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Poor, homeless, sex workers and drug users will be the invisible casualties of plans for LGBTQ-focused sport centre in Toronto's Downtown East more

Apr 6, 2016 6:51 PM News 1 Comments

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LGBTQ-focused sport facility proposed for Moss Park and John Innes Community Centre site for possible future Olympics bid, has anti-poverty activists worried about a broader city agenda to shut down shelter beds in quickly gentrifying Downtown East more

Oct 26, 2015 8:00 AM News 2 Comments

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"Build it and they will come" became an article of faith for Pan Am boosters, as was the Olympic-style prediction that these would be "the best Games ever" more

Jul 29, 2015 7:20 PM News

In this excerpt from her new book on the Olympic industry, Helen Jefferson Lenskyj argues that Russia's anti-gay propaganda laws have much in common with Olympic values and homophobia in the West more

Feb 6, 2014 12:00 AM News

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