Pride month brings with it numerous celebrations and a hard-to-miss wash of rainbow colours adorning storefronts, social media accounts, and more merchandise than anyone could possibly need.
Dessert Shop Refuses to Make Drag Queen Cake
A woman in Windsor, Ontario told CBC News she was shocked when a dessert shop would not make her a cake with a picture of a famous Canadian drag queen - CBC News reports.
When Your Dad Comes Out - As Told By My Daughter
Coming out has an impact on everyone around us, and particularly on our children. I asked my daughter to share what it was like for her as a child when I came out. This is what she wrote. I'm sharing this with you on Father's Day.
What's Happening this week in the Okanagan! June 21 - 27, 2021
Events include More Keys with Matty P, Basically Ella, Basically Ella, Two Spirit Tea, 2 Spirits of BC Talking Group, Inner Light Yoga Nidra, Hip Hop for Him, Wellbeing Wednesday, SashaTV, HIM Yoga, Canada's Drag Cabaret, and the meeting of the Okanagan Gender Identity group.
What's Happening this week in Victoria! June 21 - 27, 2021
Events include Queerabilities, Vicious Poodle Queer Dog Comedy Night, More Keys with Matty P, Basically Ella, Two Spirit Tea, Umbrella Rainbow Group, 2 Spirits of BC Talking Group, Inner Light Yoga Nidra, Hip Hop for Him, Queer Stitch-Craft, Wellbeing Wednesday, SIGVSG - LGBTQ2+ Liberation Movements, SashaTV, HIM Yoga, Drag Bingo at The Mint, The Vicarious Show, Vicious Poodle Drag Brunch, Canada's Drag Cabaret, and Vicious Poodle Homecoming Drag Show.
Book Review: ‘Full Speed Ahead’ By Beth Bolden
Read this 4-heart review by Kimmers' Erotic Book Banter
RIOT BREWING: A Brewery with a Big Heart in a Small Town
Vancouver Island is home to great craft breweries. One of them has won international awards, fashioned a skater-style vibe, become a community sensation, and has named a beer after a drag queen. How about a pint of Jimbo boysenberry blackberry sour? Named after, you got it, Victoria-based drag queen, Jimbo.
Stats Can Says LGBT2Q+ Population Is On the Rise, But So Are Hate Crimes
In a recent report, Statistics Canada identified that the country's LGBTQ population is on the rise, but so are hate crimes – CBC News reports.
Conversations: Adam Lamborghini
This conversation took place at Victoria's newly reopened gay bar, The Vicious Poodle and one of the subject's very first quotes: "I'm at the age where I should appreciate my grayness because I am a bit older than the other kings."
Pride at Urban Fare
Make your grocery purchase count! Urban Fare is once again collecting money for the Kelowna Pride Society. Visit the store and add a donation to your grocery bill until June 30, 2021.
Livestreaming Shows on Unicorns.LIVE
Shows include Every Child Matters, More Keys with Matty P, Basically Ella, Wellbeing Wednesday, SashaTV Live, and Canada's Drag Cabaret
On the Island, Life's a Beach!
Chillin’ on Cordova Bay Beach
The Trans Canada Project
A new initiative called 'Trans Canada Project', aiming to amplify transgender and non-binary voices across Canada has been started by two gender diverse people in Eastern Canada - CBC News reports.
LGBT2Q+ Questions for SD23 School Trustee Candidates
The LGBT2Q+ Coalition School Trustee By-Election Survey Project was created by a coalition of organizations whose members have an interest in inclusion and advocacy for LGBT2Q+ youth. LGBT2Q+ includes Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Two-spirit, Queer & Questioning - as well as Intersex, Non-binary, Pansexual, Asexual and Allies.