Speaking with Our Leaders

(Toronto, ONT) The #Two-Spirit Journal recently sat down with Aaron Bowerman, one of Turtle Island’s up and coming young Two-Spirit leaders. Aaron Bowerman is a Two-Spirit community leader and is currently living and working in the city of Toronto as the Regional Outreach and support service worker for the Ontario Aboriginal HIV/Aids Strategy (OAHAS). Aaron …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

Restoring A Sacred Voice

(Editorial note and acknowledgement of running on “Indian-Time”, Trans Day of Visibility was March 31, 2016. Below is an article from Otta Moody (Nimiipuu Nation) on the importance of giving voice to Trans Day of Visibility from a Native, Trans* and Two-Spirit experience. This story lends itself to also bring attention to April 18, 2016, …Continue Reading

IHS Spokesperson Comments on Two-Spirit Input to Improve Services

(WASHINGTON, DC) As reported by TwoSpiritJounral.com, on June 5, 2015, Indian Health Service (IHS) put a call out for public comments to inform its efforts to advance and promote the health needs of the Two-Spirit community though the US Federal Register’s Notice of Request for Information. “IHS is seeking to gain a better understanding of the …Continue Reading