All posts in LGBTQ

June 23, 2019, by Simon Dubé

Moncton’s Pride Parade, an annual public event that offers visibility to the LGBTQ+ community, takes place every summer on Main Street. Unfortunately, during the last few years the oil and […]

Anti-69: Is Canada really a “Just Society”?

March 29, 2019, by Susan O'Donnell

1969. Those who were there remember an exciting time. Pierre Elliot Trudeau (PET) had become leader of his party two years earlier. His leadership acc ...

Pink Lobster Festival promises fantastic films

February 11, 2019, by Shanthi Bell

The NB Media Co-op sat down to talk to Ty Giffin, a production assistant with Frictive Projects which runs the Pink Lobster Festival as well as other ...

CUPW win for women’s rights moves closer to pay equity for rural postal workers

June 11, 2018, by Susan O'Donnell

After a long struggle between Canada Post and its largest union, an arbitration ruling will mean a pay raise for rural postal workers across the count ...

  • Uneven access to services for LGBTQIA+ students in Fredericton
    November 10, 2016, by Maggie Fisher and Sarah Enright

    Fredericton’s universities are not providing the same level of services for LGBTQIA+ students, according to Qmunity, a newly formed queer advocacy group at the University of New Brunswick (UNB). Sex, sexual […]

  • Sexuality services changing at UNB
    May 11, 2016, by Tracy Glynn

    Fredericton – The sudden disappearance of spaces that offered services on fostering healthy sexuality and stopping gender-based violence at the University of New Brunswick has students and professors questioning what […]

  • Participants at Inclusive Language Panel speak out
    April 23, 2015, by Sophie M. Lavoie

    Held at Fredericton High School’s Theatre on April 22nd, the Inclusive Language Panel brought together 50 people to learn about and discuss the issue. FHS student Megan Hill organized this […]

  • Conservative government funds homophobic institution
    April 1, 2013, by Moncton River of Pride

    The organization responsible for defending the rights of the LGBT community in Greater Moncton denounces vigorously the $6 million in public funding going to Crandall University. The president of Moncton […]

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    We were here and I’m proud of it
    May 16, 2012, by Matt Smith

    For the past several years, May 17th has served as International Day Against Homophobia, and this year is no different. All around the world, organizations hold events to squash out […]

  • PFLAG Canada proudly supports Out With Dad
    June 7, 2011, by PFLAG Canada

    Moncton – PFLAG Canada is pleased to announce its support for Out With Dad, an award winning Canadian web series produced by JLever Presentations. “The series shines a spotlight on […]

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    The fight against homophobia in Canada
    May 27, 2011, by Najat Abdou-McFarland

    Many people around the world were shocked to learn of Uganda’s anti-homosexuality bill, which would have imprisoned people for homosexual activity, executed repeat offenders, and jailed for up to three […]

  • BullyingCanada reacts to suicide deaths of gay youth
    October 7, 2010, by BullyingCanada

    The volunteers and staff of BullyingCanada, Canada’s First Youth-Created Anti-Bullying Website are deeply saddened by the recent suicide deaths of American students, Asher Brown, Seth Walsh, Justin Aaburg, Billy Lucas, […]

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    Fredericton holds first Pride Parade
    August 31, 2010, by Craig Mazerolle

    Fredericton – Fredericton’s annual Queer Pride celebrations have always been an exciting time of year for the city’s queer community, but this year the community was particularly proud. In a […]

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    Fredericton raises Pride flag
    August 6, 2010, by Tracy Glynn

    The pride flag was raised at Fredericton City Hall today, August 6, 2010. In attendance for the flag raising ceremony was Mayor Brad Woodside. In 1998, the Fredericton Mayor was […]

  • Educators strive to create allies for gay youth
    November 27, 2009, by Richard Blaquiere

      The need for the workshops was apparent to organizers. The last four decades have seen incredible, even seismic improvements in the public lives of gay adults across Canada. Ours […]

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    NB hockey team battles homophobia on the rink
    September 19, 2009, by Nick Logan

    Team honoured for supporting gay teammates In early 2009, the Woodstock High School Lady Thunder hockey team was undefeated on the ice, but after word got around that two of […]

  • Spreading the Love-Pride Week 2009
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    Fredericton:  Leo Hayes High School students Rebecca Presby, Carolina Dietrich and Chantal Plourde offer free hugs to the public on “Random Acts of Kindness” day, part of the week-long Capital City Pride celebrations that [ ...