The hospital isn’t the first place one might expect to hear an orchestral performance.
Googling “body positivity” depicts what the current movement looks like: majorly, a space for white, thinner women, a smaller amount of space for Women of Colour; and a barely there space for trans, non-binary or queer folks.
Midterm tests and practical exams are often associated with stress, but with the right study habits and self-care practices, students can make it out alright.
The Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) has launched a campaign called #StudentsLetsAct to urge the Canadian government to create positive change for those struggling with mental illness.
The Christmas I was in kindergarten, my aunts gifted me a really cute denim jacket – the kind I would be stoked to wear today. I remember looking at my five-year-old self in the mirror as I tried it on, and feeling, for the first time, deeply ashamed of my body. I looked … big, which in my mind, already equated to bad. This was the first time I decided I was ugly. (It wasn’t the jacket’s fault.)
Following their transition path just got even more expensive for many trans people in Manitoba.
Queer history is everywhere, scattered throughout all kinds of archival records.
Society at large places a greater value on knowing rather than on asking, on speaking rather than listening.
With the arrival of summer, many Manitobans are gearing up to spend as much time as possible outdoors.
Kelsey James’ final year project in Creative Communications at Red River College was driven by the desire to shine light on an experience that often gets left out of conversations regarding mental illness.
Persons with disabilities often face a lack of accommodation, support and funding, as well as experiencing widespread bullying and exclusion, according to the Canadian Human Rights Commission.
Brenda McConaghy is a registered non-denominational marriage commissioner. She says that couples tend to see her as someone who can provide a personalized and accurate story about their relationship.
Next week, local advocates will host a night to hear from the disabilities community about issues around sex, dating and intimacy. The event is titled “Sexuality and Disability Manitoba Panel Discussion.”
Discrimination against a person’s weight or size, also known as sizeism, is an issue that affects many people in their day-to-day lives.
Lower-level dodgeball teams in Manitoba are co-ed and require a minimum of two female players on the court at all times.
Layers are key when it comes to dressing for winter cycling.
Although first popularized in the ’60s, hula hooping has made a comeback in the 21st century as a popular form of both fitness and dance.
Stigma surrounding taking medication for mental health and mental illnesses, as well as stigma around mental health in general, has decreased in recent years. This shows through both sociological and medical points of view.
The new year is a time when many people resolve to change their lifestyle for the better, often resulting in a pledge to lose weight. However, the correlation of weight loss with success is false and contributes to sizeist discrimination.
There is a stigma that People of Colour (POC) do not experience mental illness, according to NPR. At the same time, they are more vulnerable to the traumatic experience of racism.