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Meditations for Queer Femmes -- Queer Femme Body

How often we are told in words and examples and unspoken disapproval from all quarters that the site of wrongness is always in the body. I love Queer Fat Femme’s joyous statement, “Every body is a good body” because it gives a big middle finger to that evil message, and positions us on a path of self-love. 816 more words

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Pingy-Dingy Wednesday – Tony Enos on Two-Spirit People

Tomorrow is the National Day of Mourning. Whether or not you can be in Plymouth for this most important and sacred gathering, please turn your attention to American Indian history and lives – the real history and real lives – and honor those, not just tomorrow, but throughout the year. 107 more words

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National Day of Mourning

You don’t have to be a student of history to find the truth behind all the turkey and football games.

The truth was buried at Wounded Knee, and is silenced in federal prison cells. 369 more words

Never To Forget -- In Memory of September 11 (A Re-post)

I first posted this poem 5 years ago. On this, the 16th anniversary of that terrible day, I am re-posting it.

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Femme Friday – Femme Klatsch with, moi! The Total Femme

Femme Klatsch is where queer femmes chat with one another on all themes femme. Sweet femme sisters – chime in!

 What does femme mean to you? 400 more words

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Alberta company sentenced following workplace death of New Brunswick man, mother seeks change

An Alberta trucking company has been fined $100,000 and put on corporate probation for two years, following the workplace death of a New Brunswick man.  The mother of the victim said she wants to see similar sentencing rulings come to New Brunswick. 670 more words

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Hundreds gather to take part in National Day of Mourning ceremony

The Windsor and District Labour Council on Friday hosted the National Day of Mourning Service at St. Augustine’s Church.

Among those participating was Tammy Lewis, who lost her sister 10 years ago following a workplace accident. 142 more words

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