GUELPH POLITICAST #343 – The Race We Don’t Talk About (Much)

School board elections don’t normally get a lot of attention, and that’s exactly how some people like it, but what happens when parents organize and start advocating for the kind of school board they want? Will that have a visible impact on the chronically, and criminally, underlooked school board elections? One group of Halton Region parents certainly hope so. Continue reading “GUELPH POLITICAST #343 – The Race We Don’t Talk About (Much)”

Vandalism Hits Advocacy Groups Around the Region

The annual confluence of June festivities including Pride Month, National Indigenous History Month and Juneteenth make this month a cause for joy and excitement, but it also seems like a cause for consternation. A recent round of vandalism in the area has target Pride flags, Indigenous groups, and a local Black History landmark, and that’s creating concerns in communities that should be celebrating. Continue reading “Vandalism Hits Advocacy Groups Around the Region”

GUELPH POLITICAST #327 – Queer as Faith

Much of the hate and vitriol aimed at the LGBTQ+ people comes from religious communities still promoting ideas in the 21st century that being anything other than straight and cisgender is a violation of centuries of religious dogma. How can you find a faith space where you can be respected and accepted as openly queer? That’s a good question for the “Rainbow Papa-Bear”! Continue reading “GUELPH POLITICAST #327 – Queer as Faith”