Ian Bushfield, M.Sc., on Humanist Marriages in BC

Ian Bushfield, M.Sc., is the Executive Director of the British Columbia Humanist Association (BCHA). The BCHA has been working to have humanist marriages on the same plane as other marriages in the province. Here we talk about it. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: How did humanists not acquire legal equality for their … Continue reading

Calgary public school board trustee candidate blames Edmonton terror attack on LGBTQ people

[A screen capture of a Facebook posting made by Karen Draper on 1-Oct-2017, saying in large, bold, capital letters; "LGBTQ R U 2 DUM 2 C THE TERRORIST ATTACK IN EDMONTON IS YOUR FAULT AS WELL"]

We’re still reeling from the terrorist attacks in Edmonton – not to even mention Las Vegas – and we’ve been glued to our news feeds trying to figure out what exactly happened and why, and perhaps more importantly how to prevent these kinds of attacks from happening again. But it … Continue reading

The Calgary Pride Parade with Christine M. Shellska

Christine Shellska is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Communication, Media and Film, Faculty of Arts, at the University of Calgary, Canada. Her research involves studying the rhetorical strategies employed by the Intelligent Design Creationism movement, and her areas of focus include history, philosophy and sociology of science, and … Continue reading

Short Chat with Pirate Jen Takahashi – Administrative Coordinator, Lethbridge Public Interest Research Group (LPIRG)

Scott Douglas Jacobsen: For those that don’t know, what is the situation with the conversion therapy ban ongoing at the moment?   Pirate Jen Takahashi (petition): We are continuing to collect signatures on letters. We are continuing to reach out to PRIDE organizations and churches in the province.

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