Episodes

Portrait plan moyen de Xavier debout face à la caméra et portant des pantalons de chasse, un jacket orange fluo et une veste à print de vache.

Episode 14: Xavier Gould

Xavier Gould is a multidisciplinary artist from Moncton who is invested in the emergence of Acadie queer. In this conversation in their Ottawa hotel room, we weave together the similarities between Acadie and the Outaouais, two regions and communities that are a little “tame”, bilingual and in the process of finding each other. Learn more…
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Episode 13: Mélanie Cadieux of the Clinique Santé Sexualité du Plateau

This episode is in French only. Mélanie Cadieux is the founder of the Clinique Santé Sexualité du Plateau, a clinic serving Gatineau’s LGBT+ community. Mélanie tells us all about her team and about the services the clinic offers, including those of a sex therapist and a doctor trained to prescribe hormone replacement therapy to trans…
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A New Years Hello

Happy New Years! Just a quick hello and thank you! Transcription of the episode: Hello dear listeners. It is December 30th, but it will be January 1st when I publish this, so I want to wish you a happy new year! I’m taking the time to record this message today to test some new recording…
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Lend your voice to Gaytineau

I invite you to answer one or more of the following questions or to simply leave me a message about your experience of this region as a lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, asexual, trans, Two Spirit, intersex or questioning person, as a child of an LGBT+ person, or as parents, family or someone who’s close to…
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Episode 12: Olivier and Stéphanie from Gais Francophone de l’Outaouais

This episode is in French only. The group Gais Francophones de l’Outaouais plan a bunch of events for the LGBT community in French in the region: badminton, a book club, hikes and theater are on the agenda. Meet Olivier, the founder of the group, and Stéphane, a member of the organizing committee. Links Groupe Gais…
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Special Pride Episode: Chalk Rainbow 2018

This episode is entirely in French. On August 25th, in the middle of the Capital Pride weekend celebrations, I took advantage of the fact that key individuals from my community were gathered at the Chalk Rainbow event to talk to them. Thanks to  Ève Jutras, Carmen, Andrew Giguère, Samuel Gendron, Olive Kamanyana, Olivier Pilon, Devin…
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Episode 10: Pierre-Luc

Pierre-Luc Landry was my French literature professor at the Cégep de l’Outaouais in 2012. Since then, we’ve become friends and he has published two novels and contributed to many cultural and literary projects. He teaches at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston and passes by the Outaouais region a few times a month…
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Episode 9: Fréd and Alex

Meet Fréd and Alex, my long time friends who moved to Montreal together a few years ago. Alex is now back in Gatineau after their relationship ended amicably and Fréd was visiting when we sat down to chat. Together we tried to answer the question “what can Gatineau offer to our community that Montreal can’t?”.…
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Transcription: Episode 1: Stéphanie

Listen to Episode 1: Stéphanie (a bilingual episode). Thank you to Sonia Levebvre for transcribing this episode. Bonjour! Hi! Mon nom c’est Stephanie, puis j’vais être l’hôte du podcast Gaytineau! My name is Stephanie and I’ll be the host of the Gaytineau podcast! [laughs] This podcast, I’m hoping, will be a way for me to…
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Episode 8: Renée

I got so excited when I saw that Renée Yoxon started following the podcast on Instagram that I reached out to them and they agreed to meet with me while they were in Ottawa before heading off to Ireland for school! Renée Yoxon is a singer-songwriter who started their career in the Ottawa-Gatineau jazz scene…
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