Chatting with IntraVenus – on SFU Radio CJSF 90.1

Threats from men with guns: Morgane Oger speaks to IntraVenus about running for public office and the consequences it brought, her foray into acting, and how she sees legislation going to protect us all from hatred in Canada – on CJSF 90.1 Simon Fraser University Continue reading Chatting with IntraVenus – on SFU Radio CJSF 90.1

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. Continue reading Is Canada Contributing To The UK Anti-Trans Violence?

Parents Letter: “Anti-SOGI Disinformation Incites Hatred Against Our Kids”

Parents: “Jenn Smith has taken it upon himself…to organize public speaking events, where he goes from one community to the next, sharing his presentation to the public. The content of his presentation is misinformation, debunked pseudo-science, conspiracy theories, and a few of his own personal life experiences. Those of us who have LGBTQ2+ children and families consider his presentation dangerous because it incites hate, targeted at our kids and our families.” Continue reading Parents Letter: “Anti-SOGI Disinformation Incites Hatred Against Our Kids”

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

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. “Every individual is equal before and under the law and has the right to the equal protection and equal benefit of the law without discrimination” Constitution Act, 1982 Operating in British Columbia and started in early 2018 in a collaboration between Laura-Lynn Thompson, Jenn Smith, … Continue reading The Erosion of Decency: Free Expression Has no Room For Inciting Discrimination or Hatred

Someone else’s sex or gender identity takes nothing away from yours

We should accept everyone’s declared sex and gender for two reasons. The ideal idea that anyone’s biology is defined at conception is deeply flawed and in Canada’s legal system the recognition of the sex or gender of others as different than at conception causes no negative consequence on anyone. Continue reading Someone else’s sex or gender identity takes nothing away from yours