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Deadpool jokes again; Jane Fonda reads in Book Club, and two modern icons explain their missions
Also: an artist’s intense struggles, two gay love stories and a bad doggie.
May 18th, 2018
Women in films this week: spying, hosting, feeling guilty, living transgender and filling an entire festival
And there are these alternatives: Boost, a Canadian film that should be better known, Nostalgia, about our memories and possessions and Death Wish, a blast of gun porn
Mar 2nd, 2018
At PuSh festival, hometown militants soliloquize
"Take it to the streets!" A pair of diverse rallying cries.
Jan 28th, 2016
The Belonging Project explores what it takes to belong in Vancouver
The Belonging Project explores what it takes to belong in Vancouver by introducing viewers to their neighbours.
Sep 15th, 2015
Justin Trudeau and LGBTQ activists march in the 2014 Pride Parade: photos
Activists, members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community, supporters, tourists, and politicians packed the streets from Robson Street to Sunset Beach at the 2014 Vancouver...
Valentina Ruiz Leotaud
Aug 3rd, 2014
VIFF picks for Monday and Tuesday
There’s droll and oddball humor in the popular Dutch film Matterhorn
Sep 30th, 2013
Colorado couple recounts fight for rights of transgender daughter
When Coy Mathis was five, she informed her parents that she was a girl. This may seem like a pointless statement and obvious fact, except for one small matter: Coy is biologically male. Born a boy,...
Mar 5th, 2013
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.
Jul 9th, 2012
Miss Universe Canada pulls contestant Jenna Talackova off website... for being transgendered?
A few days ago, Jenna Talackova was going to be Miss Universe Canada's first transgendered contestant. Since then, her profile has been pulled from the beauty pageant's official site. What gives?
Mar 22nd, 2012
Same-sex marriages 'should be valid,' law to change: Justice minister
Ottawa blames Liberals, vows to change Canada's marriage laws after government lawyers argue that up to 5,000 same-sex marriages invalid.
David P. Ball
Jan 13th, 2012