Vancouver Pride Parade asks participants to publicly pledge support for transgender rights

Vancouver Pride Parade asks participants to publicly pledge support for transgender rights

Originally posted on Metro News:

A new campaign by organizers of the Vancouver Pride Parade is asking all parade participants this year to pledge public support for transgender equality legislation.

The mandatory pledge is the first part of the Vancouver Pride Society’s Trans Equality Now campaign, launched Thursday at a media event in Davie Village, which aims to lobby the provincial and federal governments to enact legal protections for trans and gender-variant Canadians, as well as educate the public on issues affecting the trans community.

Bry Leckie, parade co-ordinator for the Vancouver Pride Society, said the pledge is both a petition and a pledge of support for transgender Canadians. While the push for gay rights has made remarkable progress, Leckie said trans people continue to face discrimination and exclusion.

“For everyone in the pride community, it’s not acceptable that some of us are left behind,” Leckie told Metro. “Things certainly are better for trans people now…

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Downy Woodpecker #6

Originally posted on talainsphotographyblog:

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Today I’m Presenting you with a image I took March 19th of this year of a male Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens) that was in my back yard coming to one of the bird feeding station I have set-up. There is a few of them that still hang around and visit my feeding stations.

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May 21 My daily investment tips today for Empire Avenue #EAv !

May 21 My daily investment tips today for Empire Avenue #EAv !

greatpoetrymhf:

love following and learning from the leaders

Originally posted on Eav Daily Tips:

My today’s daily investment tips are based on:

1/ New Signups who started to be active on the ‘Social Market’ and will turn for their first time!

2/ Interesting newstarters who are on there way, to the 7th Day .

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1/ New Signups who started to be active on the ‘Social Market’ and will turn for their first time!

Buying them now could save you a substantial amount of eaves, before they turn for their first time and in future! Normally newstarters will roll/turn around their Daily close at 13:00 UTC (GMT) and their first Share price correction at 14:00 UTC (GMT)…. My Daily tips will starts with higher divs normally and great potential, to grow much faster then most other newstarter accounts.

Around there 7th day there shareprice will be between 80 and 100 and the 3 or higher star rated mostly above 100!

EA Link Current Share Activity
http://www.empireavenue.com/NORTHFACE80 22.34 **

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I do not want to fight you any more..

71903_10150101783183747_551553746_7369094_7986930_nI do not want to fight you any more..My will is broken. I finally know the score. I do not want to fight you any more..My learning curve is twisted. My  mind is  blistered. I do not want to fight you any more..I will surrender now to be free. More like You ..less like me. I do not want to fight you any more..

Opening in surrender -{with the artistry of colin hall https://www.facebook.com/colin.hall.313}

Originally posted on Greatpoetrymhf's Weblog:

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I open my heart

to receive your love.

I open my eyes

to the lessons, the blessings

from below and above.

I open my ears

to hear all of nature

singing your praise.

I am filled

with the wonder

of the Ancient of Days.

I open my lips

to speak in a gentle voice…

to do your will;

make love my choice.

Turning my neck

to be willing and still

obedient, flexible to Thy will.

I open my hands

in loving service

to release the past,  be

steadfast not nervous.

I open my life, my heart, my home

to be of service to those you

send to me “on loan”.

I open my vision

that I may see

ways to be “the change”

more like Thee.

I open up

to the Ancient of Days

as I learn to walk

the narrow way.

I surrender

my heart, hands,

head and…

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