People with non-binary or ﬂuid gender identities often prefer they/them to avoid a lengthy explanation of their gender expression or daily updates on the binary pronouns they currently prefer. Here are some helpful tips and advice from WOQ blogger Yvonne Hanson.
Volunteers can do anything from taking tickets and stamping hands, to moving objects, to sitting on committees to help with planning. Small things. Big things. Every little bit helps and while you're contributing to your community, guess what? You'll be meeting new and interesting people. Summer is Pride season and there are hundreds of positions waiting for volunteers.
Dating women is different from dating men. This is mostly an awesome thing, but can be a bit disorienting at first. The strategies you might have learned or been told to find a man to date don't work as well with women. Luckily there are other strategies that do.
In a unanimous council vote on May 14, the City of Vancouver has declared 2018 the Year of the Queer in honor of the anniversaries of 15 LGBTTQ Community Groups. An official proclamation and launch event is set to take place on May 23.
Women and food, inexpensive and community focussed, the lesbian potluck has been a staple of lesbian culture for many years. It's been the subject of jokes by lesbian comedians and the topic of at least one film webseries. Why do we lesbians love our potlucks so much?
If you look up ‘walking daily’ on Google, you’ll find all sorts of reasons why a daily walk is good for you. You’ll read that it prevents dementia, helps you lose weight, strengthens your heart, lowers the risk of disease, and more. But part of me, the part that used to train 6 days a week, laughed at the idea that a 30 minute walk could have any significant impact on someone’s health.
Any couple in BC needs to do three things to get married – get a license, hire an officiant and have a ceremony witnessed two others and the marriage commissioner, and get that marriage registered. Sophia walks us through the steps.
They wore tattered evening gowns. Some were dressed as monks, others as clowns. Many of the girls wore mini-skirts. They had on multi-coloured stockings and wore necklaces of shells and beads.They flew kites, sniffed incense, munched little frozen apples, burned joss sticks and stood in groups talking about how they hate hate.