everywhere, so why not on your plate? It's time to join the festivities and give this trend a try. You'll be the star at your next backyard party or potluck because, let's face it, food tastes better when it's pretty and colourful.