The Spartan Gay Straight Alliance rainbow flag joing the Sagamok Anishinbek, Whitefish River First Nations, Canadian and Anishnabek Nation flags in the 2016 Espanola High School Mini Pow Wow on May 25th, 2016 in Espanola, Ontario.
GSA Flagbearer was long-time member Aubrey Fowler.
Burlington rockers WALK OFF THE EARTH, best known for their quirky videos and huge guitars, burst onto the international song scene a few years back with their innovative take on Gotye's "Somebody I Used To Know".
Always finding ways to celebrate life, speak to important issues and push the envelope, WOTE has just released their newest video, "ALRIGHT", which aims to empower youth and self-acceptance. The video follows Ellie as she transitions from Elliot and learns to find the strength to be herself in public, despite her oppressive "inside-the-box" parents and the bullies in her school.
Here's a big WOOT WOOT for "Alright" by WOTE!
"I'm very impressed with Jimmy's book. His use of verse and simple graphics tells the story clearly and in a friendly tone....great for all ages!"
"I read the book...it's cute! I will definitely buy one for my kids!"
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Parenting is about being the best mom or dad we can be to our kids. Sometimes it's simple. Other times, it might not be what we anticipated or imagined. But that doesn't really matter — because there's no simple, straightforward manual for raising kids. These parents are doing it right and their transgender son's happiness is proof of it.
Fascinating, Horrific, Sad, Beautiful, Powerful.
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