Articles tagged with: LGBT

Valentines Love Notes by D. George

published: February, 13, 2011 Written by // Guest Authors - Revolving Door Categories // Guest Authors

What became of the seemingly carefree joy, reveling laughter, blissfully amorous kisses at the stroke of midnight only 6 weeks earlier?

Let’s play Jeopardy!  Answer: A score of zero in tennis.  Question: What is love? If only it were that simple, right?  Days of Auld Lange Syne barely forgotten and Baby New Year is already confronted with what appears to be somebody’s cruelly calculated idea to schedule a holiday causing many to grapple with self-analysis on the scales of life’s love meter.  What became of the seemingly carefree joy, reveling laughter, blissfully amorous kisses at the stroke of midnig

Anorexic Holiday Effort Post

published: January, 05, 2011 Written by // Brian Finch - Founder Categories // Brian Finch

The holidays are over and I’m back at it full force. So much so that this will be someone of an anorexic post, but I’m hoping the Mama’s Meatball Pizza

The holidays are over and I’m back at it full force. So much so that this will be something of an anorexic post, but I’m hoping the Mama’s Meatball Pizza that I ordered the other night will make up for it. Now this isn’t something I’d normally order, but I had to just once, and you know it wasn't too bad. It’s a bit sloppy but tastes great. I’m so excited as I get my cast off tomorrow and so come to close this chapter on my foot surgery. The one thing it made me realize is how mu

12 things I want for World AIDS Day

published: December, 03, 2010 Categories // Events

And while that is all good and peachy keen I have a thought on the matter. Yes world AIDS Day is a good thing..

Editors Note: Danny's post got lost in the world aids day shuffle. Being that everyday is World AIDS Day, Danny's post is as relevant today as last Wednesday. So here it is folks. OK, so in two days, (Wednesday, December 1st) the world will be celebrating World AIDS Day!! YAY!! And while that is all good and peachy keen I have a thought on the matter. Yes world AIDS Day is a good thing, the world should recognize the impact that HIV/AIDS has on the world and those of us who live with it every

HIV Disclosure & Public Life: Just because I tell people, doesn't mean you can

So I have a bee in my bonnet about something and it had me rather confused I must say. I have this friend, a female friend, whom for the purpose if this post will remain nameless...

...as I have SOME tact and decorum, (something she apparently knows nothing about) who, for reasons she has been unable to explain to me, felt the need to disclose my HIV+ status to some random guy she met in a bar when we were out celebrating a mutual friend's birthday this past Saturday night.So there we were, all having a good time, drinking (tonic water with a lime wedge for me, as I quit drinking 23 days ago), dancing, you know the usual. We had all noticed that said “friend” had been

Smoking Cessation- part 3 of 3

published: October, 27, 2010 Categories // Health, Smoking Cessation

Quitting smoking has numerous health benefits. Twelve hours after quitting, carbon monoxide levels in your body drop to normal. One year after quitting, your added risk of heart disease is half that of a smoker'

The current data from Canada and US indicates the LGBT population smokes at a higher rate than the general public.  The key facts regarding this disparity include: gay, bisexual and transgender men are 2.0 to 2.5 times more likely to smoke than heterosexual men.  Lesbian, bisexual and transgender women are 1.5 to 2.0 times more likely to smoke than heterosexual women.  Bisexual boys and girls have some of the highest smoking rates when compared with both their heterosexual and h

Nina Arsenault lives Part Three - A Nicholas Flood Interview

published: October, 22, 2010 Written by // Guest Authors - Revolving Door Categories // Arts and Entertainment, Features and Interviews

Nicholas Flood talks drama, fame and creative journeys with Canada’s notorious transsexual performance artist.

[Two critically acclaimed one woman shows in the last twelve months.  A book of academic theory being published about her and her work.  Various upcoming multimedia projects.  Nicholas Flood talks drama, fame and creative journeys with Canada’s notorious transsexual performance artist.) NF: And then there is the book that is being published about you. NA: Yep, it’s called TRANS(per)FORMING Nina Arsenault.  It’s a real honour.  The Silicone Diaries script

Nina Arsenault Lives - Part Two - A Nicholas Flood Interview

published: October, 12, 2010 Written by // Guest Authors - Revolving Door Categories // Features and Interviews, Guest Authors

Nicholas Flood talks drama, fame and creative journeys with Canada’s notorious transsexual performance artist.

[Two critically acclaimed one woman shows in the last twelve months.  A book of academic theory being published about her and her work.  Various upcoming multimedia projects.  Nicholas Flood talks drama, fame and creative journeys with Canada’s notorious transsexual performance artist.) Nina Arsenault Lives - Part Two NF: At each step of your journey you have created an aesthetic object –a play, a photo shoot, an article, a TV show.   NA: I think that’s how to stay in

Senior Queer Citizens: What Lies Ahead Conference

published: September, 30, 2010 Categories // Events, Events

Scholarships for people who are HIV positive are available until October 15th, and the registration deadline has been extended to October 18th.

Conference Website: www.seniorconference.yolasite.co

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