Companies consistently take advantage of what’s “in,” whether its body positivity, mental health, or gay rights, and at the end of the day, they are the only ones who profit. The LGBTQ+ community, as with other minority groups, deserve more than a weekend to celebrate their right to exist in the world.
Evans says that she hopes to be known for her progressive policies around housing and healthcare, and also hopes to gain a reputation as someone who fights for the rights of students.
Zanette has recently launched an initiative towards setting up an anti-harassment inclusion policy to be implemented universally in arts programs across Canada with the goal of better protecting LGBTQ+ members and those of other vulnerable groups.
Coming out is a very serious form of emotional labour, and the act of constantly having to reaffirm your sexuality to others (and yourself) can have serious effects on your mental health.
LGBTQ+ reimagining of A Midsummer Night’s Dream met with standing ovation on last night of show.