Walking the Talk – Out On Screen Stands with 2S Community

Out On Screen is committed to meaningfully participating in reconciliation, decolonization and being in right relations with #two-spirit and Indigenous people of this land. ~ Quote from Out On Screen’s commitment regarding our relationship with Indigenous peoples of this land, 2016 (Vancouver, BC) In the spring of 2016, Out On Screen, the host organization of …Continue Reading

History Made at 2016 VanCity Pride!

(Vancouver, BC) The 38th annual Vancouver Pride Parade, held on Sunday, July 31, 2016, was historic on a number of fronts. There’s been much news coverage of Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, his wife and children marching, the first time a serving Prime Minister marched in the Vancouver Pride Parade. However, the Indigenous and #Two-Spirit …Continue Reading

Senator Sinclair Speaks from the Heart

(OTTAWA, Ont.) On June 13th, after a moment of silence in Canada’s Senate for victims of the Orlando shooting, one of Canada’s newest Senators, judge, aboriginal leader, former head of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, proud parent, husband, Senator Murray Sinclair offered a moving reflection and address in the Senate on the tragic events that …Continue Reading

Statement on Tragic Events in Orlando

The Two-Spirit Journal stands united with the city of Orlando, the families and friends of those whose lives were cut so short, and the LGBTQ-2S community against hatred and bigotry. Today’s attack is shocking, and the Two-Spirit Journal offers our deepest condolences to those affected by this horrendous act of terrorism. As the motives and …Continue Reading

Wab Kinew Stands Up for Two-Spirit

(Winnipeg, MB) On May 17, 2016, the first question period of Manitoba’s newly sworn in Progressive Conservative government faced some very pointed questions. Most notable were the questions from Wab Kinew, Onigaming First Nation and newly elected MLA for the Fort Rouge riding, asked the Minister of Education, “…if he will commit to necessary reforms …Continue Reading

Two-Spirit Tuesdays! Parents of Indigenous Two-Spirit Youth

Announcing the first #Two-Spirit Tuesdays of 2016.  Two-Spirit Webinar on March 29, 2016 at 1:00–2:30 p.m. EDT. Sharing Wisdom and Experiences: Parents of Indigenous Two-Spirit Youth Register for this webinar online. You will receive a confirmation email with the link and access code to connect to the webinar; use this information on the day of the event. Discussion Topics: …Continue Reading

2SJ Stands with UBC’s Pride Collective

On February 9th, the burnt remains of a Pride rainbow flag, that was raised on February 5 for the University of British Columbia’s OUTweek, were discovered. Through a facebook post on February 11th, the host organization, The Pride Collective, thanked the wider UBC and Vancouver communities for their solidarity after it became known about the …Continue Reading

Two-Spirit to join BOYCOTT

(St. Albert, AB) On February 5th, 2016, staff members and clients of Poundmakers Lodge Treatment Centre were allegedly subjected to racial profiling by the staff of a Toronto Dominion Bank located in St. Albert, AB and also by members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). In a interview with Two-Spirit Journal, the Executive Director of …Continue Reading