This was a hate crime, exacerbated by a culture of intolerance and a lack of responsible gun control measures.
Hundreds of members of Toronto's LGBTQ community and their supporters gathered at a vigil in Barbara Hall Park for the victims of the Orlando nightclub massacre.
As we gathered for the post-service concert, our music director told us the body count. "All we can do is sing," she said.
The long line of anti-LGBT violence in culture and policies enacted in the United States, twinned with its dangerous gun culture made the massacre at Pulse inevitable.
Michael talks about his new book Epiphany, dogmatism, the religious right, why he's still so optimistic and his desire for change.
This week GroundWire is produced at CILU FM, on Fort William First Nation's Annishinabe Traditional Territory, part of the Robinson-Superior Treaty in Thunder Bay Ontario.
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Help ensure the resources for gender-affirming care.
Aug 12, 2016 to Aug 15, 2016
Innis Town Hall
2 Sussex Avenue Tickets - $14 for adults per evening. Students & Seniors with ID $10 a day. 3 day pass availableToronto , ON
Fancy something a little bit different? Join us at the 8th Annual Queer West Film Festival at Innis Town Hall.
Girls (or young women) and sex. It's a huge, complex and controversial topic. Author Peggy Orenstein gets to the heart of the issue: what messages are girls receiving and what are they actually doing?
Jun 25, 2016
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Kick off the Pride Season at the site of the historic Stonewall Festival!