Llewellyn Robinson is a former leader of the Safe Spaces group at Resurrection Catholic Secondary School (RCSS) in Kitchener. They have been an active voice for the LGBTQ+ community in their region, and have spoken on several panels to educate about the community, in particular … Continue reading A sit down with Llewellyn Robinson: A Safe Space for All
Despite Bill 13 (Accepting Schools Act) being passed into Ontario Legislature in 2012, the ongoing struggle in Ontario Catholic School Boards to create and allow Gay/Straight Alliances (GSA) in schools continues to be an issue. Even when these groups are created in schools, they can … Continue reading Struggling for a Spotlight
The boys never tried to hide their relationship. The moment Derek had asked out young Samuel they had not once denied how close and intimate they were. Besides they weren’t discreet. Samuel was a dancer, and often needed to be picked up from late practices. … Continue reading Be With Me Forever
James was in love with his best friend, and he hated himself for it.
Why do we expect ourselves to know ourselves on a constant basis? In our world, from a young age, we are expected to acknowledge who we are and then conform to this static image that has been built for us from other people’s perceptions of … Continue reading Coming to Terms with Yourself
He walked into the classroom and all eyes turned to him. The bruise on his cheek was barely hidden by his makeup and the tear tracks on his cheeks weren’t hard to miss. But they all just glanced and then began talking again amongst themselves … Continue reading The Trials of a New Boy