Nakoda Two-Spirit Pride!

(Morley, AB) Tomorrow night, Saturday, August 27, 2016, Argintina Hailey (Stoney Nakoda Nation) will take center stage at the Stoney Nakoda Resort and Casino for Morley Pride, the first #Two-Spirit pride event held on an Alberta First Nations reserve. The inspiration for this event, according to Argintina Hailey, the lead organizer, was seeing all the …Continue Reading

Two-Spirit History Made!

(Tsleil-Waututh, BC) On September, 18, 2016, the First Nation communities, Tsleil-Waututh, Squamish and Musqueam Nations, jointly hosted a #Two-Spirit Gathering on the traditional and unceded territory of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation located in what is now called North Vancouver, BC. The day long conference was first of its kind that was convened by three Nations and on a …Continue Reading

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