Out! and about – awareness events in Vancouver this weekend

This Saturday, October 23, local businesses in Vancouver will donate a portion of their proceeds for Out in Schools so they can reach even more students this school year. By supporting these businesses you can send an Out in Schools facilitator to rural regions of BC including Nelson, 100 Mile House, Salt Spring Island, First Nations reserves and more.

HomoCulture Brian Webb

This article was published on October 22nd, 2010

This Saturday, October 23, local businesses in Vancouver will donate a portion of their proceeds for Out in Schools so they can reach even more students this school year. By supporting these businesses you can send an Out in Schools facilitator to rural regions of BC including Nelson, 100 Mile House, Salt Spring Island, First Nations reserves and more. With your support and generosity you can let BC’s Queer youth know that they are not alone. More details here.

Participating businesses:

  • La Brasserie
  • Canvas Lounge
  • Caya Store
  • Celebrities Nightclub
  • The Corner Suite
  • 560 Night Club
  • The Fountainhead Pub
  • J Lounge
  • The Junction
  • Mine:Stylesourse
  • Munch Restaurant
  • Numbers Cabaret
  • Pacific Sun Co.
  • Pumpjack Pub
  • Spruce Body Lab

At 5:30pm, head to Emery Barnes Park at Richards and Davie for Vancouver Vigil for Ending Homophobic Bullying. Thanks to the Vancouver Parks Board and Qmunity, Emery Barnes Park, named after a great civil rights advocate, will be the site for a candle light vigil. Joane-E will be in the park leading the event.

Later that evening, from 7:30 – 11:00pm there is also the Gay-Straight Alliance Night at the West Fraser Ballroom at the Compass Point Hotel, 9860 King George Blvd(Hwy), in Surrey. It’s a free event, however donations are being accepted for Egale and MyGSA. More information here.

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