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Sex designation: The US explores the wrong path

While BC was focusing on our October 20 local elections, the news broke in the US that the Trump administration is seeking to define transgender people out of existence by defining sex as binary and immutable. This is not a good thing. In fact, it is deeply troubling.

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A recent New York Times article describes the contents of a memo from the Department of Health and Human Services, HHS, as saying that key government agencies needed to adopt an explicit and uniform definition of gender as determined

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Morgane Oger running for Vancouver Board of Education Trustee

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September 14th, 2018

Morgane Oger running for Vancouver Board of Education Trustee

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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,” said Oger. “As the mom of two children in our public school system, I commit to making sure more of our K12 education funding is spent in the classroom, where it is meant to go.”

As Chair of the District Parent Advisory Council (DPAC), Oger successfully organized parents to halt the closure of 12 Vancouver schools in 2017. Raising two children downtown, Oger understands the pressures our schools face due to overcrowding, campaigning for additional school capacity as the BC NDP candidate for False Creek in the 2017 BC General election. Continue reading “Morgane Oger running for Vancouver Board of Education Trustee”

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Like The UN, Jesus Would Have Called Conversion Therapy A Hateful Act of Torture. So should our Churches.

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 … Continue reading Like The UN, Jesus Would Have Called Conversion Therapy A Hateful Act of Torture. So should our Churches.