Rainer Oktovianus came to Canada two years ago with his husband, Eka. They recently moved from Vancouver, B.C. to Toronto, ON. They fled Indonesia to avoid persecution and death threats to LGBT people from radical Islamic groups. The illustrations in Ghost's Journey are creations from Rainer's photographs of his cat, Ghost.
In a world where a majority of countries still criminalize and persecute LGBTQ2s+ people, Canada tops the list as a safe haven for the LGBTQ2s+ community. As we approach the commemoration of Canada along with the annual Pride celebrations, we chat with some of the contributors ... Read more
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