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…

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”

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