In the modern era, kinbaku is no longer used to bind one’s enemies. Rather, it has been popularized as a form of sexual bondage or BDSM (an umbrella term that refers to bondage/discipline, domination/submission, and sadism/masochism) often referred to as shibari, which means “to decoratively tie.”
Many dive into the animal rescue community in Manitoba expecting it to be filled with big-hearted people, then find the humans involved are not treated well at all.
Women, queer and non-binary people can find empowerment and self-sufficiency through learning and practising bicycle mechanics.
Traditionally, we’ve been taught about the environment in a way that’s broken down and broken apart. Educating within the confines of four brick walls separates us from the world we’re trying to learn about and other humans we’re learning with.
Heritage museums exist to tell a story and to preserve local history. It is the job of museum curators to make that history accessible to everyone that visits.
Homelessness and addiction, and the resources that help
There are many reasons to be anxious right now. Midterms are approaching. There is still more winter ahead. Tweets are declaring the end of the world. The news is depressing with accusations of fascism in America and comparisons between the Trump administration and Germany’s Nazi regime.
How can we stave off the panic when even the media is panicking?
At what point does our situational anxiety become a medical condition?
It’s not always easy being green, but several Winnipeg organizations are working to make environmental initiatives more accessible across the board.
The far-right: what it is and how to stop it
Breaking down student athletic and rec fees
Being single is often seen as a problem to be fixed. If a person were looking for it, they’d find an endless stream of reading material that promises to explain why they remain uncoupled, and what they can do about it.
For some Winnipeg singles, there’s a lot more to it than that.
Trans Day of Remembrance seeks to honour those who died for their gender identities
The average student debt sits at $26,819. It will take a student 14 years and six months to pay off, if that student spends $220 dollars a month.
A look at the history and contemporary uses of Winnipeg’s creative clubhouse
City Archives’ future uncertain years after disaster struck
Unexplained phenomenon have some Manitobans questioning if we’re really the only sentient beings in the universe.
What goes into the industry we hope we never have to deal with
Whomping Willows bring quidditch to life
Manitobans currently spend between $300 and $500 million on marijuana annually, and that number is growing. Your across-the-hall neighbour or pizza guy with his baggy of shake may contribute to that total, but recreational marijuana is only a small piece of the puzzle.
“The Wesmen” has a long historical background and meaning, but over time, its meaning has changed in the context of sports. The name given to University of Winnipeg sports teams has morphed into the desired identity of those who engage and connect with it. But, at the core, what truly is a Wesmen?