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Making Queer Culture – Meditation for Queer Femmes

The presidency of Trump has given those of us who might have been in a gentle slumber an opportunity to wake up. We have always needed the shared strength of other queers, from the homophile movement to combatting indifference to our health concerns, especially in regards to AIDS. 288 more words


November 24th, 2016 is our Native peoples National Day of Mourning

To honor the ancestors on whose land I exist, I am re-posting this message from the United American Indians of New England:



History of Thanksgiving in America

n 1621, the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians shared an autumn harvest feast that is acknowledged today as one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations in the colonies. 1,500 more words


No sympathy for the #SAF44

I am one of the persons who are least expected to show sympathy to the 44 slain policemen in Mamasapano, Maguindanao.

I can never forget how the PNP victimizes the innocent: from… 571 more words


Never To Forget -- In Memory of September 11 (Repost)

I first posted this poem 4 years ago. On this, the 15th anniversary of that terrible day, I am reposting it.

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A National Day of Mourning

I woke up early Sunday morning the horrible news and was forced by both conscience and curiosity to turn to it on and off all day. 621 more words

The day when Labour mourns its dead

Thursday, April 28, is the labour movement’s most solemn day. Thousands of workers, friends and families of fallen workers gather at ceremonies across Ontario to recognize the National Day of Mourning for Workers Killed or Injured on the Job. 117 more words