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by MQ Admin / June 3, 2021

The Historic Queer Winnipeg Walking Tour: Meeting places established between the 1880’s and 1980’s

by Britt Bauer** The walking tour is available here on Google Maps. At a time when BIPOC, 2SLGBTQ+, and women’s...

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by MQ Admin / January 8, 2021

Looking for Invisible Lives and Fantastical Creatures: A Tour of the Manitoba Museum Through Queer Filipinx/o Immigrant Stories

By Mika Castro* Click the "play" button to listen to the author read this blog. The Manitoba Museum, true to...

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by MQ Admin / August 31, 2020

Grappling with Life-Narrative: Transgender Oral History at the University of Winnipeg

By Misha Falk* I began the Transgender Oral History Project in Spring 2019 as part of my work as a...

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by MQ Admin / May 4, 2020

“Beading as Love”: Engaging Material Culture as a Practice of Resistance and Reclamation

By Chris Eastman* From February 6-9, a gathering called the Beading Symposium: Ziigimineshin was held in Winnipeg, Manitoba. As an attendee, my intention...

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by MQ Admin / December 12, 2019

On Being and Belonging: A Queer Immigrant’s Perspective on the Portrayal of Queer Refugee Experience at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights

By Mika Castro* I immigrated to Canada ten years ago from the Philippines. Being a Filipino immigrant who happens to...

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by MQ Admin / October 29, 2019

“Taking the Cake” at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights and a Comparison of Same-Sex Marriage Discourse in China

By Hubery (Liang) Huang* For the past twelve weeks I have been working as a Mitacs-Globalink Research Intern with the Museum Queeries project...

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by MQ Admin / July 25, 2019

The Idea of an Idea Museum: Immaterial Collections at the CMHR

By Claire Wright* I have to admit that before I moved to Winnipeg this fall, I had never heard of...

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by MQ Admin / July 19, 2019

Disrupting Representation: Sex Work Visibility at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights

By Dallas Cant* The perimeter of Canadian Journeys, a gallery at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, is lined with story...

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by MQ Admin / February 14, 2019

Archiving Trans History: How Institutions of Public Memory Negotiate the Changing Language of Gender Identity

By Misha Falk* In June 2018, as a Research Assistant for a team project at the University of Winnipeg called...

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by MQ Admin / February 13, 2018

A Meditation on the Museum: Kinship and Ambivalence in the CMHR

By TJ Shannacappo* During the summer of 2017, I attended a workshop, Museum Queeries: Intersectional Interventions into Museum Cultures and...

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