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216-26-advice-on-keeping-things-steamy Columns

Advice on keeping things steamy

Q: What are some ways to keep sex exciting after having kids?

August, 2015

A: Sex after kids can be a whole other ballgame. Couples with kids have gone through a lot of experiences together that may make them closer—everything from supporting a pregnant partner and learning how to change a diaper together, to watching their baby take those first few steps. Admit it, you always wanted to bang a […]

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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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Busine$$

befriends the pink dollar

May, 2016

CBC’s Terry O’Reilly, advertising guru and host of Under the Influence, illustrates the history of GLBT advertising in a 2012 episode. He notes that it took decades for the advertising industry to market to the community, but that in 2012 alone, the gay community would spend more than $800 billion. Indeed, the GLBT community carries […]

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QUEERal Living

March, 2016

  To many, small towns represent the idyllic dream. Popular culture shows them as brightly lit Main Streets flanked by small, family-run shops filled with smiling and loving people. Parents often talk about moving away from the city to a small town to raise their children—a place that’s safe and far from the corrupting influence […]

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Queer Polyamory

Dreaming the road to freedom

October, 2015

Among the many ways to do relationships, polyamory stands out in many people’s minds as an ideal version of perhaps unattainable freedom. But for polyamorous people, it’s a practical kind of freedom that exists in a context of deep intimacy. Most polyamorous people stress the importance of communication, knowing limits and needs, and hashing out […]

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Advice on Coming Out

May, 2015

Dear Emily, I am a 32-year-old closeted lesbian and my partner of two years is not. The problem is that I am terrified of telling my best friend that I am gay. It’s not that I don’t trust her. I am just scared to death of telling her. I think she knows, but I guess […]

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Features

Unions

Power to GLBT Workers

May, 2016

Let’s all continue to work together to help make our workplaces and communities a safe and inclusive space… The work unions have done has happened on many fronts and has resulted in real-life benefits to queer workers. “The LGBT presence in the labour community is much more apparent now than it used to be,” says […]

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YWG Dating tips from Winnipeg date destinations

March, 2016

OutWords visited four of Winnipeg’s best dating spots to get advice from staff who see their fair share of dates. Here are a few tips that might serve you well.   “If you choose to go to a restaurant or bar on a first date, go somewhere at least one of you already knows and […]

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Unknown On Stage

A real-life Billy Elliot

Brett Taylor: A small town boy his peers didn’t understand

October, 2015

  Billy Elliot The Musical is the perfect project for Brett Taylor as it combines his two passions: ballet and musical theatre. After training in musical theatre in high school and performing in Rainbow Stage’s production of Good News after graduating, Taylor confided in his friends and colleagues, performers Lori Watson and Robert Boge, that […]

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News

October 20 news briefs

What's up this week in GLBT news?

August, 2015

Local  Thirty years of Reel Pride in Winnipeg Queer film has undergone a monumental shift over the past three decades, moving from underground screenings to festivals in major theatres. During that period, some of the edgiest and notable works have been lost, something the Queer Media Database Canada-Quebec Project hopes to rectify. Luckily for Winnipeggers, […]

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