Global News: Girl Guides Update Mandate to Include Trans Girls

The Girl Guides of Canada have edited their mandates to become inclusive of trans girls.  

"The guidelines were developed over the past couple of years in response to increased awareness of gender diversity issues and a corresponding rise in transgender children wishing to take part in guiding activities, Rice said."

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Star Phoenix: Local Author Wes Funk Passes

The Star Phoenix paid homage to local Saskatchewan author, Wes Funk today, who passed away this past weekend.  He will be missed by both the LGBTQ2S+ and the literary community.

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ICCC Movie Night - Naomi Campbel

A trans woman from Chile named Yermén tries to formulate a plan to get sex reassignment surgery.  

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Saskatoon Express: Wes Funk Guest Columnist

Wes Funk, guest columnist in Saskatoon Express News Magazine this week wrote an article about "bronie" culture and the gender fluidity of the My Little Pony television show.  This article is a great read, a new lens on media.

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CBC: Jack Saddleback

The president of the University of Saskatchewan Students' Union (USSU) is hoping an online fundraising campaign will raise enough money for him to complete gender transition surgery.

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Gender Identity and Indigenous People

By Margaret Robinson, PhD. Affiliate Scientist in the Social and Epidemiological research department of the Centre for Addiction & Mental Health.

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Star Phoenix: It is a big deal

This is in response to Mayor Don Atchison's statement about his non-attendance at the Pride Parade: "I don't understand what the big deal is." A letter to the editor by Grace Field.  

Read the letter here.

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Global News: Hundreds Show Up for Pride Parade

Hundreds of people took part in the pride parade Saturday, showing their support for Saskatoon’s LGBTQ2S+ community. Global’s Calvin To reports.  

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Saskatoon Pride Celebrates Community Diversity

Claire Marsh’s experience in her summer student position with OUTSaskatoon is about to reach a high point during Saskatoon Pride 2015.  Check out the article in the Sheaf here!

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CKOM: Rainbow flag flying high over Saskatoon

"Among the crowd at the flag raising on Monday, executive director with Out Saskatoon (formerly the Avenue Community Centre), Rachel Loewen Walker stepped up to the podium and shared her story of having to move away from home to come out.

Loewen Walker plans on walking in the parade this weekend, remembering a time about 10 years ago when she was simply to shy."

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