Episode 16: Crisis Lines

April 26, 2017

Episode 16: Crisis Lines

Description: With 13 Reasons Why taking heat for not including links to crisis lines the Can Queer team decides to explore the topic. Joined by former co-host Heather, they discuss the impact of crisis lines. There's also an interview with Joanne Law who set up one of the first Trans Crisis Lines in the 80's and Brianna from the Ottawa Distress Center talking about crisis lines today.

Episode 15: Chechnya and the alleged concentration camps

April 17, 2017

Program Title: Episode 15: Chechnya's Concentration Camp
Description: Luke and Sebastien look into a number of sources to try to establish what is already known about the alleged concentration camps in Chechnya.

Episode 14: LGBT Entrepreneurs

April 15, 2017

Program Title: LGBT Entrepreneurs
Description: After attending a consultation with the Canadian Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce to discuss LGBT Youth and barriers to entrepreneurs the team takes the topic head on!

Episode 13: Queer Representation

April 4, 2017

Queer Representation
Description: Luke and Seb discuss some of the latest news headlines about queer representation in movies and TV, along with a little Canadian queer news

Episode 12: Women Writing Erotica

March 26, 2017

The CanQueer team interviews three erotica and romance novelists to get an understanding of the world of straight women writing gay erotica. We explore some of the reasons why!

Episode 11: Fake News

March 19, 2017

What's the Queer solution to Fake News?

Description: Luke brings our listeners through a journey explain what fake news is, and how in applying the queer lens, we can see that a solution for Fake News, could be 'community news'. By giving historical examples, this conversation explores the topic in depth.

March News

March 13, 2017

Luke and Seb have a conversation about some of the biggest news of the week.

Episode 9: Lesbian Pot Luck

March 5, 2017

Luke and Seb head out to the suburbs to chat with Joyce and Marion about Lesbian Pot Lucks. They talk about the challenges, the success and the failures. How they built community, but more importantly the hidden rules that were followed.

GLBT & Cancer

February 27, 2017

GLBT & The Cancer Society
Description: CanQueer interviews Monica Bennet with the Smoke Cessation program, and Susan Flynn with the Get Screened Program. The conversation looked at how GLBT folks were disproportionately effected by cancer rates.

Episode 7: Race and Masculinity

February 24, 2017

Luke interviews Ryan Tran of the Asian Community AIDS Society, and Sebastien interviewed Imad and David of the AIDS Committee of Ottawa. The second interview was not available for the broadcast.