BY ANDREA HOUSTON – RyePride, the queer voice at Ryerson, joined thousands of students from across Toronto at Queen’s Park Feb 1 for the National Student Day of Action, a country-wide campaign to call attention to the high cost of tuition in Ontario.
But MPP Glen Murray took exception to RyePride’s banner, pictures of which were flying around Facebook and Twitter. With a swift jerk of the knee, Murray called RyePride homophobic, saying that calling a gay man a “queen” has always been, and continues to be, homophobic. RyePride, and several other #CanQueer folks on Twitter, shot back.
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