It is not enough to simply condemn the threats of violence. Stamping out hatred involves honest discussion on prejudice that forms within the community.
When I ask why that’s the case, stereotypes are listed, like Asians being naturally submissive, exotic, younger-looking, or eager to please. That is racial fetishism.
Eliminating discrimination is a commendable endeavour, and I fully support a revised motion. However, as it stands, M-103 is too ambiguous.
Earning minimum wage at Starbucks is a lot different than regularly being beaten, starved, and dehumanized while working hard labour for no money.
Fruit in general does not belong on a savoury dinner menu item featuring meats and cheeses. You wouldn’t put pineapple on a hamburger or alongside some bacon, either.
Anyone who eats differently can tell you stories of people failing to understand, judging, or joking about their food choices.