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Winnipeg Legends

Going Down in Winnipeg GLBT* History

October, 2014

We asked you who and what Winnipeg’s GLBT* legends are. Here are a few highlights. Chris Vogel and Richard North’s struggle to be recognized as a married couple was a big deal to our community. While no one who responded to our survey had trouble coming up with who they thought the most prominent gay […]

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Oscar Wilde and Jesus of Nazareth

October, 2014

Introduction: Many spiritual writers are involved in a movement that uses the language of conscious awareness and awakening, which contain ancient wisdom that has been repackaged—a reawakening of previous knowledge. Many individuals throughout history and now are taking ownership and responsibility for the wisdom that has been handed down. I speak of two such individuals […]

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A Tribute to Those Who Paved the Way

October, 2014

At a time when GLBT* people in Canada have access to many of the same rights as their straight counterparts, it’s hard for some of us to ever imagine life without some equality. For many people, homophobia and pushing back against it was routine and it’s those people to whom we dedicate this issue. We’re […]

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Opinions & Features

Theatre fit for a queen

December, 2010

Queen Elizabeth makes a royal designation in Winnipeg

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What is Love

The chemicals behind a complex human experience

March, 2016

“Even as he ascends to your height and caresses your tenderest branches that quiver in the sun,
So shall he descend to your roots and shake them in their clinging to the earth… All these things shall love do unto you that you may know the secrets of your heart, and in that knowledge become a […]

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Today’s Trailblazers are Human Rights Heroes

October, 2014

Architect Antoine Predock chose translucent white alabaster for the ramps in the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR). Backlit with LED lighting, the ramps take visitors through galleries on a literal journey to light through darkness, meant to symbolize travelling towards hope and optimism. Hope and optimism following yesterday’s struggles, but also in the face […]

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Sports & Lifestyle

Gendered

July, 2013

SPORTS: SEXING THE SPORT COSTUME Gender is often viewed as a binary in North American culture, with the general belief that everyone is either female or male. The world of sports is no exception. In fact, the separation of male and female athletes is a norm in sports competition. The clothing athletes wear reinforces a gender binary in sports, much as it does in daily life. Throwing a wrench into the mix are queer and transgender athletes at both recreational and professional levels—people who demonstrate that gender isn’t as binary as many would like to think.

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