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ACES’ spirituality

How being asexual impacts belief systems

March, 2016

  Religions and sex have had an interesting relationship throughout history. From celebrating all forms of sexual expression, to condemning the very act. Religious organizations and the queer communities have had a rocky history: from outright hate, to grudging acceptance, to celebration! Many members of the queer community were raised in a religious home, and […]

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219-41-reiki-master-vivian_muska Spotlight

Vivian Muska

Reiki Master

May, 2016

Vivian Muska has been practising Reiki for about 17 years and has been a certified Reiki master for 13. She started as a way to focus her spirituality and has continued doing it because of the huge impact it can have on people’s lives. Reiki is a Japanese practice that reduces stress, increases relaxation and […]

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andreagibson On Stage

Spoken Truth

An interview with Andrea Gibson

May, 2015

The most current project I am working on is Stay Here With Me, which is an online website and community working to prevent suicide. My political heart was raised by Vox Feminista, a group of radical artists in Colorado.

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211-31-the-media-and-god Columns

The Media and God

Tom and Robert discuss media and technology's role in spirituality

July, 2014

Entering the coffee shop Robert spots Tom enjoying his coffee and looking anxious for his arrival. Coffee in hand, Robert greets Tom. “Hi Tom, great to have this second ‘one on one’ with you,” he says. “Hi Robert, and so what’s our topic of conversation?” “Well Tom, how was Christmas?” “Christmas?” Tom shouts back at Robert, […]

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outwords glbt resource directory

30 April, 2014

if you would like your organization listed here, please email editor@outwords.ca Brandon 7th Street Health Access Centre: Counselling and programming related to sexual health, addictions, and mental health. 20-7th St., (204) 578-4800. PFLAG (Parents, Family & Friends of Lesbians and Gays): Meets monthly. For more information, call (204) 727-0417. Sexuality Education Resource Centre: Coffeehouse for GLBT […]

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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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Features

Dancing to the Sun

May, 2016

Overcoming homophobia and racism is a spiritual journey. About 20 years ago, I was part of a group of indigenous gays who headed to South Dakota to attend a Lakota Sundance. Our presence was facilitated by a Dakota elder from Winnipeg who was a friend and ally. She had ancestral connections to South Dakota and […]

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Columns

Now & Then

September, 2014

Twenty years ago, those working on the first issues of OutWords, then called Swerve, were in their 20s, 30s, 40s and a few beyond. We didn’t have the social media technology of today to contact like-minded seekers nor as many avenues to voice our concerns and opinions. But we did have a community church on […]

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Advertising Rates

30 April, 2014

OutWords magazine is a unique advertising property in Western Canada WHO WE ARE OutWords is the only magazine in Manitoba that creates content specifically for gay, lesbian, bi, trans and sexually diverse readers and their families. OutWords has covered the events and issues of interest to this thriving and economically strong community since 1994. WHO […]

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Opinions & Features

Meeting the three amigos

March, 2014

SPIRITUALITY: THE GROUP EXPANDS Upon entering the coffee shop, Robert buys a coffee and spots the now-three amigos. He greets Danny and Tom and their mutual friend Jan.

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