His list is long: By his own account, he has been physically attacked multiple times for his sexuality; he is homeless and estranged from his family; he has sex with strangers to survive, and has tried multiple times to take his own life. More health exams instituted for migrant children at border. Archived from the original on 23 April Unnatural Offences. According to a published report, the Canadian High Commission in Jamaica was also requiring performers who wished to tour in Canada to sign an Entertainer Declaration that stated that they had read and fully understood excerpts from the Criminal Codethe Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedomsand the Canadian Human Rights Act and would not "engage in or advocate hatred against persons because of their
Public reaction has, however, been hostile … for the next few years, at least, gay rights in our society, as far as road marches or public appearances are concerned, is a very dim possibility.
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Julie Compton is a freelance journalist in Brooklyn, New York.