Vancouver-Centre Public School Mess Highlights Years of Ignoring Residents

JOANNAH CONNOLLY

The inaction of elected officials such as Liberals Hedy Fry and Sam Sullivan is responsible for the pain Yaletown or Olympic Village parents will feel every day taking their kids to Coal Harbour accross the downtown core.

Is Canada Contributing To The UK Anti-Trans Violence?

Is Canada's unregulated online hate propaganda targeting transgender people contributing to the 81% rise in crimes targeting transgender people in the UK? Equal rights charity Stonewall estimated that two in five trans people had experienced a hate crime or incident in the past year.

The Pulse massacre anniversary reminds us hatred is a social disease we must address

On June 12 2016, Orlando's Pulse Nightclub was the scene of a massacre targeting the LGBTQ community. We must stand together to fight off the cultivation of hateful impuses before they become murderous action.

CHRC endorses Inquiry call for justice over indigenous genocide

Canada’s indigenous women and girls are “under siege,” and their deaths and disappearances amount to “a race-based genocide.": June 2019 MMIWG report

There’s always a second chance for reformed anti-trans activists

This is a message to the social conservative fringe of Canada. We all have the same rights, the same hopes, and the same fears. We are, in facts so much alike.

IDAHOTIB: Addressing Online Hatred at Parliament.

Hate propaganda acts by creating anger or disgust towards a person or group because of their identity. It often specifically targets people over their gender identity or sexual orientation.

BC Liberals need to jettison their social-conservative fringe and clean up

BC Liberals are discovering a problem with building their political movement's coalition around the demands of deeply social-conservative groups is that they can be intransigent and unrepresentative of the values the party really stands for. Count on them to make more messes.

The Erosion of Decency: Free Expression Has no Room For Inciting Discrimination or Hatred

On May 2 2019, conservative faith-based group Canadian Christian Lobby, the CCL, held a public talk entitled "The erosion of freedom: How transgender politics in school and society is undermining our freedom and harming women and children". This was the fourth in a series on Vancouver Island that also advertises dates in Metro Vancouver in may. … Continue reading The Erosion of Decency: Free Expression Has no Room For Inciting Discrimination or Hatred

Oak Bay Anti-SOGI Event Illustrates Need For Booking-Policy Review

No matter who they are or what they believe, people who incite discrimination on prohibited grounds are inciting others to break the law. This be stopped from doing it in a rented space.

Tweaks of Oversight and Inclusion Policies Needed at Corrections Services Canada

Corrections Services Canada Western Regional HQ

I made some recommendations to Corrections Services Canada about improving transparency on human rights grievances and about more supports for transgender inmates.