VPD Working to Better Serve Trans* People.

Trans* issues are the hot LGBTQ+ topic right now, as many activist groups and individuals are making a serious push for equal rights and safe spaces for trans* people. And, in stark contrast to the bathroom insanity in America, Canada is working to increase its protections for our trans* citizens. On April 27th, BC MLA Spencer…

Eadweard : A Study in Motion AND Emotion.

(Above: Michael Eklund as Eadweard, and Sara Canning as his wife, Flora.) The BC Film Eadweard, a biopic about Eadweard Muybridge by writer/director Kyle Rideout and writer/producer Josh Epstein, is fast taking over film festivals around the world. Based on the the Electric Company’s play Studies in Motion, (written by Governor General Award winner Kevin Kerr),…

Vancouver Pups say, “Come out and play!”

For the members of the puppy play community in Vancouver, there is MUCH to celebrate this weekend.  Not only is the local community leader – Pup Figaro – the current Northwest Puppy titleholder, but he just brought home the International Puppy title as well.  And, capping off all the excitement in town, Vancouver is the…

BABE BANG: A new kind of Ladies Night comes to Vancouver.

  Lock up your daughters, girlfriends, wives, sisters, and – scratch that – let them ALL out to play because a whole new sex/dance/play party is here for ALL the ladies in Vancouver.  Hot on the heels of some very sexy ladies-only events during Pride, this night is sure to get steamy.  If you’re a woman – cis…

HUMP! Fest: Putting sex into a cinema near you.

Dan Savage is well known for his column Savage Love, and for being the co-creator of the It Gets Better Project.  What a smaller percentage of the population knows, is that he also created an amateur porn festival called HUMP! Unlike what one would typically expect from a festival of this sort, the selections cover a wide…

Burlesque Beauties Baring It ALL: A First for Vancouver

Vancouver, BC, is widely considered to be to burlesque what Seattle was to grunge, and two local ladies are making sure to keep it that way.  On Saturday, June 21st, they are presenting an ALL NUDE REVUE at The Rio Theatre, that is sure to leave the audience awestruck and aroused. Local stars Lola Frost…

RON KEARSE: Shameless Gay Canadian Writer.

Ron Kearse is new in the world of published authors, but he’s accomplished something rare for any writer: he’s had three books published within one year.  This Thursday, Ron’s second book in his trilogy will be launched, along with his beautiful book of photography Lost History, Vancouver street art in 1985, with text and photos…

Sex Positive’s Very Own Alternative Advice Column

Our very own VIBRATO is ready to answer any and all questions you have about kink and all things kinky! He has been around the Vancouver BDSM scene since 1992, and has experimented with many types of play, from flogging, to pegging, to Chinese water torture. Over the years, Vibrato has tried everything he was…

PupLuvyvr & The Evolution of Leather.

The Vancouver Leather scene is about to go through a metamorphosis.  It’s one that has been quietly growing, and now, it is about to burst onto the scene.  Pupluvyvr is a local event producer, a very passionate Leatherman, and fetishist.  He believes in both of those communities (Leather and Fetish) with real fire, and it’s…