LGBTTQ*

Intro to the Out and About feature

This issue contains articles that touch on far-reaching topics. We have pieces exploring various genders and sexual identities. We have allowed no space for those…


They/their/them

Pretty much since the beginning of my life, I didn’t identify with my assigned gender. The colour pink, dresses, dolls… none of it was really…


A word from Jonny Sopotiuk

I was first elected as president of UMSU in 2008. I quickly realized that I would be expected to be a representative of the queer community…


Leading by example

Anyone who knows, or has talked to Chris Voth personally, understands the calibre of person that he is. Most would define him as a kind…



How to be an ally

Admittedly, I’m not the perfect ally. Like many people, I am often guilty of failing to recognize hidden biases and assumptions towards the LGBTTQ* community…


The asterisk

There’s no one proper acronym for the lesbian, gay, bi, and transgender community. Whether it’s GLBT*, LGBTQ or LGBTQIA, it’s all referring to the same…


Bi Bother

If and when we’re lucky, we may have a solid few people around us with whom we can honestly share our thoughts and feelings,  and…


Coming out, bi me

In a sexually conservative society that assumes “straight until proven otherwise,” hearing a loved one come out to you can still be a little surprising….