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queer noize is a ‘For Us, By Us’ podcast that is made by the LGBTQIA2S+ Collective at CiTR for the LGBTQIA2S+ community. You can subscribe…

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Evan Michael Sproat

Life flows through inanimate objects.

I remember when I first encountered Evan Michael Sproat’s work circa 2016. Being a transplanted prairie chicken myself, I thought it had made such a…

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DEVOURS: Jeff Cancade

I met with Jeff Cancade, AKA Devours, in Our Town Cafe, a small and sweet restaurant on Broadway. The music in the background and Cancade’s…

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Nicholas Krgovich

“Much like the rest of Krgovich’s discography, it’s a relaxing listen, but hides depths both emotional and musical.”

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An Open Letter

I was brought up in a middle-class, mixed race home. We had money. We owned a boat. That doesn’t equate to whiteness. I am still Gwich’in.

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BATHHOUSE TO THE FUTURE

A Wet & Wild Look at Gay Spaces in Vancouver

“Before money and amenities, any sort of warm night in the woods could play home to Vancouver’s earliest bathhouse experiences. I have even heard some epic stories from decades ago of spontaneous orgies behind the Vancouver Aquatic Centre on Beach Avenue.”

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ART PROJECT || Shannon Lester

“Shannon’s work explores issues surrounding the body, identity, portraiture, and gender politics. His work aligns with pop surrealism, magical realism and low brow art.”

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COCONUTZ & BANANAS

TOWARDS A TROPICAL TRANS PARTY UTOPIA

“I just decided to create what I would hope to be a utopia where […] you can come and celebrate your body, because your body is uniquely you. It’s part of your experience, it’s part of what makes you the beautiful you that you are.”