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

Night of the Living Barbs: A Drag Halloween Inquiry

By Kendell Yan

Last year’s eerie and totally wonderful 80s-nostalgia-fueled Netflix series Stranger Things returns to laptop screens this October, and the resounding question on every one’s mind is clear: what happened to the red headed lesbian heart-throb, Barb?

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Night of the Living Barbs: A Drag Halloween Inquiry

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

Win Flights, Accommodation, and VIP Passes to the 2018 Vancouver Queer Film Festival

Photo credit: Angelika Kagan Photography

There are few events where filmmakers, performers, writers, and artists can open their big hearts full of raw intersectional experiences into the spotlight and be assured an environment of support, equality and self-reflection from their audience. The 29th annual Vancouver Queer Film Festival was an 10-day example of how when people can bring their whole selves into the room, they bring their best selves.

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Win Flights, Accommodation, and VIP Passes to the 2018 Vancouver Queer Film Festival