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Workshop for Indigenous Youth

06 May, 2015

A workshop focusing on the success and challenges Indigenous transgender students in school environments. http://www.mfnerc.org/events/lighting-the-fire/new-2015-workshops/

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be authentic with PRIDE

May, 2016

It’s time to celebrate everything that’s fabulous about Manitoba’s queer community, and this year’s Pride Winnipeg Festival is letting out the seams a little to make sure the ever-growing party has the room it needs to properly get down. This year the festival, which runs May 27 to June 5, is extending hours to 8 […]

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May, 2016

A QUEER TEST OTTAWA, ON – A group of Carleton University students is asking for an apology from their administration for a fifty-year-old test sponsored by the Government of Canada. In 1961, at the height of the Cold War, the Canadian government asked Carleton University to devise a scientific test to determine whether a person was […]

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What's Happening

News briefs – Jan. 12

What's up in the GLBT community this week

October, 2015

Local Jim Rondeau, Manitoba’s First Openly Gay Politician, Looks Back On Career WINNIPEG — The early 2000s were not that long ago, but seem like a different era to Jim Rondeau. Back then, Manitoba’s first openly gay legislature member sat on the government’s backbench and watched opposition politicians vote against his right to adopt children, enjoy […]

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What's Happening

Nov. 24 news briefs

What's up in the GLBT community this week

October, 2015

Local Winnipeg’s Trans Day of Remembrance to honour victims Trans Day of Remembrance is held on Nov. 20 of every year to memorialize transgender people who were murdered in the previous year, and Winnipeg will be having their own event. Read the full story at Winnipeg Metro. Manitoba raises transgender flag to honour victims of […]

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Opinions & Features

Camp Aurora and Camp fYrefly: Lighting up the lives of GLBT youth

July, 2013

'GOOD' CANADIAN LGBT CAMPS CELEBRATE DIVERSITY In ancient Roman mythology, Aurora was the goddess of the dawn, renewing herself every morning and flying across the sky to herald the arrival of the sun. Aurora the goddess is mentioned in Shakespeare, Tennyson and Thoreau. She’s also an important visitor in Manitoba every summer when the promised lighting up of darkness represented by the goddess is incorporated into Camp Aurora, an annual GLBT youth camp established in 2007.

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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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Lounging in Lingerie

Getting Gorgeous Just for You

March, 2016

Like every year, winter came. It was unavoidable, like a winter cold producing your typical snotty nose and pale skin. Not to mention, of course, the added pounds because our body desperately wants to hibernate like bears do, which I am totally all for. (I’d love to sleep all day and night!) I know from […]

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What's Happening

Jan. 5 news briefs

What's going on in the GLBT community this week?

October, 2015

Local Year In Review: Canadian heritage exhibition of pride It was easy to spot Alyssa Richard. She was the one with the flowing rainbow cape billowing brightly around her as she stood before a white backboard at the Red River Heritage Fair proclaiming to all the world she is a member of the LGBT community. […]

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Inclusive Sex-Ed

for children and teens

October, 2015

When you look back on your childhood, can you remember when you first learned about sex? Maybe you learned through school, or perhaps that more mature friend of yours broke the news on the playground. If you received a comprehensive sex education through both your parents and your school, consider yourself lucky. But did those conversations […]

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