Wow , this is timely politically and for an event next Sunday

Fairlawn Avenue United Church , Affirm Ministry, in partnership with International Day of Pink, will be hosting Martin Boyce’s cross-Canada Courage to Stand Up tour on Sunday, April 16 at 1:30pm, his only public event in the GTA.

Boyce was a participant in 1969’s Stonewall (or, Stonewall Riots, Stonewall Uprising) in New York City, a pivotal moment in queer/trans history. He remains an activist to this day. The tour is being funded by the U.S. Embassy. Boyce will be interviewed by Michael Coren, Anglican priest, columnist and former broadcaster. Registration with IDOP https://www.fairlawnchurch.ca/dayofpink/ The event is free, there is fundraising request to support our most recent refugee arrival. He came from Cameroon Mar 23.

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Read a book many, many years ago called The Pink Triangle. It had accounts of just how badly LGBTQ2S+ were treated in the concentration camps. Worth a read if it can still be found.

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