Topic: pride and progress


Trans-friendly barbershop cuts through complexity of gendered hair issues

A barbershop in East Vancouver serves as a safe space for the city's trans community and provides hairstyles that help people express their preferred gender.

Indigenous voices head up Vancouver's 2018 Pride Parade

Vancouver Pride Parade Grand Marshals, William Flett and Lulu Gurney will represent all of those who contributed to 'A Mile In Our Moccasins' — a short film about the lived experiences of Indigenous youth living with HIV.

From Kenneth to Kendall: The transformation of a drag queen

Drag performance has made its way into mainstream culture, but the art has been celebrated by the LGBT community for decades. What does it take to transform oneself? We check in with Vancouver's Kendall Gender to find out.
Pride and Progress

Sobriety finds its place in Pride, thanks to Clean, Sober and Proud advocates

This year, 19-year-old Ryan Wilson will march in the Pride Parade clean and sober for the first time.

Vancouver Pride Parade marshal chronicled LGBT movement for over 40 years

Ron Dutton created the B.C. Gay and Lesbian Archives in 1976 and amassed over three quarter of a million items over the years: photos, posters, audio recordings, videos and more.
Pride and Progress

Rallying for LGBT-inclusive curriculum brings mother, daughter closer together

B.C.'s new Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) curriculum was controversial and divisive in several of the school districts when it was first introduced but, for one mother and daughter, it was something that brought them closer together.

Ahead of Pride, Kamloops man says city has a tolerance problem

​A Kamloops man's social media post describing his experiences of street harassment has prompted discussion about acceptance of LGBT people in the Southern Interior ahead of the city's second annual pride parade.

Join CBC Vancouver at the Vancouver Pride Parade

Join us along the parade route and Sunset Beach on Sunday, August 5th

Vancouver proclaims 2018 'Year of the Queer,' raises flags at city hall

Pride Flag and Trans Flag will fly outside of Vancouver City Hall through the summer in honour of contributions from the LGBTQ community.