LGBTQ

Pink pages creates LGBTQ+ resource for Victoria area

It can be difficult for members of the LGBTQ+ community, especially those who are new to Victoria, to easily access the local groups, events, and services available to support them.…

Canadian Blood Services meets with students

Vancouver conference discusses deferral policies, trans accessibility On Saturday, Sept. 16, Canadian Blood Services (CBS) held a conference in Vancouver titled “Donor Screening for MSM and Trans Individuals: Dialogue with…

A critical look at Canada 150: Eva Patenaude

We asked community leaders and educators about Canada’s sesquicentennial anniversary, to reflect on this country’s present, past, and future. Eva Patenaude | Media and Events Coordinator at the Victoria Pride…

UnCovered: A Story of Student Newspapers, Advocacy Journalism, and Genitalia

CONTENT WARNING: This story features a graphic image of genitalia.  The clouds hung low in the air at the University of Victoria on the morning of Feb. 13, 1992. It…

I refuse to be a target

This article was originally published in The Manitoban, the University of Manitoba’s student newspaper, on June 22, 2016. WINNIPEG — I had recently turned nineteen the first time I went to a…

Letter to the editor: Rainbow crosswalk vandalized

Editor’s note: This letter was previously published on July 2 on the author’s Facebook page as a public note. It has been edited from its original source for publication here.…

Rainbow crosswalk met with celebration, condemnation

The weather on July 2 may have been pleasant, but it wasn’t all sunshine and rainbows at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the newly-painted rainbow crosswalk on UVic’s ring road. Speeches…

Show some pride: LGBTQ representation in sexual education in Victoria high schools

The red floral pattern of her dress mimicked the spring weather as I gingerly opened the door to Georgina Hope’s Family and Gender Studies class at Victoria High School. Her…

Editorial: Privy to privies

A number of SFU students are currently petitioning to turn a percentage of multi-stall washrooms on campus into gender-inclusive ones. On Feb. 18, protesters also staged a “shit-in”, where activists…