Category Archives: Living in Canada

Queer in Africa

Sometimes we forget that homosexuality and being queer might be reasonably accepted in the West, but we are only a part of modern humanity… and not even a big part. Many areas of the world regard homosexuality as unnatural and … Continue reading

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Rainbow Walk

I’ve been doing a good job with my walks this year, well on my way to my goal of 1,000 km walking through parks for the year. I’m trying to take more selfies, at the same time. I’m good at … Continue reading

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Pride in STEM (Science Centre)

Yesterday (Thursday) was the first international “Pride in STEM day”. It is a day intended to encourage LGBTQ men and women in high school and university to pursue fields related to STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. I’m second from … Continue reading

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Canada Day: Made Where?

I like to hike and camp and explore the outdoors. I don’t do it quite as much as I would like, but one of my goals is to hike a thousand km this year, and to visit as many Provincial … Continue reading

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Peterson & Gender Identity

Yes, I’ve listened to Jordan B. Peterson. And much though he tries to disassociate himself with conservatives, he sounds very much like the kinds of men I’ve heard disparaging queer perspectives for decades. Thirty five years ago, the discussion was … Continue reading

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I Believe You

It started a couple of days ago. Women friends on Facebook and Twitter started posting “Me Too” as status updates and describing sexual harassment they have experienced. I was surprised… even shocked… not only by the stories that they related, … Continue reading

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Cuff Links

Yesterday I wrapped up my latest position with the Ontario government. For the last year I’ve been a Research Analyst with the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development. It was not the easiest of years. The work was interesting, … Continue reading

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