Ryan E. Thompson

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Inspiring LGBTQ Canadians and allies tell us what they're proud of this year

Awesome strides, statements and more, worth calling out.

What a trans man wants you to know about shaving for the first time

We speak to Samson Brown — the Canadian activist behind Gillette's intimate new ad.
Point of View

How the stigma of HIV continues to destroy lives

Highlighting current realities around HIV in Canada on World AIDS Day.
Point of view

Pride in progress: Overcoming shame to find my gay pride somewhere under the rainbow

I saw pride in black and white. The gay community taught me how to see in colour.

'The gym saved my life': How this gay fitness superstar redefined his life after being outed against his will

From Darcy Pierce to Darcy Fierce, one man's journey through homophobia and depression to become his authentic self.
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Tools to help the LGBTQ community travel more safely

A new Canadian-made online tool is the latest option to aid in choosing welcoming destinations

Ski survival: Tips and gear for staying warm in a cruel Canadian winter

Stay on the slopes with these high and low tech finds
Point of view

Why Dan Levy's shutdown of a TV critic's homophobic insult is necessary and good for us all

To 'fey' or not to ‘fey’ — it’s not even a question.
Opinion

All hail the queens! The drag music superstars on our playlists right now

Three drag queen pop anthem picks that will have you hitting repeat.

Drake is over. Long live Drake.

Champagne Papi is out of the top 100 but the 6ix still has his back

A beautiful and complex love: The story of one couple's journey through transitioning gender

The future of human sexuality may have no labels
Point of View

Yas Queen! Her Majesty gives us an LGBTQ shoutout just in time for pride

Hung parliaments aside (ahem), the Monarch is mandating equality.

The beginner's guide to Gay Pride

Top tips for first-timers from tenth-timers
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Kevin Pillar's costly unforced error (and why we should forgive him)

But he's only got one strike left.
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The everlasting effects of homophobia and why it's not just gay people that suffer

"There is a part of homophobia that is often overlooked: it can deeply affect the homophobic as well."