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A Growing List Of People Who Have Cut Ties With The Rebel

Still not as many as you’d think!

The Rebel Had An Awful Lot Of Sympathy For The White Supremacists In Charlottesville

“There has been a rising in, I think, white racial consciousness,” host Faith Goldy told viewers.

Toronto Star Shutting Down Star Touch

Thirty jobs will be affected.

CBC Executive Demoted After Pledging Money For “Appropriation Prize”

Steve Ladurantaye had apologized for his “dumb, glib tweet,” but the CBC decided it had become too much of a distraction

Jonathan Kay out at The Walrus

The editor-in-chief submitted his resignation Saturday

Jason Kenney Thinks Gay Students Should Be Outed. k.d. lang Asks Him If He’s Gay.

On Tuesday, Jason Kenney told the editorial board of Postmedia’s Calgary papers that he believes parents should be informed when their child joins a gay-straight alliance at school, unless there is “evidence that the parents are abusive.” The former Stephen Harper cabinet minister and new leader of Alberta’s Progressive Conservative party appeared to not contemplate the idea that such harm could come as a result of outing.
In response, Edmonton-born k.d. lang asked:

You’re gay aren’t you? @jkenney
— k.d. lang (@kdlang) March 29, 2017

In a Facebook statement a few hours later, Kenney attempted to pull back his comments.
The general rule for outing is that it is only something to be done in exceptional circumstances, to illustrate the hypocrisy of a public figure who, through their rhetoric or actions, is engaged in bringing harm to that same community of which they are quietly a member.
It is not the first time the question has been posed to the former minister of immigration, who was once asked by Xtra‘s Andrea Houston (my own partner) in the context of a 2012 interview on his government’s problematic views on queer refugees:
AH: Are you gay or straight?
JK: I’m sorry, I learned a long time ago, I don’t answer personal questions from journalists.
He has so far also declined to respond to a personal question from an iconic lesbian musician.

Stats Canada Co-author Admits To Sharing “Sensitive” Photos Of Women Online

But through his lawyer, Ren Bostelaar denies engaging “in the act of doxxing.”

Here’s What Happens When Rebel Hosts Get Drunk And Talk About Jews

“Jewnicorn,” “Jewbags,” and “Democrat-donor losers” — plus some wildly anti-Muslim stuff, too

We Watched Gavin McInnes’s Full Anti-Semitic Rant So You Don’t Have To

The Rebel personality has a lot of thoughts about Jews — and they’re even worse in context.

Rogers blocked text messages containing the word “uber”

Company blames now-resolved “technical glitch” but won’t say how long the issue lasted