Local photographer partners with Carleton gallery to provide free portraits for 2SLGBTQ+, BIPOC communities
The Carleton University Art Gallery is conducting its first collaboration with a local photographer to provide free portraits for 2SLGBTQ+ and BIPOC individuals.
New to Ottawa, artist makes mark with painting of a drag queen Jesus
American-born, Ottawa-based artists Anna Gale is gaining attention with her portrait of a r=drag queen Jesus called Shezus.
Ottawa’s drag queens have kept their art alive during COVID-19
Ottawa’s drag queens have used the pandemic to practice and improve their art form and to test out online performance.
Some light in dark times: Photographer’s body-shaped candles promote positivity
Charlie Baze is a boudoir photographer from Kitchener Waterloo, Ont., recently launched an online business selling body-shaped candles to compensate for the lost income caused by the pandemic lockdown.
Belleville-area school board moved by student’s request to honour Black History Month
A 10 year old girl has inspired a Belleville, ON, school board to provide a positive way to honour the impact of Black and Indigenous culture on Canadian society
LGBTQ2+ Canadians may face increased housing insecurity amid COVID-19: experts
A recent Statistics Canada analysis suggests LGBTQ2+ Canadians could find themselves at greater risk of homelessness during the pandemic.
Carleton student Cihan Erdal now detained in Turkey for three months
There is a campaign underway to obtain the release of Carleton student and Canadian permanent resident Cihan Erdal who has been detained in Turkey for three months.
Online LGBTQ-friendly business directory helps shoppers feel safe
Dapper and Daring is an online LGBTQ-friendly business directory for the Ottawa area, poised to help shoppers feel safe from discrimination.
Faces of change: Kai Dean brings LGBTQ-friendly auto services to Ottawa
Kai Dean is a Merrickville-based mechanic offering services geared towards LGBTQ people and allies.
Faces of change: Lyra Evans pushes for progressive policies as an Ottawa public school board trustee
Lyra Evans is pushing for change as a trustee for the Ottawa-Carleton Public School Board.