Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 29-Apr-2017 to 5-May-2017.
The internet these days is full of people mouthing off, calling out, refusing to apologize, and on occasion, seeking forgiveness, lotsa drama and no shortage of trollololing. Abdullah Hakim Quick, a teacher at the Islamic Institute of Toronto in Scarborough, said in a statement that he is a changed man. … Continue reading
I’ve been asked why CFI Ottawa would want to walk at Pride? After all I was told, “GLBT aren’t being oppressed here in Canada as they once were”. “Why do GLBT want to have a party about being queer?” “I’m straight so it would not be right for me to … Continue reading
So the pope has “failed to confirm” France’s choice of ambassador to the Vatican. Laurent Stefanini, who is openly gay, was nominated by the French government on January 5th. The reasonable assumption is that, since three months have passed since the ambassador’s nomination, he has been deemed unacceptable for the … Continue reading
In late 2013, the Jamaican tourist board introduced a new slogan, “Jamaica – Get All Right,” to replace its slogan “Once you go, you know,” but the earlier slogan may be the better one for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Canadians planning a trip to Jamaica because although the … Continue reading