Fleeing Iraq as a Gay Man to Avoid Dying at the Hands of ISIS – LOP085


Omar’s story and his journey to Canada as a refugee Imagine living in a country where, if you were found out to be gay by ISIS, you would be thrown off the tallest building around, while your family and friends were forced to watch. This is the story of Omar and two of the people who have been part of a very long process to bring him safely...

“Homophobia and Transphobia Are Not Part of My Vocabulary”

When you don’t name LGBTQ people, we don’t exist. We are not immune to populism, the rise of the right, and the far-right in Canada. We are seeing spread in the prejudiced and hateful mindsets and discourse in Canadian opinion and politics. In the recent Alberta election, Jason Kenney and his United Conservative party (UCP) won, seemingly...

Darren is a leadership coach in Toronto, Canada who helps his clients to connect and embrace their uniqueness and freely create the life they want. He writes and podcasts regularly about Queer Leadership.