LGBTQ articles

Charges laid against man for two of the Church-Wellesley murders, more remain unsolved

Charges laid against man for two of the Church-Wellesley murders, more remain unsolved

by Sara Jaffri After being unable to prevent or solve a string of murders and disappearances last year, the Toronto Police Services (TPS) have charged Bruce McArthur for the murder of two of the missing persons, Salim Esen and Andrew Kinsman. Both men went missing at different times in 2017 and were last seen at

Re-criminalization of Homosexuality in India? Not without a fight

By: Ashley M. In a landmark 2009 ruling, the Delhi High Court concluded that Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code and other legal prohibitions against private, adult, consensual and non-commercial same-sex conduct, were a violation of fundamental rights enshrined in the Indian Constitution. On December 11, 2013, however, the Indian Supreme Courts revoked this

Toronto Screening of “Last Chance” Documentary

Forced to flee homophobia in their homelands, queer exiles face uncertain future in Canada. Documentary screening of LAST CHANCE to feature the Director & Guest speakers WHERE: Bloor Hot Docs Cinema, 506 Bloor Street West WHEN: Tuesday, June 4, 6:45 pm COST: Suggested donation $2-5 This event features guest speakers Paul Émile d’Entremont (director), Trudi Stewart (film subject) and

NYC’s Movement for Justice in El Barrio

Title: NYC’s Movement for Justice in El Barrio Location: downtown toronto Start Date: 2011-03-24 End Date: 2011-03-26 NYC’s Movement for Justice in El Barrio: El Barrio is Not for Sale, It is to be Loved & Defended 24-26 March 2011, Toronto Come hear Juan Haro and Maria Mercado from Movimiento por Justicia del Barrio,

20 Years On, Remembering Huey P. Newton

by Norman (Otis) Richmond BASICS # 15 (Sep / Oct 2009) Twenty years ago in Oakland, California, during the month of August, Huey P. Newton was murdered. It is August 22, 1989, at about 8:30 am in the morning. Gwen Johnston, the co-owner of Third World Books and Crafts (Toronto’s first African-Canadian-owned bookstore) phoned me

Who’s Who in the Harper Regime: a people’s guide

Despite the “modern” and “inclusive” image the Conservatives tried to push during the elections, Harper’s cabinet is overall rich, white, rural and male. It is unlikely any of these people have ever had to worry about paying the rent or how they were going to pay off their student loans since they come from backgrounds