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Homophobia in sports, the prairies edition

April, 2013

HOMOPHOBIA IN SPORTS IS DISAPPEARING In the second part of this series, OutWords explores what local experts are doing to give LGBT athletes a new beginning. Patrick Burke's You Can Play project is a step in the right direction, but entrenched attitudes, like mountains, are only worn away over time by a steady drip of opposing ideas from people society respects.

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Feb. 22 news briefs

What's up in the GLBT community this week

October, 2015

Local Diversity quotas at University of Manitoba ‘a good plan,’ students say Evan Wiens, an LGBT activist and political science major at the University of Winnipeg, agrees with Yellowback. Wiens did not have any openly gay teachers in school.   Read the full story at CBC. NDP Daryl Reid not running for re-election And another one bites […]

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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 CBC.ca. National Church Street student residence near […]

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Bobo Academy provides clothes for the community

May, 2015

Finding clothes specifically for queer people can be pretty difficult. So, when I saw Lucy, of the famous lesbian YouTube couple Kaelyn and Lucy, wearing a “started from the closet now we’re queer” shirt, I needed to know where it came from. Turns out, it came from Bobo Academy, a clothing line made by a […]

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GLBT* bowling league makes changes for upcoming season

October, 2014

The Prime Timers Gay Men’s Bowling League is going through some major changes for the upcoming season—the league changed its name and is now including women. Its new name, Out There Bowling (OTB), was changed to be consistent with the brand of Out There Sports & Recreation, which is the sports organization for the queer […]

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Where to go to increase your social circle

March, 2016

While my personal mission is to meet an older man for a long-term relationship, this article can really apply to anyone trying to meet their soulmate. If you’re like me, you’re interested in meeting and getting to know a number of people to bring into your inner circle of friends, each of whom may fill […]

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News briefs – Jan. 26

What's up in the GLBT community this week

October, 2015

Local Gay University of Winnipeg Student Told to Die Hazim Ismail just wants the messages to stop. The gay international student studying at the University of Winnipeg has been inundated with hundreds of messages decrying him for being gay, with death threats topping the list.   Read the full story at ChrisD. National Conservative group […]

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Bringing focus to GLBT issues

May, 2015

Local To Russia With Love WINNIPEG-On June 24, The Canadian Museum for Human Rights hosted a screening of the documentary To Russia With Love directed by Winnipegger Noam Gonick. According to ChrisD, this documentary follows the Russian anti-gay propaganda law during the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. Many people featured in the film are gay […]

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GLBT History, Athleticism and Pride

May, 2015

Last weekend, Mariela Castro sponsored a pride parade for gay, lesbian and transgender people in Cuba. According to Fusion, this was the eighth year of the March Against Homophobia and Transphobia.

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National News Briefs

Compiled by Katy MacKinnon

October, 2014

IRANIANS SEEK TORONTO REFUGE TORONTO – Toronto has become a place for Iranian GLBT* refugees to build a community, according to the Toronto Star. The refugee program sponsored by the federal government has allowed more than 200 GLBT* refugees to make their way to Canada through Turkey and many of them end up in Toronto. […]

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