This week in (gay) Vancouver

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Join the flannel and bearded set as Portland's infamous Lumbertwink travels north to Vancouver.

A hard-hitting documentary is included in a week filled with parties as we present this week’s picks of things to do in (gay) Vancouver.

Oscar-winning filmmaker Roger Ross Williams’s documentary God Loves Uganda (Apr 15) will screen as part of Reel Causes’s monthly salon of socially conscious films in partnership with The Shanti Uganda Society and the Rainbow Refugee Committee.

God Loves Uganda explores the role of the American Evangelical movement in fueling Uganda's terrifying turn towards biblical law and the proposed death penalty for homosexuality in this enlightening but shocking exposé. Photo: Variance Films / Motto Pictures

God Loves Uganda explores the role of the American Evangelical movement in fueling Uganda’s terrifying turn towards biblical law and the proposed death penalty for homosexuality in this enlightening but shocking exposé. Photo: Variance Films / Motto Pictures

Not So Strictly Ballroom, Vancouver’s same sex ballroom and latin dance organization, goes old-school as it hosts an Easter Bunny Hop (Apr 19) with DJ and instructor Geraldine Goyer (aka GiGi).  An all-levels dance lesson is included and a partner is never required.

Not So Strictly Ballroom, Vancouver's same sex ballroom and latin dance organization, hosts an Easter Bunny Hop with DJ and instructor Geraldine Goyer (aka GiGi).

Not So Strictly Ballroom, Vancouver’s same sex ballroom and latin dance organization, hosts an Easter Bunny Hop with DJ and instructor Geraldine Goyer (aka GiGi).

Portland’s infamous night for flannel rubs and beardy fun Lumbertwink (Apr 20) travels north to Vancouver for one big night with special guest DJ NARK from Seattle.  The evening also features Lumbertwink Portland photographer, Wayne Bund and Vancouver’s own DJ Jay Douglas, plus go-go lumberjacks and 100s of furry faces.

Join the flannel and bearded set as Portland's infamous Lumbertwink travels north to Vancouver.

Join the flannel and bearded set as Portland’s infamous Lumbertwink travels north to Vancouver.

Plus a couple of other events we’re excited about this week:

  • Hershe Bar (Apr 17), Vancouver’s popular women’s party, continues at Red Room Ultra featuring She-jays Riki Rocket and Jenna J.
  • DJ Nikki Fever and DJ Killdear present a one-night only evening of Queer Disco (Apr 22) at the Astoria Pub.

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