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

Two-Spirit Tuesdays! Resource Sharing Circle

Announcing the second installment #Two-Spirit Tuesdays of 2016. Sharing Wisdom and Experiences: Resource Sharing Circle Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 1:00–2:30 p.m. EDT. Register for the webinar. You will receive a confirmation email. On the day of the webinar, use the link provided in your registration confirmation email. The organizer ask for participants to join 15 minutes prior to …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

Fort Peck Tribe Adopts a NC Trans* Bathroom Policy

(Poplar, MT) At Monday’s, May 25th, 2016 council meeting, the Tribal leaders of Montana’s Fort Peck Indian Reservation adopted a transgender bathroom policy similar to the North Carolina policy, a highly controversial piece of legislation that prompted Bruce Springsteen, Bryan Adams, PayPal and many others to not do business with and in the State of …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

IHS Seeks Two-Spirit Input

(Washington, DC) On Thursday, May 5, 2016 from 3:00pm to 5:00pm EDT, Indian Health Service (IHS) will hold a teleconference call to seek broad input on efforts to advance and promote the health needs of the American Indian and Alaska Native Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Two-Spirit communities. This is the first of a series …Continue Reading

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