Ottawa Xtra

How this Pride event celebrated queer and trans people of colour in Vancouver

8 August 2017 - 8:28pm
‘A lot of us, including myself, are not feeling safe at Pride anymore,’ says organizer of 2SQTILGBiPoC Pride Celebration

Don’t use missing gay men as an excuse for gentrification

8 August 2017 - 5:41pm
Putting the most vulnerable people under increased police scrutiny isn’t going to make anyone safer

Why Vancouver’s Queer Film Festival is shining a spotlight on queer filmmakers of colour

8 August 2017 - 4:29pm
‘Queer people of colour are not a monolith,’ says co-artistic director

Bourbon, Belfast and intractable problems

8 August 2017 - 1:26pm
Your Daily Package of newsy and naughty bits from around the world

13 photos of beautiful individuality from Vancouver’s Dyke March 2017

7 August 2017 - 6:34pm
As queer women and allies claim their space on the Drive

Why Justin Trudeau skipped Vancouver’s Pride parade

7 August 2017 - 12:45am
Meanwhile BC’s new premier makes his mark, and a group of protesters turn their back on Vancouver police

13 photos of love and resistance from Vancouver’s Trans March 2017

5 August 2017 - 11:11pm
As trans, two-spirit, genderqueer people and allies take over Commercial Drive

Myles Gray and Hudson Brooks are dead. BC police are dead silent

4 August 2017 - 7:48pm
As Vancouver police and the RCMP prepare to walk in Pride, consider the people they’ve killed

Rentboys, Belfast and homosexual behaviour

4 August 2017 - 6:17pm
Your Daily Package of newsy and naughty bits from around the world

I roleplayed as a door-to-door canvasser to fulfil my client’s desires (Part 2)

4 August 2017 - 12:01pm
It’s an odd experience to have the empty eyes of nearly 200 masks staring at you while you’re trying to get off

Party organizers prepare for possible fentanyl overdoses at Pride

3 August 2017 - 8:12pm
Denim Vest, Pumpjack, The Junction and the Pride Society all have kits just in case

Toronto police tell a concerned crowd there’s no evidence tying the recent cases of two gay missing men

3 August 2017 - 6:00pm
But many community members at The 519 town hall not convinced

Seven queer performances to catch at SummerWorks 2017

3 August 2017 - 11:58am
With LGBT works ranging from disability, culture, BDSM and masculinity, you won’t want to miss what this year has to offer

Out in Toronto: Aug 3–9, 2017

3 August 2017 - 11:00am
Choice events in the city this week

Out in Vancouver for Pride: Aug 3–8, 2017

2 August 2017 - 7:48pm
Choice events for Pride weekend

Same-sex marriage illustrates how Canada got it right on rights

2 August 2017 - 4:10pm
While it’s important to recognize the gaps in our struggle for equality, the moment we take our achievements for granted, we risk losing them

Blyss Nightclub shuts its doors eight months after opening

1 August 2017 - 4:15pm
‘Business needs support from the community to exist,’ says owner Harry Singh

Nigerian arrests, branding and backbenchers

1 August 2017 - 11:33am
Your Daily Package of newsy and naughty bits from around the world

Out in Ottawa: Aug 1–15, 2017

1 August 2017 - 11:00am
Choice events in the city

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