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219-37-ywg-sacred-sites Opinions

YWG Sacred sites

May, 2016

We, the queer community, might be forgiven if we have less than positive reactions to religious sites as they still often house repressive congregations. Nonetheless, Winnipeg has many sacred sites that have been reinvented to truly become places of significance indiscriminately and in a welcoming way to everyone. Some were intentional, like the West End Cultural […]

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Sunshine Thrives

Winnipeg resource centre fills gaps

March, 2016

Winnipeg is made a little bit brighter with the growth of Sunshine House. Located at 646 Logan Avenue, the community drop-in and resource centre focuses on harm reduction, population health promotion and social inclusion through a variety of programs. Many people who use the centre are street-involved, homeless or insecurely housed. Some are affected by […]

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The Gaylist

Top 10 Playlist

October, 2015

For this issue, I’ve created a playlist of my top 10 favourite songs. I have a tendency toward indie electro synth pop, usually from Sweden, so that’s mostly what this is. You can listen to the playlist here. It features five bonus songs that I didn’t have room for here! 1. Dragonette “Let The Night […]

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Outwords’ Fringe Picks

Our Guide to the Winnipeg Fringe Festival

May, 2015

Here are a few of the Fringe shows we at Outwords are most excited about. Did we miss one you’re dying to see? Tweet @outwords; we’ll check it out and you’ll be entered to win free tickets to Snack Music. 3…2…1… Clint and Kyle, two young men from Wetaskiwin, Alta., skip their best friend Danny’s […]

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Cris Derksen. Music

Red Ride Tour Stops in Winnipeg

Queer Aboriginal Artist Shows Off at the Pyramid

May, 2015

“A hope and a prayer, flying by the seat of your pants,” is how Derksen says she manages to stay on top of all her projects. Although, there’s no denying that talent plays a big role as well.

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Gay & Growing Old

An intern's experience at Our Own Health Centre

May, 2016

Working at a clinic for men who have sex with men is not a traditional career path for pharmacists. “I was a bartender in New York during the 1980s,” the patient says to me after a cough. “Liza Minnelli would call, and she’d say, ‘Hi. This is Liza,’ and I’d answer, ‘Liza who?’” Only a clever […]

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News briefs – Jan. 19

What's going on in the GLBT community this week

October, 2015

Local Lack of resources hampering LGBTQ-inclusive education in classrooms, study finds The vast majority of teachers in Canada want to make LGBTQ-inclusive education more accessible in the classroom, but a lack of leadership and resources is hampering the process, a new study finds. Read the full story at National Church Street student residence near […]

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On Stage

No more war on earth

A review of Cavalia Odysseo

August, 2015

When I first heard that Cavalia Odysseo was coming to Winnipeg, I was sceptical about whether or not I would like it because I wasn’t sure how the horses are treated. On the website for Odysseo it talks about how they are cared for, but I couldn’t find any certain proof of it. Sept. 10, […]

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Raising Money to Raise Awareness

Trans musician with disability aims to inspire

May, 2015

Parker Hatcher chose to meet for this Outwords interview at the St. Vital Shopping Centre McDonalds, not because he likes the fast-food joint, but because it is one of the few accessible spaces in the mall. “I surveyed St.Vital Mall on it’s accessibility and found only 9 per cent of the stores were accessible. How is […]

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Canada’s Rainbow Beaches

GLBT-friendly beaches across the country

May, 2015

Ah summer! The time of year we can finally shed our winter clothing and lounge around outdoors. For some, this means a trip to the beach to sport the latest swimsuit, or perhaps their birthday suit. Whatever your choice, Outwords has taken a look at beaches across Canada that are GLBT-friendly and often clothing-optional as […]

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