LGBT

Search for trans-sensitive and competent health care often frustrating, hurtful

TORONTO — Canada's health-care system may be built on the premise of equal access for all, but the transgender community says the provision of services for those who don't conform to traditional...

Olympians walk with Pride in Vancouver

Vancouver’s Pride Parade could not have come at a better time for a city cementing  its reputation as one of the most tolerant in the world. On Sunday, just weeks after Russia passed anti-gay...

Affordable housing proposal for gay and lesbian seniors receives grant funding

Vancity and the BC Ideas competition come through with funding for Dignity House

Vancouver punk rockers Childsplay sweep the West with anti-bullying tour

The Mohican-haired lead singer leaped across the stage, screaming into the mike and slamming on his guitar as his drummer let loose his machine-gun blast beats in the finest traditions of Vancouver...

Gay Pride Parade paints Vancouver rainbow colours: slide show

The streets of downtown Vancouver were transformed into a sea of bright feather boas, glitter, and colourful budgie-smugglers as a crowd of over half a million people from around the world gathered...

In One Person: A Romance Novel for the 21st Century

It is a Harlequin Romance 2.0; a romance novel from the LGBTQ generation. And yet, it is so much more.

Gay teenagers and suicide: does it get better?

Gay youth are four times as likely as their straight counterparts to commit suicide. How can society reverse this horrible statistic?

Eric James Borges, gay teen filmmaker, takes his life one month after making 'It Gets Better' video

"My name was not Eric, but 'Faggot...I was stalked, spit on, ostracized, and physically assaulted,'" said 19-year-old filmmaker Eric James Borges, speaking for an "It Gets Better" video to support...

Gay teen filmmaker Eric James Borges commits suicide one month after making 'It Gets Better' video

Despite encouraging other youth not to give up, a young filmmaker succumbs to suicide after a lifetime of rejection and bullying.