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219-31-be-authentic-with-pride Features

be authentic with PRIDE

May, 2016

It’s time to celebrate everything that’s fabulous about Manitoba’s queer community, and this year’s Pride Winnipeg Festival is letting out the seams a little to make sure the ever-growing party has the room it needs to properly get down. This year the festival, which runs May 27 to June 5, is extending hours to 8 […]

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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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Unnecessary Farce preformed at RMTC On Stage

Unnecessary, but welcomed, farce

A review by Eric Plamondon

March, 2016

I have a bias. I enjoy theatre. I feel I should tell you this, as my review of the MTC’s recent main stage offering, Unnecessary Farce, is well seated in the fact that I enjoy a night out at the theatre. I believe the strength of the play lies in the assumption that there are […]

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in the closet

Anastasia Chipelski makes space for tomboy-femme style

March, 2016

Whether she’s working as the managing editor of The Uniter, writing freelance articles, DJing or dancing in sequinned pants, Anastasia Chipelski embodies a certain artistic flair that’s memorable and distinctive. Her wardrobe is only the tip of the ice- berg when it comes to her self-expression. A femme at heart, Chipelski’s style has experienced a […]

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Inclusive Sex-Ed

for children and teens

October, 2015

When you look back on your childhood, can you remember when you first learned about sex? Maybe you learned through school, or perhaps that more mature friend of yours broke the news on the playground. If you received a comprehensive sex education through both your parents and your school, consider yourself lucky. But did those conversations […]

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the intersection of QUEERNESS + DISABILITY

May, 2016

people think he is using his queer identity to get money. There’s a lot of stigma around needing financial assistance, regardless the reason. For a disabled queer individual, people’s opinions of the queer community and/or the disabled community can become overwhelming. Ardith McNeil is a pansexual, polyamorous artist who has been on disability for about […]

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ACES’ spirituality

How being asexual impacts belief systems

March, 2016

  Religions and sex have had an interesting relationship throughout history. From celebrating all forms of sexual expression, to condemning the very act. Religious organizations and the queer communities have had a rocky history: from outright hate, to grudging acceptance, to celebration! Many members of the queer community were raised in a religious home, and […]

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That’s a good boy: now SIT,SHAKE, SKI!

March, 2016

What does it mean to love someone? Well, for Winnipeg- gers, the answer might scarily involve embracing your partner’s winter activities. This was the case for André Lavergne, who, on his second date with now husband Kevin Roberts, was asked to join a skijoring exercise. What, you are not familiar with skijoring? Nor was André. […]

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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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Intimacy Without the Sex

October, 2015

Not all people in romantic relationships have sex. Maybe someone isn’t ready. They might not feel the need to have sex or they might be uncomfortable with their body, be unable to have sex the way people expect it to be or be in the process of learning to love their body. There are many […]

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