Intersect: An Art Show in Vancouver with Puppies, a Dance Party and More to Fight Violence Against Women

Art by Maria Asselin-Roy will be on display during the daytime event.

By Kendall Yan

Intersect is a dance party, an art show, and an afternoon of panel discussions that is queer women of colour/ femme-led. The event aims to raise awareness and create action that dismantles structures that lead to violence against women. By creating an arts-forward, inclusive and informative event in a social environment that puts the safety of all their attendees first, Intersect advocates reclaiming the music and arts scene in Vancouver with community empowerment through education and entertainment.

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Intersect: An Art Show in Vancouver with Puppies, a Dance Party and More to Fight Violence Against Women

Embrace Your Most Fabulous Inner Kid at Storytelling with Drag Queens for Adults in Vancouver

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By Casey Stepaniuk

Have you ever gone to storytime at the library with a little one in your life and thought, “I wish they had something like this for adults?” Have you ever thought that drag queens would be great at doing storytime? Both of these wishes will come true on November 29th at Café Deux Soleils!

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Embrace Your Most Fabulous Inner Kid at Storytelling with Drag Queens for Adults in Vancouver

Evolution of LGBTQ2+ Television and Broadcasting in Vancouver, BC

Michael P Keeping with Conni Smudge

An interview with Michael P Keeping (MPK)

By Angus Praught

Michael P Keeping is an award-winning director, producer, cameraman, Foley artist, reporter and teacher in the Canadian television and film industries. He now has over forty years in the industry, but he started his career volunteering for work in film and television productions while still a teenager in Toronto.

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Evolution of LGBTQ2+ Television and Broadcasting in Vancouver, BC

Drag Queen Bingo at XYYVR – Every Wednesday!

By Casey Stepaniuk

Some people might say there’s not a lot happening in the middle of the week in queer nightlife in Vancouver, but that probably means they’ve never heard of Bingo for Life (better known as Drag Queen Bingo), a weekly bingo night hosted by drag queens in the Davie St gay village – every Wednesday!

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Drag Queen Bingo at XYYVR – Every Wednesday!

Vancouver’s Trans-centric Monthly Club Party: Coconutz and Bananas

By Kendell Yan

A safe and inclusive oasis of body positivity has popped up in Vancouver’s club scene in the form of the city’s very first trans-centric club party, Coconutz and Bananas!

Coconutz and Bananas (C&B) premiered at the Odyssey in August 2017, and is on monthly for nights full of gogo dancers, DJs, drag, and performers, delivering trans and non-binary curated entertainment by and for the city’s LGBTQ2+ community. Continue reading:
Vancouver’s Trans-centric Monthly Club Party: Coconutz and Bananas

Vancouver’s Gay Nuns: Get Close and Personal on Sept. 30, 2017

Vancouver’s Gay Nuns | Image via whatsonqueerbc.com

By Casey Stepaniuk

Have you ever heard of Vancouver’s gay nuns? Maybe you’ve seen them marching in one of the Lower Mainland’s Pride parades. Maybe you’ve seen folks dressed up in beautiful elaborate costumes and make-up roaming Davie St in the heart of the gay village at any time of year. Maybe you’ve caught a glimpse of them at an LGBTQ2+ fundraiser. This September 30th, you can have a chance to find out what Vancouver’s gay nuns (also known as the Vancouver Joyful Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence) are all about and who they are.

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Vancouver’s Gay Nuns: Get Close and Personal on Sept. 30, 2017

New Books by Queer Vancouver Writers Coming in Fall 2017

By Casey Stepaniuk

Whether you’re into photography, science fiction, magical realism, or historical fiction, Vancouver’s queer writers have a great book in store for you this fall! You can read great books and support local authors at the same time: what more could you want?

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New Books by Queer Vancouver Writers Coming in Fall 2017