2016 PRIDE SPECIAL : Thursday Roundup

The 38th Annual Vancouver Pride season is filled with almost every kind of event you could think of, and maybe a few more. And while it’s easy to find pictures of hot, young things partying, what’s harder to find is pictures of the heart of Pride… the people and events that touch us all, and…

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…

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…

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…

A Fly On The Pride Flag.

It is no surprise that Canada, Vancouver in particular, is leaps and bounds ahead of most places in terms of the rights and freedoms of the LGBT community. As somebody who was very much involved with the small gay scene in Ireland, I was curious and excited to see what Vancouver had to offer. Lady…