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Raise a hateful voice

Fred Phelps, founder and former leader of the Westboro Baptist Church, passed away at the age of 84 on March 19. I struggled with whether or not the world needed 600 more words written about a man wh...

Arizona’s fall to the dark ages

In an ongoing attempt to retain its title as “Most Bigoted Place in the United States,” Arizona has once again passed controversial legislation. You may recall that four years ago, Arizon...

Tragedy in the trans community

Where is the line between responsible reporting and invasion of privacy? Earlier this month, a piece published on Grantland (a popular sports and pop-culture blog, indirectly associated with ESPN) de...

Exposure says goodbye

We ring in the New Year with some sad news: Exposure, Edmonton’s queer arts and culture festival, is shutting down. Full disclosure: I am a board member and while I usually don’t use this...

Gift guide time again

If you are a regular reader, you might recall that December is one of my favourite months of the year because I can spend my days reading holiday gift guides. I still have yet to figure out the allur...