If you secretly love Winnipeg’s 18-year-old queer mag, it’s time to come out and help out. We need volunteer editors, office managers and a bookkeeper.
- Tell us about your skills and we’ll try to match them to our needs.
- Tell us what you want to learn and we’ll see if we can find you a mentor.
- Tell us what you like or don’t like about OutWords and how you would make it better.
Perks: an honorarium, new skills to add to your resumé, cool friends and your name in print. Not to mention fun, a creative outlet and helping build a better world, one fabulous issue at a time.
OUTWORDS ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
7:30 PM – 8:00 PM
201 – 63 Albert Street, Winnipeg MB
204-942-4599 (call the office if the door is unattended and locked)
Complaints of contentious relations between police and queer people have been around for a long time. From bar raids to homophobic beatings, the way some police officers have been alleged to conduct themselves in queer communities leaves much to be desired. Now, the Province of Ontario is trying to curb future complaints by releasing a guide to working with the GLBTQ* community.
The new Canadian Museum for Human Rights is a balance of competing visions
Since the announcement of its construction in the heart of Winnipeg, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) has had a lot of media attention, as well as its fair share of controversy. There have been allegations that the content and tone of the museum’s galleries have been influenced by the Conservative government. No doubt more than a few Canadians will be wondering what awaits them.
Edgy women’s festival
MONTREAL – The Edgy Women Festival is back for its 20th edition, but under the new banner of Edgy Redux, and with a much tamer mission.