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Opinions & Features

Liberal candidate is legislative father of same-sex marriage

April, 2013

WEB EXCLUSIVE: LPC candidate wants equality for all Canadians Martin Cauchon, the MP who devised the bill that led to the legalization of same-sex marriage in Canada and now a candidate to become the leader of the Liberal Party of Canada on April 14, 2013, sat down with OutWords for an exclusive interview.

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Lifestyle

Wedding Destinations

FOR THE LOVE OF TRAVEL

May, 2016

Whether you are in love or looking for love or love to travel, love in the end is all you need. Well, maybe. When people are in love, they want to see the world, hold hands while walking the Champs-Élysées, sit side by side in front of the Taj Mahal. People in love love to […]

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Columns

dealing with DIFFERENT FAITHS

May, 2016

Living in such a multicultural society, we all know folks who have religious and spir- itual beliefs that are different from our own. Luckily, our generation is overall a lot more accepting of these differences than the ones before us. After all, what people do privately is their own business if it’s not hurting anyone, […]

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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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News

April 19 news briefs

What's up in the queer community this week

March, 2016

Local 2-spirited indigenous people: opening up the conversation A welcoming-in ceremony for the LGBT — or two-spirited — relatives in our community is one of the more powerful memories I have of being at a Manitoba Sundance last year.   Read the full story at CBC. Steinbach-area mom threatened after request for more LGBT openness in school […]

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Does Manitoba’s New Premier Like Us?

May, 2016

A local pastor and friend of mine commented to me recently that it was good that homosexual people were coming out of the closet, because those closets would be needed very soon for Christians. –Brian Pallister, House of Commons speech, 2005 On April 24, 2005, at 12:05 p.m., Brian Pallister proudly stood up from his […]

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Columns

Workplace Romances

May, 2016

The first woman I ever had sex with was my co-worker at a carpet-cleaning company. What better set-up for a lesbian encounter? Alas, like many workplace romances, it was short-lived and ended awkwardly. Why do so many folks end up romantically involved with co-workers, and are these relationships always doomed? Studies have revealed that up […]

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Proud Women at Work

May, 2016

There was a time when women and people who are queer were barred from the workforce. Today, it’s a much different story. Rosanna Pfeil has been a rural and suburban mail carrier for Canada Post since 2010. “Whether I’m at work, with my family or with my friends, I am a proud lesbian, and I really […]

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Columns

Should sex work be regulated?

May, 2016

The sex trade is a matter of perspective. Some, usually based on religion, feel there’s no place for it in “decent” society. Any form of sexual intimacy must be confined to a heterosexual couple within the framework of a “proper” marriage. Others, like me, take a far more open view. When we look at the […]

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News

April 12 news briefs

What's up in the queer community this week

March, 2016

Local  Gay, atheist student from Malaysia has refugee claim accepted  An openly gay and atheist University of Winnipeg student who feared for his life if he was sent back to his home country, Malaysia, will be allowed to stay in Canada, as his claim for refugee status has been accepted. Read the full story at CBC. National  […]

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