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Canadian AIDS Society honoured by Our Own Health Centre

May, 2016

In 1986, during the darkest days of the AIDS epidemic, a group of gay men on the front lines of the battle decided they had to do more than watch their friends die – they founded the Canadian AIDS Society (CAS). It was a time when gay men were dying in droves while medical professionals […]

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May, 2016

A QUEER TEST OTTAWA, ON – A group of Carleton University students is asking for an apology from their administration for a fifty-year-old test sponsored by the Government of Canada. In 1961, at the height of the Cold War, the Canadian government asked Carleton University to devise a scientific test to determine whether a person was […]

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Where to go to increase your social circle

March, 2016

While my personal mission is to meet an older man for a long-term relationship, this article can really apply to anyone trying to meet their soulmate. If you’re like me, you’re interested in meeting and getting to know a number of people to bring into your inner circle of friends, each of whom may fill […]

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March 1 news briefs

What's up in the GLBT community this week

October, 2015

National  How trans people could help free the nipple When Courtney Demone posted topless photos of herself on Facebook and Instagram in September 2015, she wasn’t sure what the reaction would be. Read the full story at DailyXtra. Capilano Pride Week undeterred by UBC flag burning A rainbow flag greeted students stepping off the bus […]

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News briefs – Dec. 29

What's up in the GLBT community this week

October, 2015

National Supporting Toronto’s LGBT seniors “I just do what I got to do to survive,” says 59-year-old Eustace (who asked Daily Xtra not to use his real name for safety reasons), a gay man currently living in Canada. Eustace has been living in Canada since 2006, when he says he left Guyana in fear of […]

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Recognizing PRIVILEGE

May, 2016

This piece has been adapted for OutWords from an op-ed piece that originally appeared in the Niverville Citizen on April 26, 2016 Most people will tell you they believe in diversity and inclusion. Most people believe they live it. Most believe everyone should be treated equally, until there is something about treating another person equally […]

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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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March 15 news briefs

What's up in the GLBT community

October, 2015

Local Clinic specializing in gay men’s health opens in Winnipeg’s Exchange District A new clinic specializing in gay men’s health opens Friday in Winnipeg’s Exchange District. The aim of Our Own Health Centre is to offer a safe space for gay, bisexual and men who have sex with men to access health care. The clinic is […]

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Feb. 9 news briefs

What's up in the GLBT community this week

October, 2015

Local Pride Winnipeg announces 2016 festival theme: Be Authentic  Pride Winnipeg announced the 2016 festival’s theme — Be Authentic — on Thursday. “It’s a message of empowerment in telling folks to be authentic, be them and not worry about social pressures that are trying to conform them into areas that’s just not them,” said Pride Winnipeg president Jonathan […]

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Dec. 22 – News briefs

What's up in the GLBT community this week

October, 2015

Local Manitoba appoints first transgender judge Kael McKenzie Kael McKenzie was appointed to the bench this week by an independent judicial nominating committee. He worked for a private practice and as a Crown attorney before getting the new job.   Read the full story at CBC. National Justin Trudeau to be first prime minister to […]

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