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Queering video games

September, 2013

THE WORLD OF GLBTQ* GAMING Of all the contemporary entertainment mediums popular enough to generate multi-billion dollar industries, video games—and the gamers who enjoy them—have arguably carved out a more specific niche in our cultural imaginations than any other. And even though any credence given to the concept of an exclusive gamer-archetype has long since evaporated, the ingrained assumption that all controller-jockeys are white, male and straight has proven difficult to push aside.

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News briefs April 5

What's up in the queer community this week

March, 2016

Local Manitoba election: NDP promises minister for LGBT issues The Manitoba NDP promises to appoint a minister for LGBT issues if re-elected on April 19. Transcona NDP candidate Barb Burkowski made the promise at a meeting Pride Winnipeg hosted for candidates and community stakeholders on Monday night. Read the full story at CBC. National Federal budget restores Court Challenges Program funding LGBT […]

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Feb. 16 news briefs

What's up in the GLBT community this week

October, 2015

Local Manitoba LGBT women report homophobia in health-care system, study says Almost all lesbian and queer-identified women who participated in a Manitoba study reported experiencing homophobia or transphobia when accessing health-care services in the province.   Read the full story at CBC. LGBT curlers vie for Canadian Gay Curling Championships in Winnipeg WINNIPEG — Teams from […]

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Features

Hot and real

Today's queer porn

October, 2015

You may already know where to find your favourite queer-friendly porn. If not, we’ve done a little digging, and we’ve come up with a list of our favourite sites. Winner of the Feminist Porn Award’s Best Website in 2011, queer filmmaker Shine Louise Houston’s Crash Pad Series (CrashPadSeries.com) aims to show real women and queers […]

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October 13 news briefs

What's up in GLBT news this week

August, 2015

Local  30 Years Of Cinematic Pride The Reel Pride Festival will be celebrating its 30th year in Winnipeg by continuing to show films that focus on content relevant to the queer community. The purely volunteer board is excited to share the films they have collected for this year’s festival, which takes place at the Gas […]

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Busine$$

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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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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Dec. 8 – News briefs

What's up in the GLBT community this week

October, 2015

Local Canadian LGBT groups step in to help Syrian refugees Last week the Canadian government announced that they had made provisions to accept and resettle LGBT asylum seekers who were escaping persecution. Homosexuality is illegal in Syria, with a penalty of up to three years imprisonment for those who are found guilty. Read the full story […]

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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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September 14 news briefs

Fighting for and against the community

August, 2015

Local New light thrown on LGBT issues Twice this coming school year, the teachers at St. John’s-Ravenscourt School will spend half an in-service day reaching a greater understanding of gay, lesbian and other non-heterosexual students. “My colleagues are craving this kind of professional development,” said Matt Henderson, the award-winning and outspoken social studies teacher at […]

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