Artist creates safe space for creative disability advocacy in virtual event
Sarah Mihara Creagen shared her story about living with Crohn’s disease – a medical condition where the body attacks normal healthy cells – and her journey of finding escapism and relief through studying plants.
Resurgent ’emo’ subculture reminds a troubled world it’s okay to be ‘not okay’
“Emo” is a largely American, music-based subculture that gained traction in the early 2000s, eventually going global, before fading into the background around 2014-2015. It is making a comeback in the wake of the pandemic and Trump.
Alleged attack on non-binary firefighter sparks scrutiny of anti-LGBTQ+ hostility
Charges of hate crimes against two Ottawa firefighters indicates a wider concern facing non-binary individuals.
Stop accusing celebrities of queerbaiting — they’re human, too
Queerbaiting is a marketing tactic, but celebrities including Taylor Swift and Harry Styles don’t queerbait—they’re human, not corporations.
Trans ID clinic reopening in downtown Ottawa this month
Kind Space, a 2SLGBTQIA+ community centre in Ottawa, is reopening their Trans ID clinic this October.
Hate on the rise in Ottawa, police say and victims are bearing the brunt
The number of hate crimes reported to Ottawa police continues to rise for a third year in a row.
Paddling with Pride: Algonquin student creates therapeutic recreation program to bring queer youth together
Ottawa student launches an inclusive paddling program for 2SLGBTQ+ youth to enjoy summer fun!
Parties and protests as Ottawa celebrates an in-person Canada Day for first time in two years
Canadians protested and partied to mark Canada Day.
Ottawa protestors condemn U.S. abortion decision and note concerns about access to the procedure in Canada
Protestors gathered in downtown Ottawa on Friday afternoon denouncing the U.S. Supreme court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.
Shining a light: Trans youth group opens a door to discussion of inclusive sex education
Local transgender youth group SAEFTY recently hosted an online workshop to teach the basics of sex education for trans folks.