The Velvet Studio is joined by Amanda Ryan of the Trans Equality Group, and Anne Lowthian the mother of Charlie, a prominent trans advocate.
The Velvet Studio Team is interviewing one of Ottawa’s most knowledgeable Drag Queen’s Krystal Caring and the VS’s team’s most efficient Drag aficionado, Angus.
Gay History of Horror Films! The Velvet Studio are joined by Gwen to talk about the representation of GLBT Folks in Horror movies and a look at some of the…
The Velvet Studio team get’s interviewed by the Filibuster’s Brendan, who asked probing questions. We talk about some of the biggest moments in Canadian Queer history
The Velvet Studio are joined by Gwen to talk about the representation of GLBT Folks in Horror movies and a look at some of the troupes and stereotypes around gay people.
After a heavy month of Refugee programming, the Velvet Studio team talk about floral shirts, the Olympics and running to catch the bus. Check out the jibber jabber news episode!
We are thrilled to welcome Capital Rainbow Refuge, a GLBT private sponsorship group, that’s welcomed around 16 refugees to Canada! We talk about the process, the cost, and the reward of welcoming a refugee.
With an interview with Graeme Reid the Director of the LGBT Rights Program at Human Rights Watch. We talk about Forced Anal examinations, laws against LGBT folks, and how that drives people towards migration from hot spots.
The Velvet Studio is joined on the phone by immigration lawyer and Refugee advocate Nicholas Hersh. We discuss the process for the Refugee and Immigration Board, and how refugees are asked to prove their claims.
The Velvet Studio is joined by the UNHCR’S Resettlement officer Micheal Casasola to talk about the state of the international refugee crisis the upcoming World Compac, the Leader’s Summit and Canada’s Role