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Wednesday, June 13, 2007


JUNE 17, 2007
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posted by PTCS 6:36 PM

Wednesday, March 14, 2007


Just a note to thank everyone for all the help with PtCS fundraising this year. Our brunches have been well received and occasionally profitable, and thanks to all of you, our annual People's Choice and Oscar award shows raised enough funds for us to continue to operate the peer counselling and referral line for another year.

Kudos also to Gen-Q (formerly Inside Out) the GLBT youth group, for being an amazing presence in the community, and continuing to offer a safe social environment for GLBT folks under 25.

Look for updates and our AGM notice coming soon!
posted by PTCS 6:28 PM

Wednesday, October 22, 2003


Next Inside Out Youth Group meeting is November 4 (Tuesday) 7:30 pm @ Roca Jacks. Open to all GLBT and GLBT-friendly folk age 25 and under.
posted by PTCS 8:02 PM


Pink Triangle will be selling hot dogs on the deck on Saturday November 1, so all you queens who are planning on being out for the Court Investitures that night, bring your appetites for more than just cocktails and titles!

Also, keep an eye out for information on the next PTCS workshop: "Giving Better Head, and other safe sex tips" coming soon!
posted by PTCS 8:00 PM


PTCS Board Meeting, Wednesday Oct. 22 at 7 pm at 2070 Broad St. More info to come...
posted by PTCS 3:51 AM

Saturday, August 02, 2003


Sorry it's been so long since we've updated! PTCS is still going strong, with a store boasting a wide variety of Pride wear and jewelry, including body rings and soon, Diverse-City t-shirts from the Pride Committee!

August 17th, come on out to the GLCR for some summer fun, PTCS style. Carnival games, drink specials, plenty of prizes and lots to eat. There is no bad!

A note of thanks to Curt S. for keeping us technologically advanced.

Additionally, a fond farewell to Stef M. who sat on the PTCS board last year, and is leaving us to pursue her career goals in Winnipeg--good luck, Steffy!
posted by PTCS 6:07 PM

Friday, May 02, 2003


This is a reminder that the inaugural meeting of the new Gay Moms and Dads
group is set for Thursday, May 8 @7:30 PM in the Multi-Purpose Room at the

This peer support group is intended for GLBT community members who are
parents. This is different from PFLAG which, of course, is a peer support
for parents of GLBT community members.

posted by PTCS 7:09 PM


The Annual General Meeting for Pink Triangle Community Services (PTCS) takes place Monday, May 5, 2003, at 7:00 PM in the Multi-Purpose Room at the GLCR.

This is your chance to become involved in Regina and Southern Saskatchewan's only GLBT community health organization. In space generously donated by the GLCR, we operate a peer counselling phone line, and a store with GLBT merchandise. We support a number of peer support groups, including the Youth Group, the New Happenings support group for people coming out later in life, and a support group for Gay Moms and Dads (their first meeting is Thursday, May 8th at 7:30 PM at the GLCR). We also sponsor educational forums on topics of interest to the community.

You must hold a valid 2003-2004 PTCS membership to vote at the AGM. Memberships are available from PTCS board members, or just prior to the AGM.

There is a lot of important work to be done, and this is your chance to help! We need more members, and we need more volunteers. Please come out (so to speak)and show your support!
posted by PTCS 10:45 AM

Thursday, April 24, 2003


We haven't moved, but our mailing address has changed:

2070 Broad Street
Regina, SK
S4P 1Y3

posted by PTCS 9:38 AM

Friday, April 04, 2003


The Youth Group's next meeting is on Tuesday April 8th at 7:30. Call PTCS at 525-6046 for details.

New Happenings next coffee social is on April 6th at 3pm at Just Bean Brewed.

Meet Lorne Nystrom on Thursday April 24th at 7:30pm at 2070 Broad in the Multipurpose Room.

PTCS AGM is Monday May 5th at 7pm at 2070 Broad Street in the Multipurpose Room.
posted by PTCS 6:33 PM

Friday, March 21, 2003


Pink Triangle Community Services Presents
3rd Annual Oscar Night
Protocol at 9:00 PM Show at 10:00 PM
posted by PTCS 6:46 AM


New Happenings Presents:
Topics: Same Sex Marriage, Human Rights, and other issues of interest to the GLBT Community
Thursday, April 24, 2003
@ 7:30 PM
Multi-Purpose Room @GLCR (2070 Broad Street)
New Happenings is the Pink Triangle social and peer support group for members of our community over age 25 who come out later in life. We hold educational forums on the third Thursday of each month, and have coffee social outings on the first Sunday of each month. The forum in April is being held one week later than usual because of the Easter long weekend.
posted by PTCS 6:45 AM


Notice of Next Meeting
@7:30 PM
Multi-Purpose Room @ GLCR (2070 Broad Street)
Anyone is welcome. Whether you are a gay mom or dad, or looking to become a parent, this peer support and social group is an opportunity to exchange information and provide ideas.
People wanting more information can call PTCS at (306)-525-6046.
Note- PTCS is glad to act as host for this new group, and provide any support you need. However, since none of the current board qualifies as a gay mom or dad, we would like to invite anyone interested in acting as the group chair or facilitator to contact Rick @ PTCS.
posted by PTCS 6:44 AM


The next New Happenings coffee outing is Sunday, April 6th @ 3 PM.
We are meeting at Just Bean Brewed, which is located on the corner of Broad Street and 14th Avenue, not far from the General Hospital and the GLCR.
If you would like more information, please contact Rick at PTCS @ 525-6046.
New Happenings is the Pink Triangle social and peer support group for members of our community over age 25 who come out later in life. We hold educational forums on the third Thursday of each month, and have coffee social outings on the first Sunday of each month.

posted by PTCS 6:43 AM

Wednesday, March 19, 2003


PTCS 3rd Annual Night at the Oscars is Saturday, March 22nd at 9pm at 2070 Broad. Come out and see if you're nominated in one of our many categories, like "Best Performance in an Ongoing Drama", "Best Special Effects", and "Best New Drag King or Queen"! Performances by many of our local entertainers - Nada Chance, Yada, Trixie, Anne Whatsittoya, Michele, and many more! Proceeds go to support PTCS and their many projects.
posted by PTCS 7:38 AM


There will be a GBLUR meeting on Monday March 24th in the GBLUR office (Room 222 in the Riddell Centre) at 7:00 p.m. This will be the final meeting of the year to kind of wrap up loose ends and talk about next year. Then at 8:30 p.m. we will be showing Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss in RC 050. This will also be the last movie night of the year so I hope everyone can make it to the screening. Cheers and see you all on Monday.

posted by PTCS 7:35 AM

Monday, February 24, 2003


New Happenings, a social group for those over the age of 25, will have an informal meeting on the first Sunday of each month. They'll have a coffee outing at Abstractions Café at 3 pm. The first of these will take place on Sunday, March 2nd.

The third Thursday of each month, they will have a speaker or directed group discussion of some sort which will help people delve a little deeper into the issues around coming out later in life. These will take place at the GLCR. The first of these will take place Thursday, March 20th. The topic will be “Gay Parents” .
posted by PTCS 9:48 AM

Wednesday, February 05, 2003


GBLUR is selling tickets to the URSU's Frost Week cabaret on February 13th. Please contact Tim at for details.

The First Annual GBLUR Drag Show "The Divas" will be at the Owl on campus on Saturday March 1st. Door opens at 8, show at 10pm dqt (drag queen time). Advance tickets are $5, or $7 at the door. Contact Tim at for details.

GBLUR Film Night is February 10th at 8:30 in RC050. The next movie nights will be February 24, March 10, and March 24.

The next regular meeting is Monday, February 24 at 6pm. Contact Tim at for details.
posted by PTCS 9:43 AM

Wednesday, January 22, 2003


The next GBLUR meeting (Gays, Bisexuals, and Lesbians at the University of Regina) will be on Monday, February 3rd at 6pm. Please contact Tim at for details.
posted by PTCS 1:15 PM

Wednesday, January 15, 2003


GBLUR (Gays, Bisexuals, and Lesbians at the University of Regina) meets on Tuesday, January 21st at 7pm in the URSU Boardroom. For more info, contact GBLUR Movie Nights are on January 27th and February 10th in RC050 at 8:30pm. Contact Tim at or Rick at 525-6046 for details.
posted by PTCS 9:36 PM

Friday, January 10, 2003


The next PTCS general meeting will be Tuesday, January 28th at 7pm at 2070 Broad Street. You don't have to be a member to sit in on our meetings, so come on down and share your thoughts, opinions, and ideas.

The Third Annual PTCS Oscar Night is on March 22nd! Who will win for "Best Solo Performance in a Drama"? Who will win for "Best Costume" or "Best Special Effects"? Hosted by our own centres of fabulosity, Blu MaLoad and Anne Whatsittoya!
posted by PTCS 3:07 PM

Tuesday, December 17, 2002


The next PTCS general meeting will be Tuesday, January 7th at 7pm at 2070 Broad Street. You don't have to be a member to sit in on our meetings, so come on down and share your thoughts, opinions, and ideas.

Check out our basket! Tickets are now available for the annual PTCS Christmas Raffle Gift Basket. Talk to any of the PTCS Board Members for details!
posted by PTCS 6:59 AM

Tuesday, November 26, 2002


On Thursday, December 5th, 2002, at 7 PM, Pink Triangle Community Services will be hosting an AIDS/HIV Prevention Workshop in the Multi-Purpose Room, Downstairs GLCR, 2070 Broad Street here in Regina.

The guest speaker is Barb Bowditch with Aids Programs Southern Saskatchewan.

As a result of the workshop, this week’s meeting of New Happenings is being pre-empted. Their regular meetings will resume on Thursday, December 19th at 8 PM.
posted by PTCS 10:45 AM

Friday, November 22, 2002


New Happenings, the support and social group for people over 25 coming out later in life, will be meeting on December 5th, 19th, January 2nd, and 16th. Phone the PTCS info line at 525-6046 for meeting times and places, and leave a message for Rick.
posted by PTCS 6:50 AM

Thursday, November 21, 2002


PFLAG ACES (Action Committee for Education on Sexuality) is meeting on Thursday, November 28 at 7:30pm. Their mission is to create a safe and nurturing environment in our schools and in our community for all youth, recognizing and embracing sexual diversity. For details, phone PTCS's information line at 525-6046 and leave a message for Rick.
posted by PTCS 2:21 PM

Thursday, November 14, 2002


The annual AIDS benefit is on Friday, November 29th at 2070 Broad Street. The RSAR's Investitures is the following night (the 30th). Come down, enjoy the show, and support your community!
posted by PTCS 2:17 PM


The next PTCS general meeting is Tuesday, November 26th at 7pm at 2070 Broad Street. You don't have to be a member to sit in on our meetings, so come on down and share your thoughts, opinions, and ideas.
posted by PTCS 2:15 PM

Friday, November 01, 2002


Lavender has just released their 2003 schedule for their monthly dances. Admission is $3 for Lavender members and $6 for nonmembers. Dances will be held in 2002 on October 26, November 16, and December 14. In 2003 on February 15, March 15, April 12, May 24, June 21, October 25, November 15, and December 13. Lavender's AGM will be September 13th.
posted by PTCS 7:10 PM


PTCS was proud to decorate for the GLCR's annual Hallowe'en celebration at The Outside on October 31st. Thanks to all the volunteers and thanks to the GLCR for letting us help out.
posted by PTCS 7:07 PM


The next PTCS general meeting is Tuesday, November 5 at 7pm at 2070 Broad Street. You don't have to be a member to sit in on our meetings (although membership is cheap, and hey, it's for charity). See you there!
posted by PTCS 7:05 PM


Are you over 25 and want to meet new people? New Happenings, the social group for people over 25, has released their meeting schedule for the next few months (late 2002, early 2003)... November 7, 21, December 5, 19, January 2, 16, 30, February 13, 27, March 13, 27, April 10, 24. Call Rick at 525-6046 for meeting times and locations.
posted by PTCS 7:03 PM

Thursday, September 26, 2002


Well it took A LONG TIME but HOMO DEPOT is now open for business! We have a great new space, some fabulous new merchandise and T-shirts are now 2 for 1!!! Come on down, we are open nightly!! 2nd floor, 2070 Broad St.
posted by Jonathan 8:11 PM

Sunday, September 22, 2002


PTCS made an entrance at the RSAR's Coronation Ball on September 21st. Rick, Sam, Jon, Kim, Ethan, Stef and Curt represented PTCS.
posted by PTCS 12:53 PM

Wednesday, September 18, 2002


The next meeting of New Happenings takes place on Thursday, September 26, 2002 at 8 PM at Abstractions on Rose Street, near the corner of 14th Avenue, across the alley from Shopper's Drug Mart. New Happenings is a social club and support group for GLBT community members over 25 who have come out later in life or just want an opportunity to make new friends outside the bar. These gatherings are informal, and there is no agenda. It's just a chance to talk and meet new people.
posted by PTCS 10:39 AM


There is a free community forum on Wednesday, September 25, 2002 at 7 pm in the Multi-Purpose Room of the GLCR. The topic is Talking Transgendered, and the guest speaker is Peter from Illusions. It will be an opportunity to ask questions about transvestites, transsexuals and other members of the transgendered community. Ignorance is no excuse. Come and learn about an important part of our community.
posted by PTCS 10:38 AM

Wednesday, September 04, 2002


Our next general meeting is September 24th at 7pm at 2070 Broad Street. Our meetings are open to all who want to attend. The Sock Hop fundraiser was a great success -- thanks to all the volunteers and thanks to everyone who attended!
posted by PTCS 10:44 AM

Wednesday, July 17, 2002


The next PTCS general meeting is August 20th at 7pm at 2070 Broad Street. Our meetings are open to all who want to attend. We look forward to seeing you there!
posted by PTCS 7:45 AM

Tuesday, July 16, 2002


PTCS JULY FORUM - Discussion: Violence in Same Sex Relationships

On Thursday July 25th, 2002 PTCS will be hosting our second in a series of Monthly GLBT Forums. This will take place at 6:30PM in the GLCR Multipurpose Room (2070 Broad St). Our guest speaker for this forum will be Ken Crawford. We will be talking about violence in same sex relationships, what help is out there for us, etc.... Coffee will be served. Come on down and get informed! :-)

posted by Jonathan 5:01 PM

Wednesday, July 03, 2002


Coming Events

Youth Group Meeting! The Youth Group meets on next on July 4th. Email Ethan for details at

PTCS Bar Night! On July 6th, after 9:30pm, PTCS volunteers will be working the Outside bar and lounge. All tips go to support our Youth Group, Support Phone Line, and Pride Merchandise Store.

PTCS Feeds the College! On July 13th, PTCS volunteers will make sure no drag queen is in danger of starving at the College of Monarchs show. We're donating the midnight buffet.

PTCS General Meeting! On July 16th, PTCS is having a general meeting at 7pm at 2070 Broad Street. Our meetings are open to all PTCS members as well as guests.

posted by PTCS 1:11 PM

Wednesday, June 12, 2002


Our next meeting is on July 2nd, at 7pm, at 2070 Broad Street. Our meetings are open to all PTCS members as well as guests.
Starting on July 16th, 2002, our meetings will be held at 7pm at 2070 Broad Street (GLCR Community Centre) on every third Tuesday of the month. Come on out!
posted by PTCS 1:12 PM

Wednesday, June 05, 2002


On June 5th, PTCS's youth speakers presented at the Rainbow Youth Centre. Eugene, Ethan (PTCS Board Member), and Greg (Mr. Gay Regina) each gave a short history and then answered questions from the audience. About thirty people came to watch, including kids, young adults, peer support, and staff. Cameron (GLCR board member) was there for moral support, and Curt (PTCS board member) facilitated the presentation. Thanks to Eugene, Ethan, and Greg, the presentation was great, and we got overwhelmingly positive feedback. Thanks to the Rainbow Youth Centre for inviting us.
posted by PTCS 7:51 AM

Saturday, May 25, 2002


The next Inside/Out Youth Group meeting will be Tuesday, June 11th at Cafe Ultimate (Scarth Street Mall) at 7:00PM Anyone interested in the youth group is asked to contact a PTCS Volunteer, they will be able to tell you all about it! Give us a call 525-6046
Want more info in the Youth Group? Check it out!
posted by Jonathan 6:41 PM


PTCS Gets Ready for Pride 2000
Pink Triangle is hosting a workshop on legal rights and responsibilities in same sex relationships. This will take place on Thursday, June 20th, 6:30-8 pm in the Multi-Purpose Room at the GLCR. This is intended to be immediately prior to the Oscar Wilde show taking place at 8 pm on the Outside upstairs. We have a guest speaker who will be able to answer any questions you might have on your legal rights! If you would like more information, please contact PTCS! For any other information on Pride 2002 take a look at the Pride Regina website at
posted by Jonathan 6:38 PM


Pink Triangle is getting bigger! We are currently in the process of expanding our store/counceling space! We are now located on the 2nd floor at the GLCR (2070 Broad St) in the VERY near future, we will be expanding our lending library as well as getting new merchandise (T-shirts, Necklaces, Pride Merchandise, Candles, Lube, Cards, Stickers...etc) If Anyone is interested in volunteering (painting, decorating..) please contact us!! We are now open most evenings so give us a call! 525-6026. Stay tuned for a progress report!
posted by Jonathan 6:34 PM

Tuesday, May 21, 2002


Our next general board meeting will be at 7pm on June 11th, 2002. PTCS will also be preparing munchies for the College's Southern Hospitality show on June 8th.
posted by PTCS 7:59 PM

Monday, May 20, 2002


The next general board meeting for PTCS will be Tuesday May 21st, 2002, 7:00PM at the GLCR. Anyone interested in purchasing 2002 memberships for Pink Triangle are encouraged to join us at the meeting. Memberships are only $5.00 and help fund our phone lines as well as any community events that we have throughout the year.
posted by Jonathan 5:31 PM

Monday, May 13, 2002


Congratulations to the new board of directors of PTCS! I know you are all going to have a wonderful and successful year! For more information on how you can become a PTCS volunteer, give us a call at 525-6046. We'd love to hear from you!

posted by Michele 10:13 PM

Saturday, May 11, 2002


PTCS Memberships for the 2002-2003 year are available for just five bucks! You can get them at the GLCR door, or from a PTCS board member. See you all at the AGM!
posted by Michele 9:25 AM

Sunday, May 05, 2002


On Friday, May 3rd, 2002, PTCS spoke to the ECD class at SIAST in Regina. Curt introduced our two speakers, Pam and Kris, who spent an hour and a half with the students. The question-and-answer session covered topics of attraction, parenting, gay and lesbian symbols, two-spirited individuals, and drag. This is the second year PTCS has sent speakers to this class. Thanks to the ECD class and their professor, Susanne, and thanks to our volunteer speakers, Pam and Kris.
posted by PTCS 7:47 PM

Thursday, April 18, 2002


Please be advised that a Charity Art Sale will take place on May 16th at 1504B Albert St,
ScotiaBank Bldg (corner of Dewdney & Albert) from 9 am to 8pm. Drop in. All limited edition
prints, appraised from $150 - $275. All prints are unframed. From collections; The Millenium Collection, Children for Art Collection, Aboriginal Collection etc. Please feel welcome to drop in anytime during the day. If you can't make it that day but are interested please call for an appointment. Refreshments
served. We look forward to seeing you. Thanks.
Christine Smith
Executive Director, AIDS Programs South Saskatchewan
924-8421 Fx; 525-0904
posted by Michele 1:39 AM

Tuesday, April 09, 2002


PTCS will be holding it's Annual General Membership Meeting at 7:30 pm on May 13, 2002. This is the final meeting for the 2001-2002 year, and will include elections of new members to the Board Of Directors. Memberships are just five dollars a year, so please, come, get involved in this worthwhile organization!!

posted by Michele 8:02 AM


PFLAG meets on the second Wednesday of every month, at seven pm, at 2070 Broad Street. That would be this Wednesday. Oh, and Marianne, if you're reading this, and any of the information needs updating, let us know! :)
posted by Michele 8:00 AM

Monday, April 08, 2002


Well, the dinner ending up being ok, more people than we expected which is always a nice surprise. As for us, PTCS, I'll see you all at the meeting later tonight. Shaner
posted by Shane 8:58 AM

Saturday, April 06, 2002


Last minute FYI--the Court is holding a dinner tonight at the club--7 pm, with cocktails at six. It's an international scene, so we could wind up with squirrel and kangaroo, but it should be a fun time nevertheless. Inside Out members, and you know who you are, are encouraged to attend. And maybe at supper we can brainstorm over other events you'd like to have--it's your group, after all! See you all there.

posted by Michele 11:16 AM

Tuesday, April 02, 2002


Thanks to everyone who participated and helped out with the Risk Reduction workshop on Sunday. I hope we all learned something, and had a good time doing it. Special thanks to Curt S. and Barb B. for hosting and speaking, and the board of PTCS for set up/food and clean up. Extra thanks, Kim, for hanging out til the end! If you need more info on STDs or testing, or anything like that, give us a call at 525-6046! Thanks again, folks!
posted by Michele 6:35 AM

Sunday, March 31, 2002


Thanks from me also, to everyone who participated and helped out with Oscar night. I think we've definitely got an annual event there!

Anyone interested in volunteering for the PTCS phone lines is encouraged to contact PTCS at 525-6046, or you can leave your name at the club for Michele or Fred. Hours are VERY flexible, and we sure would appreciate it!
posted by Michele 2:43 AM

Saturday, March 30, 2002


Hiya! Thought I would also play with the Blogger! Just wanted everyone to know that the "Big Gay Oscar Party" was a big hit. Thank-you to everyone who helped out with the show! We ended up raising about 300.00 for Pink Triangle this weekend! Thanks again! Hope to see everyone out at the AIDS Workshop on Sunday the 31st at the GLCR (2070 Broad) at 3:00PM. We have guest speekers, stuff for sale, a whole lot of info and of course SNACKS! See you there!
posted by Jonathan 7:36 PM

Tuesday, March 26, 2002


Hello Boys and Girls, just trying this new blogger thing out, and would like to let everyone know I'm very VERY proud of the work we did and show we put on last weekend. Yay us!! Thanks guys.
posted by Shane 7:29 AM

Wednesday, March 20, 2002


The next meeting of Inside Out, the GLBT youth group, will be Tuesday, April 2, at 7 pm, at Cafe Ultimate downtown! All regular meetings of Inside Out are on the first Tuesday of every month. This group is open to people ages 14-25, and we look forward to meeting you all!
posted by Michele 6:18 PM

Tuesday, March 19, 2002


On March 31, at 3 pm, PTCS will be hosting a Risk Reduction workshop, with APSS and the GLCR! Please come out to this extremely important event! It's your body, it's you're life!

posted by Michele 9:54 PM


The next general meeting will be Monday, April 8th at 9:30pm.
posted by PTCS 2:03 PM

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