ezs note: I am a believer in free speech. Therefore, I believe that this knuckle-dragging, moronic, idiotic, excuse for a human being should be allowed into Canada.. I ALSO believe that Canadians should raise such a ruckus that LaBarbara cannot be heard.
We may never stop war, and it isn't likely that we will, actually. But what we're doing as we try to stop war externally, what we're trying to do is stop it ourselves. That's where war has to end. And until we can control our own violence, our own anger, our own hostility, our own meanness, our own greed.
ezs note: If you or someone you know is a transgender victim of sexual violence, help is on the way!! In the US, Canada, and most of Europe, police departments will help you. It's a big improvement. But don't let it fester - do something!!
ezs note: The body of the work isn't bad, but when it comes to the headline, WHERE'S THE FREAKIN' "T"??? (transgender) C'mon, a reporter doing work for an LGBT-friendly newspaper can do better than this.
The one unbreakable hang-up I have is with cigarettes. They have a bad effect on me. They make me extremely nervous. But I started smoking at twelve, and I've never written a word without a cigarette in my hands.
I've experienced racism - and every other -ism - from every angle: from gays, from lesbians, from blacks, from women. You would think that people who would have been oppressed would go, "Oh, I see what's going on here." But they don't.