What's Happening this week in the Okanagan! August 9 - 15, 2021

Written on 08/08/2021
Kelowna.LGBT


Events include Wellbeing Wednesday, Meditation and Existence, Two Spirit Tea, 2 Spirits of BC Talking Group, PRICK! Kelowna, Generations of Pride, Life Drawing, HIM Yoga, and the meeting of the Okanagan Gender Identity, Transparent Okanagan, and Vernon LGBTQ+ Caregiver groups.

Tuesday, August 10 - Wellbeing Wednesday - Love Languages, 4 pm, presented by Rebellious UnicornsUnicorns.LIVE, and thehub.lgbt ~ Online

Episode 6 of Wellbeing Wednesday will be talking about something that is intrinsically important to all of us… Love Languages. How can you show love to the people you care about the most and why is it important? 

Watch the livestream on Unicorns.LIVE


Tuesday, August 10 - Okanagan Gender Identity Group, 6 pm, presented by the Okanagan Gender Identity Group ~ Online

This is a positive, safe, inclusive, supportive space for, gender non-conforming, non-binary, transsexual, transgender, genderqueer inter-sexed or questioning (or any variation thereof under the rainbow spectrum) people living in or near Kelowna or the Okanagan are to discuss matters and various topics while providing and obtaining peer support.

We meet every Tuesday from 6-8 via Discord.

For more information on this group meeting, please join the Okanagan Gender Identity Group on Facebook.


Tuesday, August 10 - Meditation and Existence, 6:30 pm, presented by Health Initiative for Men ~ Online

This workshop helps members find self-acceptance and self-improvement but helping the members become aware of their possibilities and acknowledge that they are responsible for events they formally thought were happening to them. This workshop will provide psychological strength to the group not to fall into depression or anxiety. The technique used in this work will be a blend of Vipassana meditation and Existentialism ideas.

To register, go to: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAsd-qgpzwuEtbcmpqVuMBNEHl_raF7dUJw


Tuesday, August 10 - Two Spirit Tea - Drag, Drag and More Drag, 6:30 pm, presented by Rebellious UnicornsUnicorns.LIVE, and thehub.lgbt ~ Online

Drag, Drag, and more Drag. Ella and Simma are going to share their own drag journeys, the history of drag, and its role in modern pop culture

Watch the livestream on Unicorns.LIVE


Tuesday, August 10 - 2 Spirits of BC Talking Circle, 8 pm - 9:30 pm, presented by Four Feathers Society ~ Online

Ongoing Group, Tuesdays at 8 pm

Click the link below to join the Talking Circle 

https://zoom.us/j/98419104951?pwd=YTVRa0xDQkRuTE5aeURwOUw4ekdBUT09


Wednesday, August 11 - PRICK! Kelowna, 5 pm - 8 pm, presented by Health Initiative for Men

Call 236-688-4153 to book an appointment.


Wednesday, August 11 - LGBTQ+ Caregiver Group - Vernon, 7 pm, presented by Vernon Family Resource Centre ~ Online

Register: register@vernonfrc.ca


Thursday, August 12 - Generations of Pride, 6:30 pm, presented by Health Initiative for Men ~ Online

A panel discussion event where we explore Queer health, culture, sexuality and identity at Pride through the ages. Pride creators and advocates from across the province share stories, and experiences to support our communities coming together to understand our history, our present, and our future!

To register, go to: https://checkhimout.ca/pride2021/generations-of-pride/


Thursday, August 12 - Life Drawing, 7 pm, presented by Health Initiative for Men ~ Online

Do you like drawing and sketching? Do you appreciate the male form? Life Drawing with HIM offers a great opportunity to practice your artistic skills with a live male model. It is an informal drop-in session and social art group for men.

To register, please follow the link below:

https://checkhimout.ca/event/life-drawing-online/2021-08-12/


Friday, August 13 - HIM Yoga, 7:30 pm, presented by Health Initiative for Men ~ Online

To register, please follow the link below:

https://checkhimout.ca/event/him-yoga-online/2021-08-13/


Sunday, August 15 - Transparent Okanagan Meeting, 11 am - 1 pm.

TransParent provides community consultation, advising and advocacy on issues related to families of trans youth. We also operate a peer support network, monthly meetings, guest speakers and a lending library of books, videos and other resources.

We meet regularly on the third Sunday of every month. To find out more, check out our Facebook Page