Queerguru’s Ris Fatah reviews WILDHOOD a beautiful ‘two-spirit’ coming of age story

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  Wildhood is a beautiful queer coming of age story set within Canada’s first nation Mi’kmaq people, a community over 14,000 years old, based in rural Nova Scotia. The road movie introduces us to Link, (Phillip Lewitski), a Two-Spirit, half Mi’kmaq teenager, and his younger half-brother Travis (Avery Winters-Anthony). The term Two-Spirit loosely refers to … Continue reading

The Fruit Machine : how Canada persecuted the LGBT community in the past

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  For those of us in the LGBTQ community in the  US who have recently been looking North enviously at the positive and refreshing liberating leadership of Prime Minister Trudeau may be shocked to discover that there is also long history of oppression that the Canadian authorities rigidly imposed on anyone suspected of being gay.  … Continue reading

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