Tag: homophobia

International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia 17 May 2012

As this is being written, tomorrow is just a couple hours away. Tomorrow (Thursday) is the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia. Halifax is marking the day with a gathering in Grand Parade Square at 6PM tomorrow. This year, the theme is “Reclaiming our space, reclaiming our rights.” There will be ASL interpreters for the event. … Continued

Raymond Taavel

On April 17, Raymond Taavel was beaten to death shortly after leaving a gay bar on Gottingen Street. It’s been two weeks since Raymond died. For two weeks I’ve been trying to think of something to write about Raymond, about what his life and his death mean to this city, but I keep coming back … Continued