the lighter side
He was this year’s Mr. Gay Canada representative at the Mr. Gay World competition held in Manila, Philippines, on March 9. Do we really need to explain why he’s hot?
After he came home with a broken hand, Macleod found out that her son, age 14, had been bullied at his school and taunted as “gay” since September. She’s suing the school board and bringing charges. That’s how you do Mama Grizzly Bear. Forget any big-haired presidential wannabes.
In honour of international anti-bullying day, students from two schools came together in a flashmob at the Oakridge Mall in Vancouver. Watch the YouTube video as a small sea of kids in pink shirts appear to spontaneously break out in a choreographed dance routine. Who knew that the revolution would be a musical?
Oh, Glen. Will you ever get off the NOT list? Speaking at a public meeting, Murray said “You find just as many [GSAs] in Catholic schools as you do in public.” It turns out there are none. Executive director of Egale, Helen Kennedy, made the same erroneous statement, so that might ease the sting.
ONTARIO'S LIBERAL MPPS
That’s right, all of ‘em. Not one would comment to Xtra magazine about the blatantly homophobic policies of the Halton Catholic District School Board. With LGBT kids making up 30 per cent of teen suicides, the Liberals really need to grow a pair.
KING CITY PUBLIC SCHOOL PARENTS
Some uptight parents got their gender-specific underpants in a knot about Opposite Gender Day. Kids from all grades thought it would be fun if they could voluntarily come to school dressed as the opposite gender. Bigmouths were outraged. Fundamentalists bellowed “gender confusion agenda.” The day was cancelled. So what have we learned? Creativity, bad: Conformity, good.