Filmmaker Rick Tae is excited that the Vancouver Asian Film Festival selected his awkward tale of gay love-versus-lust as its centrepiece gala on Nov 9.
Many say students’ pro-rape and racist chants are part of a bigger problem that needs addressing.
The Rainbow Concert Band kicked off Surrey’s 14th Pride festival with a short march through Holland Park, and organizers say the afternoon event’s welcoming, “family-friendly,” community-fair vibe is a better fit for their community than a massive street march like Vancouver’s.
More than a decade after their predecessors waged a battle to ban gay-friendly books from their school district’s classrooms, the Surrey school board’s trustees passed an anti-homophobia regulation June 20.
More than 500 people took part in the Fraser Valley’s first Pride parade on May 25 — a turnout that its Abbotsford organizers celebrated after years of controversy.
If we are serious about dealing with the heterosexism and transphobia that young queer people face in the school system, it requires doing far more than having GSAs, says Gary Kinsman. Photo published in Xtra!
Photo published in Xtra! newspaper
Festival says action highlights power of film to ‘inspire discussion and dialogue.’
New Westminster celebrated its third annual Pride Aug 18, attracting the level of diversity organizers say they were hoping for.
Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson and a majority of city council voted June 27 to allow the development of a 22-storey apartment tower in the West End, despite concerns the project will be unaffordable to many.