Birds of a feather are meeting up in Victoria rallies this weekend to oppose women having a right to access abortion and to force LGBTQ2+ kids back into the closet. If it was another month, I would be in Victoria addressing this hot mess from the 1950s that has no place in our inclusive and … Continue reading BOF: Anti-SOGI and Anti-Choice coelacanths converge
As many people already know, I am running for Trustee of the Vancouver Board of Education in the 2018 municipal election. If elected, I will support initiatives prioritizing spending inside the classroom. I'll advocate for safe and inclusive neighbourhood schools so learners can receive an excellent, equitable education. I commit to engage with all stakeholders … Continue reading Who’s responsible? Speaking with parents about the fentanyl and homelessness crisis and its effect on crosstown elementary
For immediate release September 14th, 2018 Morgane Oger running for Vancouver Board of Education Trustee http://votemorganeoger.ca Education and human rights advocate Morgane Oger submitted her Nomination papers for Trustee in the 2018 Vancouver School Board election. “Vancouver parents have been asking me to step forward as an independent candidate in this election for some time,” … Continue reading Morgane Oger running for Vancouver Board of Education Trustee
I was "disappointed" to come across a position today by Glenn Schaeffer of the Lutheran Church of Canada in support of conversion therapy, sometimes called reparative therapy. This is the practice of trying to change the sexuality or gender identity of people. In a recent CBC article, I learned that the Lutheran Church of Canada … Continue reading Like The UN, Jesus Would Have Called Conversion Therapy A Hateful Act of Torture. So should our Churches.
Sahitya Poonacha reacts to the Supreme Court of India’s landmark decision to decriminalize gay sex: “Society still has a long way to go, but now with the court on love’s side, it gives the confidence to the people who are afraid.” via When Love Wins — Discover
Inclusion is for everyone - except those who oppress others. If faith needs its own pride flag, let's ask for design ideas from people of faith that have not oppressed others.
Jordan Peterson and Jared Brown's alarmist assertions  someone could face jail for using the wrong pronouns for somebody has a far simpler answer thanks to Ockham's razor and our laws: Just let the employee go. William of Ockham was a 14th century philosopher whose central principle was simplicity. Now known as “Ockham’s Razor”, it urges us to … Continue reading Pluralitas non est ponenda sine neccesitate
The Chilliwack School Board has officially asked Barry Neufeld to resign, finally. The trustees voted to act in-camera under mounting pressure after Neufeld initiated a bully campaign against President of the District Parent Advisory Council of Chilliwack Justine Hodge that resulted in the parent volunteer to be bombarded by hateful and threatening messages from … Continue reading Time for Barry Neufeld to go.
Ken Zucker's Gender Identity Clinic was found to be out of step with modern practices, to listen too much to the desires of the parents over the needs of the child, to be inconsistent in the treatments of clients, to use criteria that raised alarm with the investigators, and to not seek the required consent of clients it used in its research. It was closed.
We were sitting at a large drafting table in the naval architecture lab in the Civil Engineering and Mechanical Engineering building at UBC when someone came in and said it had happened. My own initial emotion was of incredulous shock. It took some time for the horrible reality of what had happened to trickle in: … Continue reading The Massacre at l’Ecole Politechnique de Montréal and Supremacy’s Lingering Poison