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Two queer kids from Calgary have something to say

Tegan and Sara didn’t just win big at the 2014 Juno Awards on Sunday, snagging group, pop album and single of the year. The twins showed people how far we’ve come, thanks to years of hard-fought battles by LGBTQ activists and their allies. “I don’t think very many people, certainly not us, thought two queer […]

Tegan and Sara didn’t just win big at the 2014 Juno Awards on Sunday, snagging group, pop album and single of the year.

The twins showed people how far we’ve come, thanks to years of hard-fought battles by LGBTQ activists and their allies.

“I don’t think very many people, certainly not us, thought two queer kids from northeast Calgary would get to here. And here we are. So thank you very much, to each and every one of you, thank you very much.”

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