This copy is for your personal non-commercial use only. Trigger Warning members are anxious about armed and organized extremists who seem increasingly emboldened. Their response has a touch of symmetry to it: They started a club to teach members how to take up arms. And I want white supremacists and neo-Nazis to know that queer people are taking steps necessary to protect themselves. Trigger Warning members meet once a month to shoot still targets and saucer-shaped pigeons. On a recent evening, their instructor showed novices how to pull a.
The newest Toronto for All campaign features racialized transgender and non-binary residents of Toronto. All gender expressions are welcome in Toronto. According to the Trans PULSE Project , which investigates the impact of social exclusion of trans people in Ontario, trans and non-binary folks are disproportionately discriminated against. A report adds that 26 per cent of trans people of colour have experienced police harassment due to their race or ethnicity, and 22 per cent of racialized trans people have been turned down for a job due to their skin colour. However, the province and country are making strides in protecting trans rights. The Toronto For All campaign comes on the heels of new federal legislation for transgender Canadians. On June 15, senators voted overwhelmingly to support Bill C, which makes it illegal to discriminate based on gender identity or expression.
All members are expected to honor their RSVP's or change it if they are unable to attend. At this time, this meetup group is free to join. However, you are responsible to pay for the cost of any activities you partake in such as dinners and members are expected to attend at least one meetup event every 6 months. A word about confidentiality: Although this is a group focusing on meeting other members in person in public, some members may not wish to be "out" on this site. This is perfectly acceptable.
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