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Eighteen law enforcement officers oppose casino expansion

Corruption, addiction, petty crime. Entrenched gangs. Organized crime. More of all of the above. This concerns a group of eighteen law enforcement officers from across Canada, who have written the...

Fukushima radiation leak and government response causes anxiety in Japan

An email from a Tokyo resident from last week revealed the level of anxiety some Japanese are feeling regarding the information flow from the government about radiation contamination from the...

Tsunami leaves scant trace of Vancouver woman's friends and family

In the aftermath of the tsunami in Japan, many of us are anxiously waiting by the phone in hopes of hearing from our family and friends.   One of the cities effected by the tsunami was my...

Missing Women Commissioner Oppal survives uncomfortable pre-hearing

Downtown Eastside activists did not hold back their criticisms of Wally Oppal and his Missing Women Commission of Inquiry at the Commission’s Pre-Hearing on Wednesday night. Over 100 people...

Sister Watch town halls continue at Carnegie

Pungent incense filled the air at the Carnegie Theatre on Main and Hastings Streets, as the Vancouver Police Department hosted a third town hall at the Carnegie Community Centre on Friday....

Vandalization of Xtra West LGBTQ newspaper boxes reeks of hate crime

Another potential hate crime on our streets?

The year in GAY news

In 2010, we saw public displays of homophobia and public displays of affection.

This week in gay news

Gay-hate on the rise in Africa and some idiot pissed all over the LGBT books at a Harvard Library. I'm not impressed.

This week in gay news

Epic FAIL from the United Nations leads this wrap up...

What's making gay news

A weekly round-up of all the gay news that really matters. What's making headlines here in Vancouver and around the world.