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Singer Adam Lambert has backed a number of different charities since his rise to fame on American Idol six years ago. Most have a similar raison d'être  — to bring acceptance,...
Deciding which Samaritanmag-wheelhouse topics to discuss with actress Susan Sarandon was not easy. The Oscar winner, known for roles in such films as The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Thelma &...
By now, most people — at least those in the music industry and LGBT community — know who the Westboro Baptist Church is. They're the Topeka, Kansas-based church, started by the late...
Mary Lambert is best known as the singer who adds the velvety, heart-stopping chorus to hip hop duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ double-platinum gay rights anthem “Same Love....
Skateboarding and skateboarders attract all sorts of labels, many pejorative: subversive, dangerous, antisocial, annoying, daredevil-ish, thrilling, and just for kids. Jay Mandarino is determined to...
There are traditional summer camps filled with kayaking, swimming and marshmallow toasting. And then there is Camp fYrefly, where disenfranchised — sometimes even suicidal — lesbian, gay...
Canada’s youth support charity Kids Help Phone has just launched its newest free tool, which offers young people a discreet way to find help for depression, bullying, abuse, and other...
Friends of Scott Jones, a Nova Scotia music teacher and activist who was the victim of a stabbing attack during Thanksgiving weekend, are coming together to raise money to help him on a long...
Actor Alan Cumming, who plays Eli Gold in CBS drama The Good Wife, was recently in Toronto hosting a fundraiser for the American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR) and is also an honorary board...
The grating drill of jackhammers are threatening to overtake Samaritanmag’s conversation with Toronto-based writer and arts activist Jason Samilski, but the reason for the tools’ raucous...

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