Exporting failure

One can only hope for the sake of the patients of China’s Rizhou Hospital that their Wellness Centre will not also include the institutionalized racism, dismal wait-times for critical surgeries and tests, and inexcusable lack of accountability that is endemic here in Manitoba. Read More

Daddy Issues: Fearing his children would depose him

My best friend is going to give birth to our child in about a month or so. No, we're not ready. I don't think we can be. It's not that I'm not excited about it — it's just that I'm caught wriggling beneath a massive Sisyphean boulder of anxiety when I think of the social, moral and economic gravity of raising another human being. Read More

Ireland’s victory bittersweet for far too many

Unfortunately, Ireland's decision to join the 21st century also serves as a chilling reminder too many countries remain firmly in the Dark Ages, and countless LGBT people worldwide remain at risk of persecution, even death for living openly as their authentic selves. Read More