Category Archives: If You REALLY Care

Who’s being excluded from Toronto Pride, again?

So, a gay (and rather white) police officer wrote an open letter today, complaining of his exclusion (as a cop, not as a gay man) from Toronto Pride, based on Black Lives Matter TO’s leadership role in the Pride weekend … Continue reading

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Clip ‘n’ Save: A short history of European Union referenda

Next time someone says Brexit will be binding, it might be a good idea to show them this: And please, do enjoy all the spluttering that ensues.

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It was 6 years ago today…

…that jackbooted fascism broke loose on the streets of Toronto: “This ain’t Canada right now” shouldn’t be an excuse. The police are still making excuses for their behavior to this day, and their lies aren’t washing. Hold them accountable, people. … Continue reading

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It was 50 years ago today…

…that Fabricio Ojeda, journalist and revolutionary, died under hinky, stinky circumstances in military custody: The news upset the land: Fabricio Ojeda, political leader, opposition deputy, and president of the Patriotic Junta which brought down the dictatorship of Marcos Pérez Jiménez, … Continue reading

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Dear gunsuckers: You can all shut up now.

And if the above graphic offends you, you might want to educate yourselves as to the real and only purpose for which the AR-15 was invented. Hint: It wasn’t for hunting OR for self-defence. “Our father, Eugene Stoner, designed the … Continue reading

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A must-watch makeup tutorial

Aside from her impressive skills as a makeup artist, and her sense of humor (have you seen her “swimming on the first date” video? Or her Instagram contouring video? You will DIE laughing), Nikkie has a huge heart for the … Continue reading

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Quotable: Samantha Bee on the Orlando Massacre

“Are you there, God? It’s me, Sam…”

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Clip ‘n’ Save: Ahem.

Courtesy of the Socialist Meme Caucus. For all those Hillarites claiming their gal is the first female nominee running for US president, a wee bit of history to refute that: In case you can’t read the text, it says: From … Continue reading

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Politicize the Fort Mac fire? Yes, PLEASE.

Alanis Obomsawin, more relevant now than ever. So, I hear all kinds of rumblings to the effect that we “shouldn’t politicize” the forest fires in and around Fort McMurray, Alberta. That it’s “insensitive” to the people of the town, who … Continue reading

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Dear Abby: WTF?

I went to protest rape culture, and all I got was this crappy t-shirt. Advice columnists have a lot of power to shape our opinions. Or misshape them, as the case may be. Case in point: a recent Dear Abby … Continue reading

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