Episode 41: Tajikistan

October 31, 2017

CanQueer tackles rising homophobic violence across the world, especially in Tajikistan. CanQueer also introduces their Literary Lesbian in a new segment with a review of Lost Boi

Episode 37: Drag Culture

September 28, 2017

Luke and Sebastien discuss whether or not Canada's drag culture is under threat from Ru Paul's Drag Race. They also discuss Bill 895 in Quebec to allow Trans migrants to change their gender identity on provincial documents.

Queer Tech!

September 20, 2017

Unfortunately tech companies aren't as diverse as they should be, and Queer Tech Montreal is working to combat that through advocacy, and awareness raising both within the tech industry and the community.

Episode 35: 31 Chechens

September 6, 2017

It recently emerged that Canada has brought in 31 gay men fleeing Chechnya with the help of Rainbow Railroad. We discuss this big news before moving on to discuss some of the impact that's been felt by the Australian referendum on equal marriage.

Episode 34: Protest at Pride

August 30, 2017

With Trudeau attending security was extra tight and that came to a head when protesters (wrongly labelled BLM protesters) came to protest pride. With a list of 20 'demands' the parade was held up for 20 minutes. The discusses those twenty demands and the events of the parade.

Episode 33: Canada’s Role in Global LGBT Rights

August 23, 2017

CanQueer's Luke was able to attend and record the session on the role that Canada can play in the advancement of human rights of LGBTI people globally.

Carlos Idibouo moderated the session, he is an activist with many organizations in Cote d’Ivoire, Montréal and Toronto. Kim Vance is executive director of ARC International. Maurice Tomlinson is with the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network and works to support the advancement of LGBT equality in the Caribbean region. Mark Allen is the Executive Director – Human Rights & Indigenous Affairs, for the Office of Human Rights, Freedoms and Inclusion. Meghan Watkinson is Deputy Director – Governance, at Global Affairs Canada.

Episode 32: Misogyny in Tech

August 23, 2017

Luke and Sebastien are joined by Robyn to discuss misogyny in the tech industry. Across Canada's high tech firm the impact of the 'Google' memo are being felt as tech firms grapple with diversity in the limelight.

Episode 31: The Latest LGBT News

August 9, 2017

Luke and Sebastien discuss some of the biggest news starting with Vancouver Pride all the way to what's happening in Chechnya

Episode 30: Men and Feminism

August 2, 2017

Have you ever thought about needing to practice talking? Well, that's one idea in this week's show. We discuss with Matt Schaff of OCTEVAW and Deb Conners of Men & Feminisms the what role men play in feminism, and what role feminism plays with men.

Episode 29: Queer Indie Music

July 26, 2017

With Sebastien at the helm, Jake and Seb discuss Queer music, and specifically Indie music. They discuss the challenges in discoverability for Indie Canadian Queer musicians.