By: Village of Pugwash Commission • June 26, 2018
The Chair of the Pugwash Village Commission says it is unfair that Pugwash is being dragged into a controversy that has nothing to do with the village.
The Maritime Conference of the Seventh Day Adventist Church will host a week long conference with one agenda item that has raised concern in the LGBTQ community.
Bill Martin says the conference is staged annually at Camp Pugwash, a church facility about ten kilometres from Pugwash.
Amherst held its second Pride Parade on June 16th. It was a great success and the participants and onlookers had a great time.
HALIFAX • 2018-06-27 • By Jordan Parker
Dalhousie University is taking cues from the European Union in their public panel and discussion surrounding housing for seniors in the LGBTQi2S population in Halifax.
Allan (Chicky) Polchies Jr. has spent his life creating a legacy he can be proud of.
With the election of the St. Mary's member as the new chief, he becomes the first openly Two-Spirit First Nations leader in Atlantic Canadian history.
Halifax • 2018-06-18 • By Jordan Parker
Someone recently said to me, "When you're gay, you don't just come out once. You come out every time you meet someone new."
For a large sample size of the LGBTQI2S community, there's that original, fearful and honest moment with your friends, family and those closest to you.
But we meet new people, co-workers, associates, significant others of friends and any manner of others who intersect in our lives every day. We are consistently reaffirming who we are.
HALIFAX • 2018-06-11 • Jordan Parker
The Halifax Sexual Health Clinic has suspended drop-in blood work.
"We have had to temporarily suspend the services due to our nursing staffing issues. We do not have the funds currently to support the drop-in blood services," she said.
The next position we need refilled is Ad Sales Rep. This is the person who receives inquiries about ad sales, contacts existing advertisers about renewing, and approaches new businesses, NGOs, etc. for new ads.
If you know of someone who might be interested in this, please forward this to them.
2018-06-04 • Moncton
River of Pride, South-Eastern New Brunswick’s LGBTQ+ community organization, has had the pleasure of collaborating with municipalities for many years now in their support of sexual and gender diversity. Unfortunately, the Province of New Brunswick has asked municipalities in our region to no longer paint rainbow crosswalks on provincial roads, which restricts their ability to show their support to the LGBTQ+ community.
Lots of LGBT+ folk used Craigslist to find partners of one form or another. If so, you've probably noticed that the Personals section has disappeared. We haven't checked with Craigslist about the reasoning behind this (the law was passed forbidding them in the USA, not here) but personals have moved to here:
Notice that there are missing provinces. The initial page gives you links to request new areas.
Friends and those closest to LBGT+ community activist and volunteer are remembering Dartmouth local Asher MacDonald, 30.