people think he is using his queer identity to get money. There’s a lot of stigma around needing financial assistance, regardless the reason. For a disabled queer individual, people’s opinions of the queer community and/or the disabled community can become overwhelming. Ardith McNeil is a pansexual, polyamorous artist who has been on disability for about […]
Most often when we talk about the wage gap, we’re discussing the difference in pay between men and women who are doing essentially the same job and who have virtually the same skill set. However, the wage gap increases when race, sexuality and other factors are brought into the mix. First, let’s start with the […]
The idea that comfortability ruins a relationship’s sex life, romance and intimacy has persisted for decades. When the mystery fades, does the relationship lose its spark? Three short-term couples—Lehanne and Dani, who have been together for more than two years and married for a few months; Sav and Hailey, who have been together for more […]
The Trans Winnipeg Working Group was started by Damien Leggett and Merrill Grant in April 2015. They felt it was time to give power back to the trans community and wanted a group for trans people, by trans people. Many organizations are started by cis individuals who, despite having good intentions, will never fully understand how […]
What can you do when your partner’s bedroom needs are different from yours? With all the different fantasies, kinks and sexual desires, it is not uncommon for couples or sexual partners to have different bedroom needs. Don’t worry! It doesn’t mean you can’t have great sex. There are lots of things you can do to […]
In this article series, I have discussed my own personal experience in the psychiatric field and the experiences of several other queer individuals who have received treatment in said field. I also spoke with a councillor at Rainbow Resource Centre who discussed her observations and opinions regarding how the mental health field in Winnipeg treats […]
“It is important to put your beliefs aside and cater to the needs of your clients.”
If there is one thing I know that needs to change, it is the medical training. It’s important for people in the medical field to be educated on the queer community and the struggles we, as a community, face.