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Will Marriage Equality Make ‘The Gays’ Boring?

Panelists Charles Joughin (HRC Deputy Press Secretary), Michael Luongo (LGBT journalist) and Amy Stretten (Fusion National Affairs Correspondent) weighed in.

Lesbian Sex (and Visibility)

Sex. Lesbian sex. Did your ears perk up? Yeah, I thought so. We speak about sex during an entire Alicia Menendez show, but from whose perspective?

Kind Regards: An Open Letter to Dan Snyder

Amy Stretten tackles Washington’s NFL team, the Redskins in this week’s new series “Kind Regards”.

Appropriating Native American Imagery Honors No One but the Prejudice

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I was a sophomore in high school, about 15 years old, when a rather hostile group of cheerleaders and football players cornered me, yelling, as I sat on a bench in the quad between classes. “Don’t you have school pride?" a cheerleader shouted. “You should feel proud! We’re honoring your people!" one football player hollered...

Cultural Appropriation Out, Cultural Reclamation In at Fashion Week

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And so, this marks the end of New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2014. While there were some clothing lines we loved, like the modern queer aesthetic of the unconventionally masculine collection by Marimacho, there were also some significant cultural appropriation faux pas. Specifically, cholo street style gone disastrous at Rodarte and Native American headdresses made of “antique smudge fans” worn by models walking the runway in Nicholas K’s “shamanistic” (yes, people, shamanistic!) journey.


Commemoration of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples


9 Aug 2012 - co-organized by Secretariat of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, Division for Social Policy and Development, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, the Department of Public Information and the NGO Committee.


Amy Stretten with Holistic Health Coach Elizabeth McGann, the WellBeing Ninja

Amy Stretten tackles Holistic Health tips

Marimacho: Genderqueer Clothing

Crystal González and Ivette Alé are the visionaries behind Brooklyn-based clothing line Marimacho. The genderqueer clothing line was created to solve the challenges of finding well-fitting, gender-appropriate clothing for masculine-of-center women and transgender men.

“Flood Camp” for evacuee kids in Winnipeg

Hundreds of families — and their children — are living in Winnipeg hotels after spring flooding ruined their homes.


When it comes to Manitoba hydro- Aboriginal people are split on how the company has treated many First Nations communities in the past.

Pop-ups and homeruns lead to swinging good time

Nearly five dozen teams from across Canada competed in Winnipeg this weekend. Up for grabs was the Canadian Native Fastball Championship.

Treaty celebrations held in Lower Fort Garry

The Lower Fort Garry national historic site in Manitoba is hosting a week of celebrations commemorating the making of Treaty 1.

Produced Work

Here’s Why You Should Care About Nigeria’s Kidnapped Girls

On April 14, 276 teenage girls were kidnapped from their boarding school by Nigerian militant Islamist group, Boko Haram. The girls–who range in age from 15 to 18–are reportedly being sold into marriage to the militants for $12.

The Chickahominy Fight

The Chickahominy Fight (working title) is a documentary that examines the history and presence of a little known Tribe in rural Virginia and their struggle to earn federal acknowledgment as being a Tribe by the United States government. Such recognition would mean several benefits for the members of the Tribe, including tuition assistance for college and beyond, access to health services (particularly for elders), and a greater sense of pride in being officially “endorsed” by the federal government.


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