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
The Middle Coast // Deep Dark Cave // Adam Hanney & Co. // Fox Lake // Ashley Bieniarz
If there’s a more quintessential origin story than TUSK’s, it would be tough to find it.
The duo behind Rosebud took a rather casual approach to forming the two-person band, and that’s how they continue to operate.
June Killing Stones is a locally grown band united in their value of community and positivity. Brothers Joshua and Jake Letkeman were working on their craft for years before putting together a group.
Awaiting the Answer has come together with the common goal of bringing a new sound to Winnipeg’s metal scene.
Kakagi (pronounced ke-KA-gi) is a new band whose name is derived from a small lake in northwestern Ontario.
Choosing just five new local bands to showcase in our annual Uniter Fiver contest is a pretty tall order. This year, we started with 16 amazing submissions and put them to readers and local music lovers to choose the final five.
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.
1. Winnipeg Free Press
2. Red Rising Magazine
3. Stylus Magazine
1. Dodgeball Winnipeg
2. Ultimate Frisbee (Winnipeg Rec League)