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Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam on Rob Ford

‘He actually hates us’

Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam talks with Daily Xtra about the latest Rob Ford scandal. “It’s not that he doesn’t get us,” she says. “He actually hates us.” See the above video for more.  

In the above video, Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam talks to Daily Xtra about the latest Rob Ford scandal and what it means for the LGBT community.

“It’s not that he doesn’t get us,” Wong-Tam says. “He hates us.”

The Toronto Sun released an audio recording of a rant by Rob Ford late yesterday, April 30, that includes an apparent reference to the Pride flag as a “their fucking flag.” 

Some have criticized the Toronto Centre-Rosedale councillor for giving Ford too many chances to embrace the local LGBT community, but Wong-Tam has no regrets about her early position. Now, however, she is adamant that he has to go.

Watch the interview for more.