6 articles Tag Winnipeg

Women are not garbage

Women are not garbage

Tina Fontaine was a person, not something to be thrown away.

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Concessions to the Patriarchy: Wedding Spectacular Episode 4

Concessions to the Patriarchy: Wedding Spectacular Episode 4

Your friend is getting married and you’ve been asked to be one of her bridesmaids. Boy, are you lucky! Being selected for this role is truly an honour. A special, special honour.

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A Sign (of the Times)

A Sign (of the Times)

An astute SCREAMING IN ALL CAPS reader sent in this picture, snapped recently in a downtown Winnipeg back alley. It’s a sign warning passers-by of some window-washing activity that was happening on an office building.

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A woman on a crossing light? OMG let’s all freak out about it

A woman on a crossing light? OMG let’s all freak out about it

A Don’t Walk/Walk traffic light which has human shape instead of a stick-figure is challenging gender norms and getting people’s knickers in a twist.

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Local everyday superheroes fight the good fight

Local everyday superheroes fight the good fight

Sometimes we also scream about good things at SCREAMING IN ALL CAPS — and this is AWESOME. A group of righteous teenage girls from right here in Winnipeg have created a set of superhero trading cards for a squad of superheroes dubbed The Craftastics.

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Happy Pride!

Happy Pride!

Yesterday was Pride Day in Winnipeg, when members of our city’s LGBT community and their allies come out (heh) to celebrate with a rally at the Manitoba Legislative Building, a march through downtown and an afternoon festival at The Forks. Mother Nature graced this year’s event with some beautiful weather — a welcome treat after a week of rain — and a fun time was had by all.

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