A Lesbian, Feminist, LGBT and Allies magazine

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    The Pleasure of Writing French

    Even though I have taken many French literature courses, it was only in a French writing course at university that my gaps in grammar were finally exposed. «C’est des…

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    Landmarks of Silence or Hope Found Anew

    «after you/can I envy my own existence» The emptiness left by the death of a loved one is immeasurable. Devastated by the dismay and the sense of abandonment, we are too often…

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    WOW celebrates International Women’s Day

    This year on International Women’s Day, WOW celebrates our women allies from the region of Gaspésie. I fell in love with the beauty of the nature in Gaspésie on my first…

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    The Forgotten Ones

    Lesbians are often invisible. With my film, Les Oubliées (The Forgotten Ones), I wish to give lesbians more visibility.

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    On Loving Women

    Loving women interests me passionately. National Film Board animator, Diane Obomsawin’s new comic book collection of short stories, On Loving Women, draws us into the world of…

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    Lesbo-Sons

    Let me share with you a brief history of the radio show Lesbo-Sons, by and for lesbians, aired on CKUT 90.3 FM the 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month. The show has existed for…

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    Love Triumphs

    If someone had told me 6 years ago that I would be the director general of an Afro-Caribbean LGBT association, I have no doubt that I would have laughed. After a soul-searching…

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    I am a Lesbian Montreal

    The history of the making of this film begins at the end of 2011. I am studying cinema in France at the University of Paris 8, at Saint-Denis, in the north of Paris and I am…

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    Pride Flying High

    I am so proud of my city and our mayor, Denis Coderre, for making the decision to fly the LGBT rainbow flag alongside the Olympic flag…

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    Back to the closet?

    The Quebec Charter of Values, the commonly used name for Bill 60, is currently in parliamentary consultations, and the divisive issue surrounds the legislation of a…

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    FÉMININ/FÉMININ

    I had the pleasure of attending the launching of the first episode of the web series: FÉMININ/FÉMININ, initiated by Florence Gagnon of LSTW (Lez Spread the…

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    United in Anger

    Thursday night, the 9th of January, 2014, I went to see the film United in Anger, a documentary about the history of the group ACT UP,…

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    Feminism in Quebec

    In the last few years, as president of the largest feminist organization in Québec, I have been fortunate to work with thousands of women on identifying…

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    Trans Activism

    When I was asked to participate in this edition of WOW magazine, I thought I would do something different from the advocacy I usually do. Lately,…