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Rights Moving Forward and Getting Dragged Back

May, 2015

LOCAL OUTSHine 2015 in Winnipeg WINNIPEG-Throughout May 15 to May 17, Victoria Inn Hotel and Maples Collegiate will be hosting a series of workshops to talk about gay-straight alliances in school along with other ways to make GLBT youth feel safer in a school environment. This year, more than 500 students and educators will participate […]

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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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Banking, Celebrations and Bruce Jenner

December, 2014

Bruce Jenner’s interview with Diane Sawyer, aired Friday April 24, in which they addressed months of rumours about them being transgender. According to CBC, they have struggled their whole life with their gender identity and have finally come to a place to be open about it.

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A New Outwords Blooms This Spring

Big changes at Outwords

December, 2014

This spring will see big changes at Outwords That’s when we’ll launch a new, larger and more inclusive Outwords. You’ll find more stories about the people, events and issues you care about; more photos of the queer community; and your magazine will be available for pickup in more locations. Meanwhile, keep checking our website for […]

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Here & Queer

December, 2014

Compiled by Danelle Cloutier December 3 HONOURING OUR CAREGIVERS This national aboriginal AIDS awareness week event is aimed at bringing awareness and healing to the community. Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week, Ka Ni Kanichihk is working in collaboration with the Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN) and Two Spirited People of Manitoba to host a traditional gathering […]

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The Plight of Being Queer in the Psychiatric Community

Part 2

May, 2015

“It is important to put your beliefs aside and cater to the needs of your clients.”

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Trans clothes, trans rights and HIV prevention

May, 2015

LOCAL NEWS  Gender-inclusive clothing swap WINNIPEG-18 year old Theo DeSilva is running a clothing swap in his home for transgender people in Winnipeg. According to CBC, DeSilva was inspired to start this as a way for people transitioning to not worry about costs and being scrutinized in stores. He also accepts and has binders for […]

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Gender roles, discrimination and trans rights across Canada

December, 2014

Local News Gender roles start young WINNIPEG-Jocelyn Thorpe explores how gender roles that have been placed in society have an effect on children, in this case, around the age of six. According to The Winnipeg Free Press, he focuses on how princess parties are directed solely towards young girls and how young boys are told […]

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Outwords mourns loss of past staff member

December, 2014

Outwords board and staff mourn the death of Chris Baur, who was murdered in January of this year at the age of 36. Chris devoted many hours to Outwords and was instrumental in its success for many years.

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What You Need to Know about Asexuality

December, 2014

Some people like dudes, some like ladies. Some people like ladies and dudes. Some people just like people. And, not quite so well known, is that some people aren’t sexually attracted to anyone. We caught up with Michael Doré of the Asexual Visibility and Education Network (AVEN) to find out what you need to know […]

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