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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


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


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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Hundreds of Londoners and politicians gather for Workers' Memorial Day

Candles were lit, wreaths laid and commemorative pins, ribbons and black armbands were worn to remember thousands of workers killed, injured and suffering illnesses from work-related incidents. 458 more words


Lowering our Flag on Friday, April 28th

Dear Muir Families:

National Day of Mourning – Lowering of Canadian Flag

Flags at all Ontario government buildings across the province will be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on… 49 more words

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