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September 1 News Briefs

Pride in Canada

August, 2015

Local Pride Winnipeg, Canadian Blood Services host ‘ally’ donor clinic People in Winnipeg who are eligible to give blood are rolling up their sleeves today for those who can’t donate because of a Canada-wide policy that excludes some men who have sex with men. The city’s first “ally blood donor clinic” is taking place at the Canadian […]

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iPad Contest Winner

Outwords at PrideMART

August, 2015

Congratulations to Anna Fanai the winner of the OutWords iPad contest held at pride Winnipeg 2015.

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July 28 Briefs

Pride controversy, HIV and defending rights

May, 2015

NATIONAL BC Liberals kicked out of Vancouver Pride parade The Vancouver Pride Society (VPS) mandatory pledge to support trans rights must be signed by a senior official of a political party or that party will not be allowed to march in the Pride parade, the VPS board of directors announced July 22. “We’re taking a […]

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Standing Up and Changing Views

May, 2015

National Fans and sponsors abandon reggae festival over anti-gay song lyrics CBC Pressure continues to mount on the Edmonton Reggae Festival, as sponsors and fans react to the controversy swirling around the homophobic lyrics in songs by three headlining acts. Some who planned to attend the late-summer festival say they won’t feel safe if the lineup isn’t […]

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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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August 25 News Briefs

Pride and Halloween

August, 2015

National Petition to ban conservative LGBT group from Ottawa Pride parade A conservative LGBT organization plans to march, proudly, in the Capital Pride parade this weekend — but not everyone is happy about it. On its website, LGBTory describes itself as a group of “conservative LGBT activists who want to break the left’s monopoly on the […]

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August 18 News Briefs

A more GLBT-friendly world. Or not...

May, 2015

New local restaurant focuses on local products, has a “zero tolerance” policy on discrimination WINNIPEG – A new business has joined the downtown neighbourhood. The Planit opened its doors for the first time on Saturday. The restaurant and lounge claims to serve a contemporary menu that focuses on locally grown Manitoba products. “Our menu is 100 […]

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July 21 Briefs

Ballet porn, sober Pride, does it get better?

May, 2015

Local RAW: Jeppe Hansen talks about response to RWB story Jeppe Hansen, the former ballet dancer who went public with allegations that the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School kicked him out for acting in gay pornography, talks to the CBC‘s Ryan Hicks via Skype about the public response to his story. National Partying sober for Pride […]

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Pride & Marriage

May, 2015

LOCAL Couple caught in Pride hate ISTANBUL-A newlywed couple from Winnipeg were in Turkey on vacation when they decided to check out the Pride festival with a friend. According to CBC, the couple was sitting at a café when they noticed police that were supervising Pride move in on the crowd for no reason. The […]

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Pride, Love & Marriage

May, 2015

LOCAL  Kenora takes Pride KENORA- Kenora will host its first Pride the weekend of June 26 to 28. According to CBC, Wynne Degane is the organizer and was inspired to have a pride flag rising, picnic and march based on the youth who come to the GLBT group. There will also be storytelling by members […]

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