Happy National Coming Out Day!
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National Coming Out Day

My Facebook feed tells me that today is “National Coming Out Day” and as a self-identified “professional gay” I thought it’d be good to write a little post. I consider myself visibly gay. ...

Fifteen years as a journalist

I have been a journalist for 15 years today. On this date in 1998 the first issue of the Mind’s Eye, a youth newspaper in my hometown of Nanaimo, British Columbia, was published. I was part of the you...
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Gary Korpan

When I was 12 years old Nanaimo voters elected Gary Richard Korpan as their mayor. They repeated this again in 1996, 1999, 2002 and 2005. Tonight, however, it appears the voters have chosen a new mayo...