Job Opportunity at OUTSaskatoon!

OUTSaskatoon is looking for a community-minded, passionate, and creative individual to fill the position of Two Spirit Oskâpêwis (Helper)!

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Rae Spoon in our drop-in tonight! Feb. 19th

Come and join us in welcoming Rae Spoon to our drop-in tonight!

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CBC: Trans Youth Homelessness

It's going to be a special holiday for Daniel Despins. For the first time in years, he's going to have Christmas dinner at home in Saskatoon.

"I'm very anxious to see my family," said Despins.

Born a woman, the 18-year old transgender teen has struggled since he revealed his sexual identity to his mother four years ago.

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OUTWord: Internalized Gay Ageism of Older Men

The paper, out this week in the journal Social Science & Medicine, looked at a sample of 312 gay men with an average age of 61; a team of researchers led by Richard G. Wight asked the men the extent to which they agreed or disagreed with statements like “aging is especially hard for me because I am a gay man,” and “as I get older, I feel more invisible when I am with other gay men.”

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Daily Xtra: Will Saskatchewan Protect It's LGBT Students?

Amanda Guthrie is the youth and education coordinator at OUTSaskatoon, Saskatchewan’s queer resource centre. She tells Daily Xtra having queer students’ rights enshrined in legislation, rather than just in Ministry of Education policy, is key.

“We need to have legislation,” she says. “We need hard guidelines.”

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Star Phoenix: Week of Remembrance

The Star Phoenix posted an article about the importance of Transgender Awareness Week, Remembrance Day and Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women Awareness Week.  Check out the article here.

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An Evening with Patrick Gale

On Wednesday, November 4th at McNally Robinson in Saskatoon spend the evening with author Patrick Gale.

In this exquisite journey of self-discovery, loosely based on a real life family mystery, Patrick Gale has created an epic, intimate human drama, both brutal and breathtaking. It is a novel of secrets, sexuality and, ultimately, of great love.

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S.Waldbillig - Trans Organizing the Right(s) Way?: Tensions Between Trans Identities and Activisms

OUTSaskatoon is thrilled to post this wonderful thesis by local scholar, Sean Waldbillig.  Waldbillig's powerful work discusses the intersections between trans identities and activism.  

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Asexual Awareness Week Founder Sarah Beth Brooks - Blog Post

Over the last six years, we’ve worked with countless organizations to educate on asexuality and ace experiences. Since 2012, Trevor Project has integrated materials about asexuality into their trainings and services. And our work as a community isn’t done yet. Last year, the University of California system took demographic information from among its undergraduates, graduate students, faculty, and staff and found that 4.6% of that population identifies as asexual

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On My Planet: Wes Funk

This week onmyplanet.ca has posted a video from November 2014 when Wes told his coming out story.  Follow this link to the video today.

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