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In the beginning

a look back at OUTWORDS

May, 2016

Just like the city around it, OutWords has come a long way and seen profound changes since hitting newsstands in Winnipeg more than 20 years ago. When the inaugural edition of what was then called Swerve came out in Octo- ber 1994, much of the city’s GLBT community remained closeted. Although things were better than […]

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News

News

you might have missed

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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News briefs April 5

What's up in the queer community this week

March, 2016

Local Manitoba election: NDP promises minister for LGBT issues The Manitoba NDP promises to appoint a minister for LGBT issues if re-elected on April 19. Transcona NDP candidate Barb Burkowski made the promise at a meeting Pride Winnipeg hosted for candidates and community stakeholders on Monday night. Read the full story at CBC. National Federal budget restores Court Challenges Program funding LGBT […]

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News you might have missed

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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October 27 news briefs

What's going on in GLBT news

August, 2015

Local Caitlyn and Bruce Jenner Halloween costume sparks controversy Caitlyn and Bruce Jenner Halloween costumes have hit shelves across Canada and it’s sparking controversy among some in the transgender community. The Caitlyn costume comes complete with a wig, satin corset and shorts mirroring what she wore when she came out as transgender on the cover of Vanity Fair […]

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Music

Gaylist

Work it

May, 2016

For a work-themed playlist in a gay magazine, you’re probably expecting “Work Bitch” and the new Rihanna, but this is a little more creative than that. This is a playlist for you to put on during a long day at the office when you need a little extra motivation. Put these tunes on and the […]

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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 Happening

Jan. 5 news briefs

What's going on in the GLBT community this week?

October, 2015

Local Year In Review: Canadian heritage exhibition of pride It was easy to spot Alyssa Richard. She was the one with the flowing rainbow cape billowing brightly around her as she stood before a white backboard at the Red River Heritage Fair proclaiming to all the world she is a member of the LGBT community. […]

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OutWords has a new Editor

October, 2015

As you may know, OutWords has been undergoing some major changes. The newest is that it has a new editor. I was excited to take on the challenge of editing Winnipeg’s GLBT magazine, but quickly disheartened by how hurt some members of the community have been by the publication. When a writer went to cover […]

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News

September 28 News Briefs

This week in GLBT news

August, 2015

National Do we need LGBT Members of Parliament? Like a lot of Canadian-politics watchers, I spent the night of the last federal election glued to the live results on television, furiously refreshing elections.ca on my laptop, tweeting on my phone and arguing with friends about the meaning of the numbers on my various screens. The […]

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