Here are some of our top gay news picks from October 20th to October 26th:
Local Vancouver News
- Davie Village aims to grow from gay roots: Vancouver’s Davie Village leaders hope to launch a plan by November that doesn't just celebrate the history of what was once the city’s only “gaybourhood,” but also aims to attract new locals and tourists.
- West End Community Plan (PDF)
- Civility in transit: Are we rude when we drive and ride?: From road rage to texting at the wheel, distractions are eroding behaviour of B.C. residents. Includes a short interview with Julie Lee from Melriches Coffee in the Village.
- Support pours in for gay N.S. man left paralyzed after stabbing: We also recommend donating to help the victim of this attack, Scott Jones.
- The 7th Annual International Day of Action for Trans Depathologization
- Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz Explains 'Gay' To Her Son
- NYET: A Cabaret of Concerned Canadians: In May 2013, Russian President Vladimir Putin ushered in new anti-gay legislation that has received public outcry worldwide. Zee Zee enters the conversation with a cabaret of new work by esteemed queer and allied playwrights from across the country. Buy tickets for NYET on October 27th.
- Theatre review: Armstrong’s War is a refreshing take on the war hero genre
Gay / LGBTQ History
- 'Homo History,' Photo Collection Compiled By Jeffrey Gent, Showcases Vintage Shots Of Gay Couples
- Don’t Repeat the Past. Learn Your Gay History: OutHistory tells stories about the queer past, about people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender. It uncovers histories of same-gender love and of gender crossing in the recent and distant past.