Beatrice Aucoin is gonna take you to the future #queersummer #yycqueerwriters #sciencefiction

Beatrice Aucoin is gonna take you to the future #queersummer #yycqueerwriters #sciencefiction

What I love about the YYC Queer Writers anthologies is how the writers keep on surprising me, and also, keep on changing the world. Today’s featured author and story are fucking AMAZING.

As we countdown to the launch of the fourth YYC Queer Writers anthology, you get to meet our fab contributors, and listen to some fab music.

Today’s featured author is BEATRICE AUCOIN. 

The challenges (and science) of building community in Calgary's East Village

The challenges (and science) of building community in Calgary's East Village

What do you get when you spend $357 million of city money on a neighbourhood and splash it with so much fanfare, you'd think we were building it on the moon? 

You get Calgary's East Village.

It's a bit closer than the moon, but it's been the urban planning darling of our city for years.

Trans Woman's Cancer Ride Salutes A Personal Journey

Trans Woman's Cancer Ride Salutes A Personal Journey

If you use the river pathway from downtown Calgary to Edworthy Park, chances are you’ve passed Brett Bergie.

Each weekday, she cycles from Calgary’s west suburbs to her downtown job in the president’s office of Bow Valley College.

But when Bergie, a married trans woman with a seven-year-old son, bikes the 200-km Ride to Conquer Cancer this weekend, she’ll be commemorating a more personal journey.

“It’s an opportunity to go out and be myself as someone who’s trans who has a spouse who’s been through cancer—and to do something I love,” says Bergie.