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"Several efforts are underway to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the decriminalization of homosexuality in Canada. The problem is that homosexuality was not decriminalized in 1969. This is a myth. The reform added an exception clause to the crimes of buggery and gross indecency that allowed queer sex in private between only two adults. This merely recognized the obvious; the state could not access the bedrooms of the nation using these provisions. At the same time, police forces across the country mobilized to charge queer people not only with gross indecency but also with other sections of the Criminal Code untouched by the omnibus bill, including indecent acts, vagrancy, and the bawdy-house law. When viewed from the perspective of queers and their interactions with the justice system, 1969 was a turning point, but not towards a more progressive society. Instead, it facilitated the recriminalization of homosexuality in Canada."

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The ‘green new deal’ is to climate activism what ‘same sex marriage’ was to the LGBT movement.

It’s the most limited, most reformist goal available, that’s pushed by NGOs and - yes - green corporate funding, to co-opt the energy and potential of a movement that could be revolutionary.

We can’t achieve queer liberation within the state. We can’t save the planet within capitalism. The idea that we’ll get to the revolution if we just put all our energy behind a reformist goal first is misguided.

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Me wearing a little sailor hat and Iranian flag booty shorts that mike pompeo bought me, riding a jet ski across the gulf of Oman: “oh boy, I sure do love being Iranian” *barrels into the side of a tanker*

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Mastodon should have a Top Friends function like MySpace #mastodev

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Someone actually stole the law library’s copies of the legal ethics textbooks. I can barely comprehend that level of irony.

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damn boy,are you a fax machine because fuck you you horrible piece of shit

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doi.org/10.3138/chr.2018-0082-

"Several efforts are underway to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the decriminalization of homosexuality in Canada. The problem is that homosexuality was not decriminalized in 1969. This is a myth. The reform added an exception clause to the crimes of buggery and gross indecency that allowed queer sex in private between only two adults. This merely recognized the obvious; the state could not access the bedrooms of the nation using these provisions. At the same time, police forces across the country mobilized to charge queer people not only with gross indecency but also with other sections of the Criminal Code untouched by the omnibus bill, including indecent acts, vagrancy, and the bawdy-house law. When viewed from the perspective of queers and their interactions with the justice system, 1969 was a turning point, but not towards a more progressive society. Instead, it facilitated the recriminalization of homosexuality in Canada."

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