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'Foreign' land  Gazette

Stephanie Gomes Annes was looking for adventure when she embarked on an exchange from her home in Caruaru, Pernambuco, Brazil, and moved to ...

Springdale, N.L. student tackles adversity with her mother by her side  The Telegram

These are both exciting and nervous times for Emily Rice. The Grade 12 student at Indian River High School in Springdale is approaching her graduation.

Leading the way  Gazette

Two first-year students at Memorial University have been named 2019 recipients of Schulich Leader Scholarships. Established in 2012 by Canadian business ...

Springdale aims to put crosswalk controversy behind them with this year's Pride Week

A year after their town was put in the national spotlight over a polarizing Pride crosswalk, a Springdale teacher says the community is moving forward ...

Springdale to raise rainbow flag with Indian River High GSA during Pride Week  The Telegram

School and community partners planning activities for week of June 4-8.

Why there is no LGBTQ-friendly rainbow crosswalk in Springdale

The mayor of a small town in rural Newfoundland and Labrador is worried that a rainbow crosswalk will sow division in his community.

'To me, it's peace and love': Springdale students make appeal for rainbow crosswalk

It will be at least one more day before councillors from Springdale make a decision on whether to allow a rainbow crosswalk in their community. Students from ...

Want to stop LGBT bullying in schools? Put it in the curriculum, says advocate

Change is desperately needed at Newfoundland and Labrador schools, and not just in the hallways, says a representative from a national LGBT advocacy ...

Newfoundland mother alarmed over messaging in decades-old textbooks  The Western Star

'Time for a full review of health program materials,' woman says.

Newfoundland town that nixed rainbow crosswalk hoists Pride flag for first time

It might not be the rainbow crosswalk they once dreamed of, but members of the Indian River High School Gender-Sexuality Alliance are celebrating a first for ...

Springdale students lead the way at annual St. John's Pride Parade

It's been a wild year for the Springdale students who battled controversy and pushed their town to host its first Pride Week.

IN-DEPTH: A town divided — Springdale ponders the question of inclusion  The Compass

Springdale could have all the hallmarks of a stereotypical, backward rural, Newfoundland and Labrador town, if you were an outsider looking in this past week.

'It feels really, really good': Springdale students honoured by Pride selection

Members of the school's Gender-Sexuality Alliance will be the grand marshalls of the 2018 St. John's Pride parade in July.

Rainbow crosswalk rejected again in Springdale

The town council in Springdale is standing by its decision not to paint a rainbow crosswalk.

St. John's Mayor Danny Breen weighs in on Springdale crosswalk decision

Following a strong reaction to news that Springdale's town council voted against a rainbow crosswalk last week, the mayor of a city that's had one since 2016 is ...

Trans 101 information session coming to Grand Falls-Windsor  The Western Star

GRAND FALLS-WINDSOR, N.L. – For something so many people have strong opinions on, gender diversity remains a largely misunderstood thing in the ...

Springdale students pledge to find crosswalk alternative

Students at Springdale's only high school say town council's rejection of a rainbow crosswalk was disappointing, but the conversation is not over.

Springdale student completes challenges for Duke of Edinburgh Award  The Telegram

SPRINGDALE, N.L. — For the past two years Lily Jacobs has been taking on extra challenges, testing her physical and mental endurance. The 16 year old, who ...

N.L.ers brave rain and rainbows at St. John's Pride Parade  The Compass

A deluge of rain couldn't dampen the rainbows as hundreds marched in the St. John's Pride Parade on Sunday. Members of the Indian River High School ...

Growing up trans: 14-year-old says rainbow flags, crosswalks make a difference

Elliott Blackmore says it was easy to come out to their family — but not everyone in rural Newfoundland and Labrador has a smooth road.

B'ys, b'ys, b'ys, b'ys, just paint the crosswalk!

Jessica Bemister found inspiration while trying to fall asleep one night - now, her catchy tune and homemade video has racked up thousands of views on social ...

St. John's Pride parade to include uniformed police, Springdale students

St. John's Pride will allow police officers in uniform in its parade this year, reversing an earlier decision to ban them, the organization announced Thursday.

Rainbow crosswalks are more than symbols; they remind us to look in all directions

Crosswalks are a great way to talk about who has power and who's vulnerable, writes Veronica Dymond.

Newfoundland town to paint not 1 — but 2 — rainbow crosswalks

A small Newfoundland and Labrador town council has voted unanimously — and unasked — to paint its first-ever crosswalks with the colours of the rainbow in a ...

Tricentia Academy in Arnold's Cove celebrates inclusion and diversity  The Telegram

ARNOLD'S COVE, N.L.— A group of students at Tricentia Academy want to ensure everyone feels welcome. The inclusion committee had been busy over the ...

Martha Muzychka: Building community, one rainbow crosswalk at a time  The Telegram

She comes in colours ev'rywhere She combs her hair She's like a rainbow Coming, colours in the air Oh, everywhere Not for nothing has the Rolling Stones' ...

Lion's Roar - April 25 | Living  The Western Star

By Maitham Al-Zubaidy, Destinee Lawrence, Keira Clarke, Isabelle Mercier, Leah Lainey and Jacob Cull Our school celebrated National Talk With Our Kids ...

Logy Bay-Middle Cove-Outer Cove council approves two rainbow crosswalks  The Telegram

The Logy Bay-Middle Cove-Outer Cove town council made a unanimous decision on Tuesday evening to paint two rainbow crosswalks in the Northeast Avalon ...

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