Ottawa Xtra

Black Lives Matter Vancouver draws large crowd to reclaim Pride with march through gay village

10 July 2017 - 1:21pm
March on Pride centres voices of Vancouver’s queer and trans Black and people of colour communities

Black Lives Matter makes symbolic return to Toronto Pride

10 July 2017 - 1:21pm
‘This is our community,’ says BLM activist

Meet the people who will lead Vancouver’s 2017 Pride parade

10 July 2017 - 1:21pm
Vancouver Pride announces marshals and honours activists at 2017 StandOUT Awards

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to march in Toronto Pride for the second year

10 July 2017 - 1:21pm
Made history in 2016 when he became the first sitting Canadian PM to march in a Pride parade

Out in Toronto: June 22–28, 2017

10 July 2017 - 1:21pm
Choice events in the city this week

This student was called a racial slur then stuffed into a recycling bin

10 July 2017 - 1:21pm
So why didn’t his school intervene sooner to protect him?

Out in Vancouver: June 22–28, 2017

10 July 2017 - 1:21pm
Choice events in the city this week

Ukraine’s LGBT community defies the haters and marches on

10 July 2017 - 1:21pm
Pride marchers surprised anti-LGBT protesters by taking an unexpected shortcut

What can Trudeau celebrate at his second Toronto Pride as prime minister?

10 July 2017 - 1:21pm
He’ll have to match his rhetoric with actions in Parliament if he wants the continued support of LGBT Canadians

Jewish Defence League members planning anti-Islam ‘death march’ at Toronto Pride parade

10 July 2017 - 1:21pm
Members of the far-right group will carry fake severed heads, caskets and anti-Islamic signs

Eight LGBT beach parties across North America you won’t want to miss for summer 2017

10 July 2017 - 1:21pm
This season brings the best of queer festivals, pool parties and summer camps

The silent war for Indonesia’s LGBT community

10 July 2017 - 1:21pm
Two refugees look back at their exodus from Jakarta to Vancouver

Political maneuvering, heads of state and a sassy teacher

10 July 2017 - 1:21pm
Your Daily Package of newsy and naughty bits from around the world

Nominee questions Vancouver Pride activism awards

10 July 2017 - 1:21pm
Why Fatima Jaffer and Jamie Lee Hamilton refused to run for StandOUT awards

Out in Ottawa: June 17–30, 2017

10 July 2017 - 1:21pm
Choice events in the city this week

How Facebook helped me reconcile my sexuality as a queer Arab man

10 July 2017 - 1:21pm
I had spent years avoiding overt statements of my sexuality on social media, but I couldn’t hide any longer

Canada has finally passed a trans-rights bill

10 July 2017 - 1:21pm
Bill C-16 would protect gender identity and gender expression in the Canadian Human Rights Code

The Canadian government will apologize to the LGBT community by the end of 2017

10 July 2017 - 1:21pm
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made the announcement at a rainbow and trans flag-raising ceremony on Parliament Hill

Out in Toronto: June 15–21, 2017

10 July 2017 - 1:21pm
Choice events in the city this week

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