Police officer uses the stigma of HIV & AIDS as an intimidation factor while threatening to unlawfully seize personal property during an arrest in Toronto.
With taking last week off due to the US Holiday; we had a lot more to talk about this week. While some of it may be a little while ago, we feel it is important and should not be forgotten about until it is fixed.Hang in there boys we do have some gear talk in this episode; we just had a bit of other “HOT” topics to get through first.
However, there is a long memory in the LGBTQ2S community regarding inappropriate entrapment and disproportionate use of force by police against it.
Toronto spokesperson Meghan Gray says efforts are being made to restore the park back to a family-friendly hot spot, with a community event being held on Saturday November 19th which will include refreshments and activities for children.
When asked whether the majority of the charges were related to consensual sexual behaviour, Gray says that while she didn’t have a specific breakdown on hand, non-consensual sexual activity would have likely resulted in criminal charges, not just provincial or bylaw offences.