April 2010, Volume 173
Recent actions by the Federal government cast doubt on whether Canada truly embraces diversity and equality.
Daniel Radcliffe will appear in a public service announcement on British television to condemn homophobia.
open season on sodomites
Gender activist Kate Borenstein headlines a fabulous evening of song, humour and insight into gender polititcs at the West End Cultural Centre on Feb. 27.
The latest edition of Canada’s citizenship study guide has a major omission—there is no reference to queer rights.
At a national level, the 2010 Canadian Gay Curling Championships are being held in Calgary this year in conjunction with the Western Cup.
So you want to leave the land of couch potatoes and turn over a new leaf? Are you tired of feeling like a beached walrus, made breathless by the exertion of walking to the fridge?
Imagine being silenced every day – silenced to not talk about who you are. Silenced to not talk about your experiences, your hopes, your dreams, and a lot of the time, your worries and your fears.
This was the queerest Winter Olympics ever. k.d. lang’s stirring performance of “Hallelujah” stole the opening ceremony.
Camping may be one of the most accessible ways to gain perspective on the realities of everyday life. It can be cathartic and refreshing to leave all of the concrete, cars, comfort and technology behind to sit in front of a fire and dream beneath a sky full of stars. For those who have never experienced this mini-escape, there are a few things to consider before heading out into the wilderness.
“The Glamour Issue,” a.k.a. the first print issue of Sandbox, was launched on March 5.
Manitoba is a mecca for paddle sports with world-class water. Whether you choose to explore the many ponds, rivers, and streams near your home or to travel further afield, there is great paddling – even whitewater – within your reach.
If you are a “man who has had sex with a man” (since 1977), you should know that by doing so, you participated in a “high-risk activity.” Well, that’s what Canadian Blood Services (CBS) and Health Canada would have us believe, anyways.
I recently took up running for the first time in more than 10 years, taking a cue from repetitive racing dreams that left me eager to relive the years of nicknames like “Speedy Gonzalez,” and “Little Lynx.” I had to stop running after a few weeks when my knee began complaining. It was time to consult an experienced runner.
Opera’s favourite ‘bad girl’ is coming to Winnipeg! Manitoba Opera’s production of Bizet’s Carmen.
Everyone loves a good rags-to-riches tale or the story of an unknown who becomes an overnight sensation. Just think of Britain’s phenom Susan Boyle. But can passion and wealth bring success?
With nine books already under her belt, Deborah Schnitzer has yet again published another gem to add to her collection.