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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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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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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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Heading on the road

Local musician releases album before going on tour

May, 2014

GLBT* ally Raine Hamilton launches her first EP June 9 before taking off on tour for the summer. She, along with many of the musicians who collaborated on the digital only release, Small Packages, will be performing at the launch party. We caught up with her to see how she’s feeling before the big day. […]

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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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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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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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How to be Wicked

A behind-the-scenes look at setting up the Tony award-winning show 

July, 2014

Flying monkeys, Glenda the Good Witch’s travelling bubble and the giant Time Dragon that hangs overhead make the Land of Oz quite a magical place. Then there is the process of transforming venue after venue into the Land of Oz, which seems quite magical in itself.

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Plough Ahead

Openly gay gastropub owner embraced by Gimli community

May, 2014

Gay-owned Gimli business is proud and going strong

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