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Vancouver International Film Festival Picks for Day 12: Monday

Mike Leigh’s new film Another Year is my best pick for today but check out some others too, including some great repeats. (read more)

Can we have more Pride? Yes! More photos and stories from the Gay Pride Parade

One of the beautiful drag queens at the Pride parade. She could barely walk a foot without people wanting to take a photo with her. I'm not sure how she kept the pink hair on her head?

NYE: Five Scenarios, Five Dress Codes

NYE and how to be fashionably forward no matter if you're dealing with kids or fag hags. 5 likely NYE events and how you should dress to impress, the countdown starts NOW!

Trusted But Not Nice – A Woman and her Gay Man Friend

The truth ain't pretty - and your gay man friend is happy to tell you why.

Our Dear Friend Will Never Be the Same Again

Hundreds of concerned citizens gathered to protest a gay bashing that occurred on March 13 in Vancouver's West End, leaving a beloved community member in critical condition. City council members...

A Marriage in Victoria, and Set Up for Gay Pride Parade

On Denman Street, an hour before the Gay Pride Parade of 2008, people were lining the sidewalks with folding chairs and securing their tables at Delaney's. A parade official sped up the street on a...