Deirdre gets emotional as we talk about conversion therapy and the movement to ban it.
This story is painful and difficult to write. It’s the first time most of the world will hear the words that I’m about to write, including my longest-term friends, siblings, and parents. Growing up I knew from a very young age that I was gay. It’s actually my […]
After being rejected for a second year and third overall Pride Parade, what are some steps the UCP could take to be included next year?
What an interesting week for Alberta politics (let’s be real, every week in Alberta politics is interesting.) And an awful week for the United Conservative Party. First the excitement started when unsurprisingly the UCP was declined the ability to participate in the Edmonton Pride Parade. To anyone with […]
Last night Vice Chairman of the United Conservative Party Interim Joint Board Len Thom posted the following on Facebook: This evening the Interim Joint Board of the United Conservative Party unanimously passed the following motion: MOVED: l. That the Board affirms and supports the rights of LGBTQ Albertans […]
Calgary Pride has been making some waves with recent decisions including the exclusion of uniformed law enforcement and the most recent decision to exclude the nascent United Conservative Party from the Pride Parade on September 3rd in Calgary. Even within the LGBTQ community, these decisions are not without […]
Jason Kenney has stepped into the GSA controversy in Alberta again, and is predictably facing another backlash. He just doesn’t seem to be able to restrain himself when it comes to his desire to out kids. This is a deeply personal matter for me as a member of […]