Wow! Applause was not enough! Not quite tan shoes with pink shoelaces, but from the moment director Bryan Crocker’s red soles and laces hit the podium, the energy of the evening was unstoppable.
As Two Spirit I’m not offended when someone calls me she or her, it’s actually a compliment in my eyes, because it’s honouring the powerful feminine aspect of myself, which is a way I honour all the beautiful and powerful women who took part in raising me all my life.
In the fall of 2018, Employment & Social Development Canada released a report on social isolation of LGBTQ seniors in Canada, as part of a larger report on social isolation of seniors. It defines social isolation as, "a situation in which someone has infrequent and/or poor-quality contact with other people" which, like being LGBTQ itself, is a spectrum.
My name is Chris Chochrane, or as most of you know me, Elle Noir, your 2019 Pride Ambassador. I've been asked to say a few words on this day of International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia
Casting call for I Hear You, a medical drama series about a group of women, from puberty to menopause, who each struggle with sexual health issues.
During the month, regular volunteers and correspondents write articles, and we actively solicit material
from anyone who's involved with gay/les/bi/trans (and friends) events, news, ssues, and activities in Atlantic Canada.
The magazine's "editorial" content comes in electronically, and is previewed by a volunteer and stored in a content database. A volunteer maintains the Groups and Services, Events Calendar, and Classifieds sections.
A commissioned rep sells ads to pay for production and mailout.
Open and Affirming is an official designation in the United Church asserting the full inclusion of gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgender persons in the church's life and ministry. Many United churches are Affirming but it's always a thoughtful and sometimes protracted and divisive journey, and a bit of a risk, for a congregation, so the finalization of it is a special event.