Sexy Steve's Holiday Gay Sex Advice Columns

Sexy Steve’s Holiday Gay Sex Advice

December, 2014

Q: I recognize the importance of safe sex, but I am having trouble getting the condom to fit properly. Is there a specific brand or type of condom that tends to be more comfortable? A: Different people will find different condoms more comfortable depending on penis shape and size. If you’re averaging on the bigger […]

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Love and Sex

In the time of pre-exposure prophylaxis

December, 2014

Pre exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is touted by many as a revolutionary new strategy for HIV prevention. In the face of rising rates of HIV among gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men, PrEP might have the potential to confront the number of new infections annually. After decades of believing that condoms are […]

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The Sensual Meal

Feeding your booty call

December, 2014

Pre-sex dinner is a must before any all-night romp. But dripping cheese from tacos on your pants or slurping long pasta noodles in your mouth just isn’t hot. Plus, those meals will leave you weighed down and you probably won’t want to strip down and show off your food baby. When cooking for someone you’re […]

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Winnipeg’s Erotic Bingo

Events are outrageous and fun!

December, 2014

Smegma, thunder cunt, and chili cheese dog are all synonymous with the word “bingo”— that is, ahem, erotic bingo. Winnipeg hosts three weekly erotic bingo nights. The first is on Thursdays at the Limelight Tavern starting at 7:30 p.m. The second night is Fridays at the Headingley Hotel at 9 p.m. and the third happens […]

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Here & Queer

December, 2014

Compiled by Danelle Cloutier December 3 HONOURING OUR CAREGIVERS This national aboriginal AIDS awareness week event is aimed at bringing awareness and healing to the community. Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week, Ka Ni Kanichihk is working in collaboration with the Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN) and Two Spirited People of Manitoba to host a traditional gathering […]

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News

What You Need to Know about Asexuality

December, 2014

Some people like dudes, some like ladies. Some people like ladies and dudes. Some people just like people. And, not quite so well known, is that some people aren’t sexually attracted to anyone. We caught up with Michael Doré of the Asexual Visibility and Education Network (AVEN) to find out what you need to know […]

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50 Years of Fancy Footwork Dance

50 Years of Fancy Footwork

Winnipeg's Contemporary Dancers celebrate milestone anniversary

December, 2014

Canada’s oldest modern dance company is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year and continues to look forward. To mark its milestone season, Winnipeg’s Contemporary Dancers (WCD) will be touring guest choreographer and WCD graduate Ming Hon’s defining pieces. “It’s really humbling to be a part of the 50th, but it feels like family so it’s […]

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Brett Owen Music

The Lay List

Steamy songs to get you in the mood

December, 2014

This month’s issue is all about sex and these are the 10 steamiest songs in my library. These hot little numbers will have you begging to hit repeat over and over again. 1. Dragonette I Get Around I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again—Dragonette is my favourite band. No one blends sex and […]

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Seeing Ourselves in Sex Editorial

Seeing Ourselves in Sex

December, 2014

Sex is a hot topic. Anywhere you look there’s a magazine, TV show, movie or conversation about sex. We’re so surrounded by it, yet we usually don’t see ourselves in it. How often are you walking in a mall and see a book cover or movie poster with a steamy cover featuring two men, two […]

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Questionable sex education in Manitoba Features

Questionable Sex Ed

What's being taught in Manitoba's schools

December, 2014

Promoting abstinence in sex education is what Candace Maxymowich, a Winnipeg public school board trustee candidate, did during her campaign, before she lost by a wide margin in October’s election. But her discussion on infusing the value of Christian-style abstinence into education begs the question: what are kids learning in sex ed in Winnipeg’s schools, […]

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DYI Sex

December, 2014

We’re not saying you need a little help in the bedroom, but every once in a while it’s fun to spice it up a little. That usually leads to an expensive trip to a sex shop. And sometimes those pricey toys just don’t get you off like you wanted. Since sex toys aren’t really something […]

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Between the Sheets Features

Between the Sheets

What it's like to negotiate your sex life as a transgender person

December, 2014

Consider the fact that most dating and hookup sites have only two gender options: male and female. Now consider that many people, gay or straight, don’t know what to expect when it comes to a trans person’s body. Given that being transgender has been heavily cloaked in stigma in this society, and that trans people are only […]

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Staying Hot Throughout the Holidays

December, 2014

Stay hot through the holidays by stripping down. It’s a sexy season filled with get- togethers, wine, fireplaces and good food so let your senses run wild. There’s no better way to escape the cold weather than to heat things up in the bedroom. Whether you’re alone or with others, OutWords shows you how to look […]

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Bi the Way

December, 2014

The vast majority of the people I have come out to as bisexual are nothing but supportive. I am forever grateful to live in a society where all sexual orientations are becoming so widely accepted. Yet, the idea that there is still choice involved in a bisexual person’s life is still a prominent misconception in my lifestyle. […]

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Moments of Reflection

Every city has its gay

December, 2014

Compiled by Eric Plamondon Winter months are rich in contemplation. Year-end reviews make us think of our past. Drinks in pubs with friends make us dream or our future. Moments staring into a fire (people still have fireplaces in their homes, right?) make us reflect on what we can do to shape our future, or […]

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Sex and Shame

December, 2014

As Robert enters the coffee shop, he overhears Danny saying to a few friends that were with him, “See you guys later. I need to speak with this older man about sex.” One of his friends adds, “Can I join you guys?” And from Robert’s expression, Danny’s friend says, “So, we’ll see you later Danny,” […]

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