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Here’s a mega list of 2SLGBTQ+ events during Pride Month in Vancouver

Happy Pride Month!

Vancouver is very proud of its 2SLGBTQ+ community and the city is showing support through the big and little things (like having a 2SLGBTQ-only micro-wedding day at City Hall). 

Queer events happen around Vancouver throughout the year, but this month is special, so we’ve put together a mega roundup of all the 2SLGBTQ+ events happening around town.

We’ll be updating this list as more events are announced, so bookmark this page and check back often.

 

Brandy Mars LGBTQ Art Exhibit

Vancouver queer artist Brandy Mars is putting on her first solo art exhibition. The paintings depict three local lesbian couples’ love in an intimate, romantic way. 

When: June 4 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: The Garden – 868 East Hastings

Cost: Free (unless you purchase her work)

5X Pride

DJs, drag queens and a film screening, this event is a celebration and discussion for the queer community.

When: June 17 from 6 p.m. to midnight

Where: The Beaumont Studios – 316 West 5th Ave

Cost: $20

Queer Arts Festival

This year’s festival, dubbed HAUNTINGS, explores what colonial culture attempted to erase through a Queer context. The lineup includes an art party on a Chinatown rooftop, visual art exhibitions, walking tours, performances, screenings and drag.

When: June 18 through July 8 with various lineup dates

Where: various galleries and locations around Vancouver

Cost: There are both free and paid events

Burgers and Beers with a Side of Queer

A ticket will get you one burger and beer, queer entertainment and entry for raffle prizes. 100 per cent of proceeds go towards a lesbian refugee family being sponsored by Rainbow Refugee Society.

When: June 22 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Where: Mary’s on Davie – 1202 Davie St

Cost: $27

Drag Shows

UBC Drag – June 8 from 7 p.m. at Koerner’s Pub (1758 West Mall)

THEY/THEM/THEIRS: A Non-Binary Drag Showcase – June 11 from 8-11 p.m. at The Vault Cafe (499 Wallace St)

Tainted Presents: Hellbound – June 10 from 9:45 p.m. to 2 a.m. at 550 Malkin Ave

The Icon Series: Ashnikko – June 6 from 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. at 1181 Davie St 

Glitch’Drag – June 14 from 8-9:30 p.m. at Glitch Retro Arcade Bar (2287 West Broadway)

Drag Brunches

Drag Brunch with Carmen Dior + Guests – June 18 at 11 a.m. at The GPO Bar + Kitchen (136 West Cordova St)

Lamplighter Drag Brunch – June 26 from 12-2 p.m. at Lamplighter (92 Water St)

This article is updated weekly



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