Montreal Simon: Bill 13 and the Victory of the Bullied Children

It seems like it took forever. But tonight bullied children in Ontario are finally a little bit safer.   And gay kids have the right to call themselves gay, and form Gay-Straight Alliances. No matter what some Catholic School Boards have to say, or what grotesque homophobes like Charles McVety spew out of every orifice.  Read ...

My journey with AIDS...and more!: Wherefore art thou, Cardinals – Oh!

This was a landmark day in the lives of Ontario high school students who have been exercising their democratic rights, without the vote even, for the passage of Bill 13, the Ontario provincial government’s gay-straight alliance (GSA) initiative. It passed in the Ontario Legislative Assembly with 65 votes in support, from the combined efforts of Liberal ...

Pample the Moose: Dalton McGuinty, GSAs and Catholic Schools – A rose by an ambiguous name

Over the past several days, Bill 13, the Accepting Schools Act, 2012 has been in committee hearings. This is the provincial government’s anti-bullying legislation, meant to provide support groups in schools for various groups of students that have been victims of bullying, but, when it comes right down to it, is aimed to provide protections ...

Pample the Moose: Dalton McGuinty, GSAs and Catholic Schools – A rose by an ambiguous name

Over the past several days, Bill 13, the Accepting Schools Act, 2012 has been in committee hearings. This is the provincial government’s anti-bullying legislation, meant to provide support groups in schools for various groups of students that have been victims of bullying, but, when it comes right down to it, is aimed to provide protections ...

Pample the Moose: Dalton McGuinty, GSAs and Catholic Schools – A rose by an ambiguous name

Over the past several days, Bill 13, the Accepting Schools Act, 2012 has been in committee hearings. This is the provincial government’s anti-bullying legislation, meant to provide support groups in schools for various groups of students that have been victims of bullying, but, when it comes right down to it, is aimed to provide protections ...