In my Lifetime

I was born in 1968.

Canada in 1985 had the Charter of Rights, putting gender equality above the other rights to various freedoms and choices.

I came out in the early 1990s and lost all my civil rights.

I was fired from 2 private sector small business when the bosses found out.

I was denied housing. There was no recourse.

Then, Brian Mossop, a federal government employee won in the first Canada case on queer rights. We were entitled to the same coverage as employees, where once we were witch hunted out.

in 1995, the right to serve in the military and in English Canada, common law marriage in 1999.

Full across Canada married equality in 2003/2004, ordered by the courts and legislated by the Feds.

Marriage, family and kinship. Community and business.

A demographic of people, among and across other types of demographics.

In the 1990s, us LGBTQ activists – although then we were The Gays and Lesbian Community, bisexuals were tourists and drag/trans on the side… the inside, not for public show other than protest parades that were becoming Pride Parades and city events

Gays and Lesbians and their Hetero Families and PFLAG Supporters – and everyone was pretty much white, because that’s what decadent white people do, perpetual rebelling just to be cool and different.

Trying to tell the public, they are pyschos talking in code.

I began working in the federal government of Canada in 1998.

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now, post/911, they do not even bother to pretend not to be.

Queer monster hunters, gender-swapped cyborgs, and Syfy’s progressive new frontier
Queer monster hunters, gender-swapped cyborgs, and Syfy’s progressive new frontier

another generation of people, new sexualities and new identies

the republican want to turn back the rights clock to the 1950s, even as they are bedfellows with Russia and there’s no Elvis in sight.

Court upholds ruling in favor of same-sex couples seeking to adopt foster kids
Court upholds ruling in favor of same-sex couples seeking to adopt foster kids
Gay and lesbian parents can help Texas foster youth awaiting families
Gay and lesbian parents can help Texas foster youth awaiting families
Indiana woman at center of federal court ruling on LGBTQ workers speaks out
Indiana woman at center of federal court ruling on LGBTQ workers speaks out
and then there’s the reactionary response:
Nebraska rejects pro-LGBTQ bill, enacts first pro-life law since 2011
Nebraska rejects pro-LGBTQ bill, enacts first pro-life law since 2011
it is not pro-life, it’s only pro-pregnancy – it’s anti-women and anti-child
Michele Bachmann Admits Trump Is an LGBT Opponent, Not Ally
Michele Bachmann Admits Trump Is an LGBT Opponent, Not Ally
Delhi to get Humsafar LGBTQ centre in April 2017
Delhi to get Humsafar LGBTQ centre in April 2017
A rare court ruling extends protection to LGBT workers
A rare court ruling extends protection to LGBT workers
Teen at centre of key trans bathroom lawsuit won’t get a ruling before he graduates
Teen at centre of key trans bathroom lawsuit won’t get a ruling before he graduates

 

Gorsuch confirmed to the dismay of LGBT rights supporters http://ow.ly/jFXv30aGxgo
Gorsuch confirmed to the dismay of LGBT rights supporters
Gorsuch confirmed to the dismay of LGBT rights supporters
and women of all demographics
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“U.S. electric grid, comprising power plants, wires, transformers and poles, is roughly US$1.5 to $2 trillion. To replace it would cost almost $5 trillion.”
The old, dirty, creaky US electric grid would cost $5 trillion to replace. Where should infrastructure spending go?
The old, dirty, creaky US electric grid would cost $5 trillion to replace. Where should infrastructure spending go?

but the wall and potty police

aren’t those more important?

President Profiteer ?
Donald Trump personally profited from missile-maker Raytheon’s stock jump after his Syria attack
Donald Trump personally profited from missile-maker Raytheon’s stock jump after his Syria attack
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