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Dr. Tina Fetner

Sociologist concerned with Hamilton’s lack of response to right-wing activists

Tina Fetner’s research expertise on anti-LGBTQ activism in Canada and the United States reflected in CBC story on the aftermath of violence at Hamilton Pride.

Oct 10, 2019

Dr. Fetner comments that “there's a ‘slowness’ and ‘lack of enthusiasm’” to address right-wing anti-LGBTQ violence by Hamilton police, City Council and the mayor. She notes that far-right politics, including white supremacist, anti-immigrant, and anti-LGBTQ activism, is on the rise throughout North America and Europe. How cities respond to this surge has a big impact on the communities that these groups target.

Read the full CBC News article here.