2018-06-04 • Moncton
River of Pride, South-Eastern New Brunswick’s LGBTQ+ community organization, has had the pleasure of collaborating with municipalities for many years now in their support of sexual and gender diversity. Unfortunately, the Province of New Brunswick has asked municipalities in our region to no longer paint rainbow crosswalks on provincial roads, which restricts their ability to show their support to the LGBTQ+ community.
Lots of LGBT+ folk used Craigslist to find partners of one form or another. If so, you've probably noticed that the Personals section has disappeared. We haven't checked with Craigslist about the reasoning behind this (the law was passed forbidding them in the USA, not here) but personals have moved to here:
Notice that there are missing provinces. The initial page gives you links to request new areas.
Friends and those closest to LBGT+ community activist and volunteer are remembering Dartmouth local Asher MacDonald, 30.
"When they find out a gay dude runs Oddfellows, they may feel more comfortable. But this isn't about me being gay. Jeremy and I just aren't assholes. We're going to take care of everyone who comes in."
Halifax locals Jacqueline Gahagan & Kirk Furlotte were on the team conducting a survey of trans youth in Canada. The survey had 923 trans youth participants from all 10 provinces and one of the territories and included somewhat different questions for younger (14-18 years) and older (19-25 years) trans youth about a wide range of life experiences and behaviours that influence young people’s health. This national report is a first snapshot of survey results.
Halifax • 2018-04-30
The first weekend of August will see the 30th annual gathering of recovering LGBT alcoholics, addicts, and friends. Organizer Dale C says, "If your life has been affected by alcohol or other drugs, and you want to make a change, you're welcome to attend."
The Women Next Door are heading to the Unison Festival in Calgary, and on Sunday are presenting a 30-minute set that tells a story and brings a Maritime vibe.
Writer/director Annie Valentina, in collaboration with Drs Goldberg and Aston (Dalhousie Health), seeks to cast LGBTQ+ identified actors in a new theatre project to premiere in Halifax in November 2018.
The project is a verbatim theatre piece currently in development, based around a research study on the birthing experiences of Queer women in rural Nova Scotia. It is funded by the Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation and is open to both CAEA and non-union performers.
Luca Wexler (AKA The Avalon Knight) is an aspiring super hero. Or at least he hopes to be. At seventeen, he’s only started training when San Fransisco becomes the target of an anti-corporate extremist hell-bent on stopping development in the city at any cost. As this cyber-terrorist known as The Gentleman wreaks havoc on The City, Luca takes it upon himself to hunt him down.
HAGS, the Halifax Area Gossip & Literary Society, reads a book and then gathers over drinks and snacks to discuss what they thought about it.
Lambda Literary Award finalist, MY BODY IS YOURS, is a memoir about fathers and sons, breaking out of gender norms, and reconciling with a dangerous childhood.