Salmon Arm Arts Centre is thrilled to announce a special event for 2SLGBTQ+ couples as part of this year’s 2nd annual Salmon Arm Pride Project Arts & Awareness Festival: Pride weddings! On October 24th, the Salmon Arm Art Gallery will be transformed into a Vegas-style wedding chapel for five pairs of lucky lovebirds. Couples can select from weddings, commitment ceremonies, and vow renewals for an intimate gathering of up to 12 guests. Flowers, photography, sparkling toasts, hair and makeup, wedding favours, and even a drag queen flower girl are all available for an inclusive ceremony price of $500 – an amazing deal made possible by the local businesses that support this year’s Festival.
Events include Okanagan Gender Identity Group, Snowflakes & Rainbows, Two Spirit Tea, 2 Spirits of BC Talking Circle, and HIM Yoga
Events include Queerabilities, QueerDog Comedy, Snowflakes & Rainbows, Q+ Crew, Two Spirit Tea, Umbrella Rainbow Group, Best in Show Drag, 2 Spirits of BC Talking Circle, Queer Stitch-Craft, Drag Bingo, SIGVSG - Dating, In Vivid Living Color Drag Show, Vivian Vanderpuss- Cake, Grooming Sessions, Queer Yoga, HIM Yoga, Dinner & Drag, Anthem Friday, Gouda Gabor, Live Music at Friends of Dorothy, and Victoria Rainbow Women Coffee Group.
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How competitive is drag? Ella and Simma will dive into it, from pageants to TV shows, and their impact on queer communities and pop culture.
We asked all candidates running in Kelowna/Lake Country and Central Okanagan/Similkameen/Nicola to answer some questions of concern to the LGBT2Q+ community. These are the answers we received.
We asked all candidates running in Victoria and Esquimalt/Saanich/Sooke to answer some questions of concern to the LGBT2Q+ community. These are the answers we received.
Events include LGBTQ+ Peer Group Vernon, Okanagan Gender Identity Group, Two Spirit Tea, Gender Basics with Evan, 2 Spirits of BC Talking Circle, and HIM Yoga
Events include Queerabilities, QueerDog Comedy, Two Spirit Tea, Gender Basics with Evan, Umbrella Rainbow Group, Best in Show Drag, 2 Spirits of BC Talking Circle, Queer Stitch-Craft, Drag Bingo, Queer Yoga, HIM Yoga, and Victoria Rainbow Women Coffee Group.
Health Initiative for Men (HIM) is excited to announce the launch of our Community Connectors Program. The goal of this new program is to create a team of self-identified GBQ (gay, bisexual, and queer) Two Spirit and gender diverse people across the Interior of BC to assist HIM with implementing a robust online and in -person outreach program.
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In June 1989, when the HIV and AIDS epidemic had ravaged its way across most of the planet, the scientific community congregated in Montreal for the Fifth Annual International AIDS Conference. Delegates from around the world flew in to attend, and though they represented different countries, they shared a commonality: not one of them was afflicted with AIDS.
Shows includes an episode of Two Spirit Tea
Your skin is your canvas, and an artist such as yourself deserves the best foundation on which to create. Not only is it the canvas -- your skin is the largest organ found on the human body. Ella will discuss proper skin care and cleansing regimes for a variety of skin types.
What are your pronouns?
What are your pronouns?
The BCCDC and Interior Health are partnering together on a pilot project to help facilitate access to Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for individuals living in and around Penticton, Nelson, Vernon, Kamloops, Kelowna, and Cranbrook who face barriers to accessing through local means. Eligible clients may be identified through PRICK test events or through local community partners such as HIM, Options for Sexual Health and CBRC.
Green Party Harley Gordon - Esquimalt/Saanich/Sooke answers questions of interest to the LGBT2Q+ community.
The Q+ Crew is a blended online/in-person support group hosted by the Inter-Cultural Association to help racialized and queer youth build community, process their experiences and develop strong mental health practices in a culturally-responsive environment.
Animal Protection Party Jordan Reichert - Victoria answers questions of interest to the LGBT2Q+ community.
Innovative films focus on the lives and experiences of LGBTQI2S+ people
Conservative Tracy Gray - Kelowna-Lake Country answers questions of interest to the LGBT2Q+ community. These answers are printed exactly as answered.
Liberal Sarah Eves - Central Okanagan/Similkameen/Nicola answers questions of interest to the LGBT2Q+ community. These answers are printed exactly as answered.
HAVE YOU HEARD OF MS. VIVIAN VANDERPUSS?