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Making history in Steinbach

May, 2016

Thousands showed their support for the queer community in Steinbach on Saturday, July 9, by joining the first Pride parade in the city’s history. The crowd, estimated between 3,000 and 5,000, far surpassed the hopes of organizers, who originally planned for about 200 people. Folks from all walks of life, including dozens of unions, came […]

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A church with a history

September, 2010

Saint A+ The Congregation that got it right.

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Taking sex out of religion

Fitting asexuality into belief systems

May, 2016

Religious organizations have had mixed feelings about GLBT communities throughout history, from outright hate, to grudging acceptance, to celebration. Many members of the queer community were raised in a religious home, and many more have come to various religions and spiritualities as they have aged. That includes people who are asexual. Jay Ron was raised […]

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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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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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A proud history

May, 2012

GIO'S CELEBRATES ITS 30 YEARS OF SERVICE Thirty years ago, on March 4, 1982, Giovanni’s Room opened its doors to patrons. Today, as Gio’s Club and Bar, it remains the “heart of the GLBT community” of the Prairies.

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As Though I Had Wings

23 November, 2016

BRENT LOTT’S WORLD PREMIERE (PREVIOSLY TITLED Flight of Fancy) OF HIS REFLECTIONS ON THE EQUATION, SILENCE = DEATH. THS NEW FULL LENGTH WORK GIVES A VOICE TO THE CENSORED, SECURING THEIR PLACE IN HISTORY. FEATURING AN ORIGINAL SCORE BY SHIRLEY GRIERSON. New Year’s Eve Party The Peasant Cookery December 31, 2016 10:30pm – 2am Tickets $75 […]

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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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OutWords shifts focus to digital media

May, 2016

All good things must come to an end. And so it is with OutWords magazine. This is our final print issue. After 27 years as Manitoba’s only GLBT publication, we at OutWords will shift our focus to digital media. It’s with deep sadness that we’re drawing the curtain on this phase in the history of […]

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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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