This is the official list, ostensibly. It goes without saying that Pride Toronto couldn’t alphabetize it.
Who’s not on the list?
Black Lives Matter Toronto.
They can, and surely will, still show up for the Trans March and the (“#RESIST”) Dyke March. And for all we know, these revolutionaries will simply storm the barricades of the Pride Parade. Continue reading “Groups marching in gay pride in 2017”
On 2016.07.30, I filed a complaint under the Pride Toronto Dispute Resolution Process against Black Lives Matter Toronto, accusing this activist group of violence, discrimination, hate speech, and violation of the contract it signed with Pride Toronto. Continue reading “DRP complaint against Black Lives Matter Toronto”
Did BLM carry out any action whatsoever against the Toronto Caribbean Carnival, better known as Caribana, in 2016? After all, BLM disrupted the Pride Parade that year, and BLM constantly argues for “intersectionality” of black and “queer and trans” concerns.
The answer is no. Continue reading “Black Lives Matter Toronto at Caribana 2016”
Well, yes. Janaya Khan’s banner photo on her blog even shows proof.
Domestic terrorism? No. The tools and tactics of domestic terrorists? Arguably yes. Continue reading “Did Black Lives Matter really set off smoke bombs at the Pride parade?”
Black Lives Matter has a solid case against the police. (And I’m not even limiting that to Toronto.) Black Lives Matter Toronto is, however, full of shit on a few issues. Continue reading “Myths”
These questions, sent via electronic mail, elicited no response whatsoever. (Links added and rearranged.) Continue reading “Questions Black Lives Matter Toronto won’t answer”
Letter to Pride Toronto on Black Lives Matter’s blog (2016.07.11), unsigned. Continue reading ““Where is your Pride?””
Held at the parking lot at 15 Wellesley St. East on 2016.07.07.
Notes: Continue reading “Black Lives Matter press conference transcript”
Janaya Khan interview (video only), CP24, 2016.07.04.
Note how Khan suddenly realizes the pickle she’s in as she uses “police” in a verb form: “I don’t ever want to police… uh, how somebody, what their – what someone’s profession should be, or, you know, whether or not they can be both queer and a police officer.” (Posted 2016.07.10; updated 2016.07.13, 2016.08.19.) Continue reading “Janaya Khan interview (I)”
BLMTO essentially admitted that, on July 2, it refused to sell a T‑shirt to a white person, or, in its Orwellian euphemism, someone who is not black-identified. (If Tilda Swinton were to identify as black tomorrow, was she black all along?) Continue reading “Black Lives Matter wouldn’t sell a T‑shirt to a white person”