Thursday, February 01, 2007

Refugee agreement hurts queers

Well, the Safe Third Country Agreement doesn't just hurt queers -- it hurts potential refugee claimants from all over the world. But I wrote this column with a GLBT audience in mind. It's part of my campaign to "get gay people to care about something other than themselves." Actually, Paul Gallant has some lovely things to say about that in the Toronto edition of Xtra.

For more information about the harmful impact of the Safe Third Country Agreement, visit the wonderful folks at the Canadian Council for Refugees. Their website is sadly lacking in functionality, but their reports are excellent ...

No comments: