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Five queer love songs for Valentine’s Day

Here’s a playlist of five songs by queer artists to listen to whether or not you’ve got someone to cozy up to this Valentine’s Day.
Paparazzi nightclub

Gay bar to cautionary tale: The Paparazzi story

Recently Paparazzi nightclub’s status as a distinctly queer space has diminished, the LGBTQ+ community is feeling the loss.
Photo by Sie Douglas-Fish.

The rise of anti-queer sentiment isn’t just an American problem

Another Pride Month has come and gone, but not before The Human Rights Campaign issued a state of emergency for LGBTQ2S+ people in America. The state of emergency followed on…
Carla GLOOP, photo by Sam Gehrke.

OUTstages: A queer celebration

2023 marks the ninth year of Victoria’s OUTstages, a theatre festival with a focus on Queer Art by Queer Artists.
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UVic Chair in Transgender Studies renewed for five more years

The UVic Chair and Transgender Studies has been approved for a new five-year term by the university’s senate. Over the last five years, the Chair has compiled the largest collection…
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Uncovering the spectrum of asexuality

The Hidden ‘A’ in LGBTQ2SIA+ Although awareness of the LGBTQ2S+ community is common, asexuality is often left undiscussed and those that identify on the asexual spectrum can feel forgotten.  The…
queerpub

Queering the Pub

Pubs and bars are great places to meet and harbour communities. But for many in the LGBTQ+ community, some venues can feel intimidating and unwelcoming, or be outrightly so. Here…

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