Halifax • 2020-04-24 • Story & Photos By Bruce Bishop • Special to Wayves
Bruce Bishop (he/him/his) is a Halifax-based freelance writer who has had articles and photographs published in print and online in Canada, the USA, the UK and Australia since 1994. His focus had been and continues to be the international travel industry, and in Wayves we'll initially read some of his insights on gay-friendly places he's visited around the world. Future stories will include profiles of interesting people in our community, but always with a global outlook.
2020-04-015 • Staff • Halifax
On Wednesday, April 15, Jeff Douglas of CBC Halifax Mainstreet interviewed Jason Spurrell, Rouge Fatale.
Pride organizations around the world have come together to organize a ‘Global Pride’ event on Saturday, 27 June, 2020, in response to the hundreds of Pride celebrations that have been cancelled or postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Portrait of a Lady on Fire (Portrait de la Jeune Fille en Feu) is a historical romance that does well to portray the feeling of love.
The Federal Government of Canada has introduced Bill C-8, which will ban "Conversion Therapy", the (all-too-frequently religiously based) attempt to turn homosexuals into heterosexuals.
ACNS says, "In light of COVID-19 developments, ACNS regrets to announce that we will be postponing our March 19th event - BMO Bid for Life. Details on the rescheduling to be determined. For updates check our event web page or our Facebook event page."
I connected with Boys In The Band deeply from the very beginning. When I saw the 1970 film as a teen, I saw the first depiction of a bunch of gay men leading sort of normal lives.
Once again, Halifax Pride is soliciting input from the elders community about which activities they're interested in, and which they are not. Pride is months away (Thursday July 16, 2020 to Monday, July 26, 2019) but plans have been long underway. The format is similar to last years' survey:
A review of the new history of LGB activism in Nova Scotia, Before The Parade, by Rebecca Rose
In late 2019, Hold Fast Café opened in Halifax's north end. Owner Ian MacLeod describes it as "a small but cute start-up, a space where everyone feels welcome."