Ottawa Xtra

Two MLAs add their voices to growing chorus calling on BC to cover HIV prevention drug

17 November 2017 - 6:55pm
Spencer Chandra Herbert and Sonia Furstenau urge health ministry to pay for PrEP now

Out in Toronto: Nov 16–22, 2017

16 November 2017 - 12:00pm
Choice events in the city this week

Out in Ottawa: Nov 16–30, 2017

16 November 2017 - 11:14am
Choice events in the city

Out in Vancouver: Nov 16–22, 2017

15 November 2017 - 7:43pm
Choice events in the city this week

Toronto’s gay village to get four dedicated neighbourhood police officers

14 November 2017 - 6:11pm
Critics say that increased mental health supports, not more police, are solution

George Takei, Buddhists and soccer fans

14 November 2017 - 11:43am
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This group for autistic LGBT people is creating new conversations in Toronto

11 November 2017 - 4:26am
Autistiqueers was formed to address the intersection between being queer, trans and autistic

BC just lost its last two excuses not to cover the pill that prevents HIV

10 November 2017 - 11:44pm
New proposal would cover 5,000 PrEP prescriptions by 2019

German third gender, TV characters and a rainbow wave

10 November 2017 - 3:56pm
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Toronto trans memorial erased for the second time

9 November 2017 - 6:28pm
‘It’s brutal and it’s very difficult to not see it as directly pointed at the trans community,’ says Nicki Ward

Out in Toronto: Nov 9–15, 2017

9 November 2017 - 11:43am
Choice events in the city this week

Out in Vancouver: Nov 9–15, 2017

8 November 2017 - 10:12pm
  Thursday, Nov 9 Mother's Disappointed In case you hadn’t noticed, Bratpack is on hiatus until January.

Less is more than just new queer bar in Toronto’s west end

8 November 2017 - 5:03pm
From sober parties to phone-free space, Less Bar wants to offer a different kind of welcoming place for the whole community

How Thor: Ragnarok promised a bisexual character, then erased it altogether

7 November 2017 - 7:55pm
Why is it so hard for Hollywood to show openly queer characters on screen?

Gay Honduran asylum seeker given four-week reprieve from deportation

7 November 2017 - 4:18pm
Josué Martín Elvir Zamora’s refugee claim was rejected by the Immigration and Refugee Board because it didn’t believe that he’s gay

This gay Honduran man only has hours to convince the Canadian government to not deport him

6 November 2017 - 8:12pm
‘If I go back home, it’s suicide,’ says Josué Martín Elvir Zamora

Five films not to miss at Inside Out 2017, Ottawa’s LGBT film festival

6 November 2017 - 4:49pm
Since its launch 10 years ago, Ottawa’s LGBT film festival, Inside Out, has brought some of the world’s best queer cinema to the city in a compact three-day format.

Gay lions, U=U and a Ugandan rapper

6 November 2017 - 2:21pm
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Project Marie was about morality and respectability — that’s why it could happen again tomorrow

3 November 2017 - 5:15pm
Disputes over public space end up with marginalized people losing out

Twitter, the navy and French spelling

3 November 2017 - 3:21pm
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