What's Happening this week in the Okanagan! September 13 - 19, 2021

Written on 09/12/2021

Events include Proud2Vote, Okanagan Gender Identity Group, Two Spirit Tea, 2 Spirits of BC Talking Circle, Support Queer and Trans Birthing Families, HIM Yoga, and Transparent Okanagan Meeting

Monday, September 13 - Proud2Vote 2021, 7 pm, in partnership with Rainbow Refugee, LOUD Business Association, Pride at Work Canada, and Community Based Research Centre

BC focused federal election townhall, candidates from the four major parties invited:
Confirmed attending:
NDP - Breen Ouellette - Vancouver Centre
Liberals - Dr. Hedy Fry - Vancouver Centre
Conservatives - Hannah Hodson - Victoria
Greens - Dr. Devyani Singh - Vancouver Quadra

To find out more, visit the Facebook Event Page

Tuesday, September 14 - 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, September 14 - Two Spirit Tea - Indigenous Art, 6:30 pm, presented by Rebellious UnicornsUnicorns.LIVE, and thehub.lgbt

Ella and Simma discuss their own artistic outlets and traditional Indigenous Art as well as how art is a modem of healing and connection.

Watch the livestream on Unicorns.LIVE

Tuesday, September 14 - 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 


Wednesday, September 15 - Support Queer and Trans Birthing Families, 10:30 am, presented by Birthing Families Foundation

How can we better support Queer and Trans families throughout their perinatal journeys?
Queer and Trans families exist in our communities and deserve affirming perinatal care. Let's gather and learn together as care providers, doulas and perinatal support folks and learn what we can do to better hold these families during pregnancy, birth and postpartum.
To find out more, visit the Facebook Event Page

Friday, September 17 - HIM Yoga, 7:30 pm, presented by Health Initiative for Men ~ Online

To register, please follow the link below:


Sunday, September 19 - Transparent Okanagan Meeting, 11am, presented by Transparent Okanagan

To find out more, join the Facebook Group