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Soapbox: Loyalist Councillor speaks out about MP Sloan

Editorial note: The following is a submitted op/ed piece by Councillor Nathan Townend and does not necessarily reflect the views and beliefs of Kingstonist. I feel compelled as a municipal councillor, for the second time in less than 3 months, to speak out against recent comments made by the Member

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Canadian curling sets example for acceptance of LGBTQ athletes

The world of competitive sports has often been associated with rather toxic views of gender and sexuality. For years, gay athletes were forced to hide in the shadows over fears they would not be accepted by their teammates or fans. In recent years, many sports organizations have sought to change

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Straight: A bold and funny look at the ‘pretense of acceptance’

In a play that takes a deep look at sexual identity, acceptance, and loyalty, but only has three characters, how interesting can it be? In a word: very. The acclaimed off-Broadway hit Straight, written by Scott Elmegreen and Drew Fornarola and originally directed by Andy Sandberg of Saturday Night Live

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