Trans individuals are at a much higher risk of sexual and domestic violence than their non-trans counterparts, and yet according to research published in 2004, only 10 per cent of surveyed centres and transition houses had or were developing trans-specific policies and training. In the mini-doc above, I explore the way transgender individuals still face prejudice today at sexual assault centres and transition houses across the province.
Vancouver fashion made its triumphant return last week with bursts of colourful plumage and eye-catching designs to be found both on and off the runway.
Hundreds flocked to the Chinese Cultural Centre on East Pender for Vancouver Fashion Week [VFW] where collections by design houses like Allison Wonderland and Connally McDougall came to life. Continue reading
Street lights, fleet nights
Stark ambered in the morning blue
Would that my aperture
Had berth enough to capture
The least of you