Dear congregation, to hate is to sin…

The email below illustrates why we need to clamp down on groups accessing public funds through their charity status to incite discrimination and exclusion. Churches and groups named in this email are violating the terms of their charitable status. It was sent to people in Metro Vancouver inviting them to an event intended to help them push back against their children in the event they turn out to be gay, lesbian, transgender, or bisexual. The criminalization of conversion therapy can’t come soon enough. Similar to Meghan Murphy‘s secular work at #GIDYVR, This group isn’t just espousing transphobia but also homophobia. … Continue reading Dear congregation, to hate is to sin…

Unholy alliances: Christy Clark's alliance with social conservative MLAs was too big a tent.

Proportional representation will flush out the extremists

People are asking me why I am so adamantly in support of proportional representation.  Like you, I have felt such disappointment, even outrage watching a minority of votes win government over and over again in our elections. I agree that 39% of the votes should get 39% of the seats in a legislature, and Pro Rep will give us that. However, there’s a more compelling reason I want to see Pro Rep used in BC… Continue reading “Proportional representation will flush out the extremists”