February 1, 2024 / Latest Life

Then And Now: Black 2SLGBTQI+ Communities In Canada

Honouring history and shining a spotlight on the challenges facing Black 2SLGBTQI+ Canadians today

December 21, 2023 / Latest Life

Is It Safe To Say Gay At The Dinner Table?

How to navigate uncomfortable conversations with family about gender identity and sexual orientation during the holidays

June 6, 2023 / Latest Life

What No One Tells You About Being A Middle-Aged Gay

Embracing aging as a gay man can be an overwhelming and liberating experience

March 29, 2023 / Latest Life

Finding Safe Space Among A Group Of Strangers

Sharing my struggles, dreams and deepest secrets with people I’ve never met IRL has been a game-changer

January 31, 2023 / Latest Life

When I Grow Up, I Want To Be A Lightworker

When we shine our own light, we empower others to light up, too

October 24, 2022 / Latest Life

Unlocking My Special Superpower: Black Queer Joy

The ultimate form of resistance and rebellion, Black queer joy is rooted in community, connections, and a true sense of belonging

September 27, 2022 / Latest Life

How I Made My Community More Welcoming To LGBTQ2+ Folks

The rainbow crosswalk I championed – a very visible symbol of progress and pride – made me feel free to be my true self

July 14, 2022 / Entertainment Latest

A Gay Storyline On My Favourite Soap Made Me Feel Seen

Authentic LGBTQ2+ representation in media matters, because we exist in every story

June 1, 2022 / Latest Life

Where Have All My Gay Friends Gone?

Making friends is easier to do when you’re the new kid on the block… By Jumol Royes I was in my early 20s and fresh out of the closet when...

March 3, 2022 / Latest Life

Handle With Care

Being an LGBTQ2+ caregiver can be tough. But what happens when the caregiver needs care?… By Jumol Royes I’m blessed to have two parents who are both relatively healthy and...

January 14, 2022 / Latest Life

The Tear Factor

Whether sad tears or happy tears, when it comes to matters of the heart, there will be tears

November 15, 2021 / Latest Life

People Like Me

Seeing myself reflected in the lived experiences of my queer Black fam was a healing gift I didn’t realize I needed