On Being Gay

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When did you choose to be straight?

So...when did you choose to be straight? That's the question that Travis Nuckolls and Chris Baker asked people on the streets of Colorado Springs. It's an argument of nature versus nurture. See what...

Why I wrote "Jesus was a Fag"

Hello. My name is Jaimie. I live in East Van. I’m formerly religious, and presently queer, and I wrote a song about it. The Vancouver Observer very graciously offered me a chance to write a response...

From Commercial Drive to the House of La Douche, Zoe Broomsgrove shapes hair... and queer culture

So you’re new in town and want to find out what’s hip and cool in the queer scene in Vancouver? Start by checking out Zoho Salon & Lock Shop (1708 East 4th Avenue, just off Commercial Drive...

School starts, homophobia radar on

While I’ve spent the last couple of years teaching in local high schools, this September I have done something that reminds me a little of what the kids I teach have to go through on a regular basis...

Fighting homophobia in schools

As I venture into summer my year goes through a drastic change. I switch from the constantly working busy caterpillar to a relaxed social butterfly. This means sipping lattés at noon in the midday...
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