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Editorial

Celebrating a Silver Anniversary in Style

September, 2012

25 YEARS OF CELLULOID PRIDE - Reel pride celebrates a major milestone For 25 years the men and women behind the Reel Pride film festival have brought some of the very best of GLBTTQ* cinema from around the world home to Winnipeg, much to the delight of their audiences. Reel Pride is celebrating its silver anniversary with all new programs and an expansion into more than just the cinematographic arts. This year’s festival is set to include other visual arts, panel discussions, video projects created by local youth and documentaries and short films which explore an even broader rainbow than in previous years. Now in its third year at the Gas Station Arts Centre, REEL Pride boasts a six-day schedule with a broad spectrum of events and showings covering topics from GLBTTQ* refugees to positive youth. Each day provides an array of options from romantic comedies to documentaries and everything in between.

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March, 2016

No judgment WINNIPEG, MB – On the 100th anniversary of Manitoba becoming the first province to grant women the right to vote, the province is again leading the nation in social change. The first self-identifying transgender judge in Canada was appointed to the Provincial Court of Manitoba. Judge Kael McKenzie is a proud member of […]

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News Briefs

October, 2015

A feather for each spirit WINNIPEG, Manitoba – GLBT people will now and forever have a role to play at Western Canada’s largest aboriginal festival. At this year’s 10th anniversary gathering, two eagle feathers were placed on the ceremonial Eagle Staff in honour of the role that two- spirit people hold in indigenous society. The ceremony […]

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September 8 news briefs

Aids & marriage

August, 2015

Local Accepting diversity, accepting change A handful of local churches are opening the doors to the community in a new and meaningful way. Trinity United Church at 933 Summerside Ave. in Fort Richmond is the latest United Church in Winnipeg to receive an affirming ministry designation. According to Affirm United’s website, an independent branch of […]

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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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The Single Blues

the importance of self-love

March, 2016

Being loved is important. But as important as it is to be loved by someone else, it’s important that we love ourselves. That can be hard. I’m with me all day, and you’re with you all day. We each intimately know all our own flaws. We might focus on them a little too much, even […]

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Erotica reviews

October, 2015

Wild Girls, Wild Nights: True Lesbian Sex Stories Review by Danelle Granger This book of lesbian erotica, edited by Sacchi Green, is a compilation of short stories about hot love affairs, sex bringing lovers closer together, first lesbian experiences and kinky fetishes. It was only a half satisfying read. The first half had shorter stories […]

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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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Personal piercings for proud people

Why Winnipeggers stretch their skin

December, 2014

Why would people want to poke a hole in their body? The reasons are as varied as the individual. In Western culture, it has long been common for people to have pierced ears. Gay men used to pierce their right ear lobe as a sign of their homosexuality, but that practice has faded as so […]

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Winnipeg’s Legendary Dame of Drag Celebrates 40 years of artistry

October, 2014

At 17 and fortified by a few pre-party drinks with friends, John Cumming walked through the doors of a GLBT* social at the Steamfitters and Pipefitters Hall on Higgins Avenue in Winnipeg. He was not only underage, but he was also wearing heels, a borrowed knee-length, long-sleeved brown dress, a blond frisbee wig and makeup. […]

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