I did not write either of these articles – and both recommended voting no on a referendum to open the Canadian Charter of Rights.
The proposals at the time were weak and failed to address many concerns and gay and lesbian concerns specifically. I made an editorial choice to support my queer community and to take a firm stand based within the mandate of the paper and my role as editor.
Politicans, even gay ones, do not take firm stands on anything. This is my proudest trophy: