Monthly Archives: June 2011

Pride and (gay) prejudice

In honour of Pride Week in Toronto, here is a little story about my family and their views on gay rights. This post is also part of The Ethnic Aisle blog collective, a super-awesome new thing I am part of that comments on the experience of visible minority Canadians. I think every person can pinpoint […]
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Flabbergasted

The other day at the St. Lawrence farmer’s market, a strawberry farmer was handing out free samples of the fruit to bystanders, straight from the basket. A woman walked by, turned up her nose, and said, “Ugh! Ew, that’s dirty. You can’t eat that.” I’ve never seen a more thoroughly bewildered person in my life, […]
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