Marci Ien is a driving force in Canadian broadcast journalism. She has reported on a total of six federal elections, was the news anchor for CTV’s coverage of the 2012 Winter Olympics Games, and on November 24,...
It is a touchy subject, but it does come up in the queer community. Why are people queer? Are you born that way or are horrific events such as sexual abuse possibly the cause? I wanted the real perspective...
Within the queer community many terms and identities have come out. Language, I feel, is a good thing. I feel it creates inclusion and expression more than anything. Can a person really label themselves and find a neat and...
Talking about my family can sometimes be awkward. I have queer parents, which to me is normal, but for others seems very different. Occasionally, people are outwardly homophobic. Obviously, this is what I dread when telling people about my...
Most of you have been exposed to the viral Harlem Shake meme that has been making its rounds on the Internet. The meme features 15 seconds of someone dancing while everyone pretends not to notice, and then when the...
When we think of Black History we tend to think of Martin Luther King Jr, Rosa Parks, Malcolm X—the ‘celebrities’ of the human rights struggle. But Black History and culture is much more than this, and happens at the...
Last week I co-wrote an article on the phenomenon of implicit bias: biases based on race, gender, orientation, and other noticeable attributes of which the biased individuals themselves are often unaware. These biases often occur in the workplace, academic,...
By Allie Preyde and Gilbert Enenajor Kathleen Wynne has just become Canada's first openly gay Premier, as well as the first woman in Ontario to hold this prestigious position. More and more barriers are being broken, and fields that were...
This recipe is brought to us by our awesome volunteer Kyle, who has excellent taste in soup as well. It calls for matzo meal, which I admittedly had to look up: it is, not surprisingly, a ground flour type...
I’m sitting in a wicker chair at a resort in Caya Coco, Cuba. The sun is shining, the flamingos are fishing and the palm trees are swaying. Despite the beautiful Caribbean scenery, I am distracted and fascinated by people’s...