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December 2nd, 2016     by Caitlin Blennerhassett     Comments

Fidel Castro, Cuba’s communist leader, passed away last week at the age of 90. He is said to have survived hundreds of assassination attempts; here are just 10 ways the CIA tried to kill Castro.

Shameless has published a summary of the open letter submitted to the University of British Columbia entitled “An Open Letter to UBC: Steven Galloway’s Right to Due Process” and a letter of support for UBC students.

New information about the foibles of the recent election in the United States continues to be released, with news growing ever more disturbing.

Here are five ways to support abortion providers in the United States post-election.

Black Lives Matter: Toronto’s Sandy Hudson and Janaya Khan have been named two of Toronto’s 50 most influential people.

December 1st marked World AIDS Day and was also the kick off to Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week in Canada.

In international queer news, Pakistan’s first trans model, Kami Sid, is FIRE and there are beautiful photos out of Delhi’s Queer Pride Parade.

Standing Rock’s Medic & Healer Council is still seeking donations.

The Gilmore Girls revival was released last week and people went bonkers.

Scarborough is so done with Toronto.

Here’s a goat coping with anxiety in a duck suit. Happy weekend!

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