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Roommate needed! September 1st! [Friday
August 26th, 2011 at 1:49pm]

estrellada

I'm a queer, femme, feminist, socialist, anti-oppression enthusiast,
into body-positivity and trans-solidarity, kink and sex-positive (and
believe in having good roommate boundaries). I am a textile and mixed
media artist/crafter. I'm currently working at a queer not-for-profit
arts organization. I am beginning to garden, am ominivorous, invisibly
chronically ill, and a big geek. I like having people over, cooking big
delicious meals, watching movies on the couch and dressing up.

My house is gorgeous and big. It's the main floor of an older but
beautifully cared for detached house. We have high ceilings, lots of
light, beautiful soft-wood floors. It is large 2 bedroom suite on the
main floor of a detached home. There are 2 adjoining living rooms, 1
dining room, a spacious fully-equipped kitchen, back porch and large
bathroom with a clawfoot tub and shower. Coin laundry is in the
basement. There is a flight of stairs from the front entrance to our
suite, and the back porch.

Rent is $786/month &  $15/month for shared wifi internet.

You would have the north bedroom, with small "walk-in" closet. Part of the
living room and all of the dining room can be allocated for an
'office' or work space.

No Smoking, No Furry Pets (I have allergies, sorry!) Not wheelchair accessible. Not MCS friendly.

I'm located on Hastings-Sunrise, on major bus routes to downtown and
Burnaby. Close to the PNE/Playland and parks. There's lots of small
independent groceries stores, 2 drug stores, lots of tasty restaurants
and friendly coffee shops. The neighborhood is fairly quiet but very
convinient, especially if you don't have a car. If you do, there's
permit street parking for residents.

If this is interesting to you or someone you know, please contact me at estrellada@gmail.com


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Advice [Friday
October 15th, 2010 at 10:52pm]

the5ws
Hey all,

I'm new on here, and I wanted to get some advice:
I'm pretty positive I'm genderqueer, or some variation of that, but I'm not sure how to express it in everyday life, or if I even should...

I'm comfortable dressing the way I do now: jeans, loose t-shirt, no chest-binding so the boobs are still evident. My hair is shoulder-length. The other thing I have to consider is that I'm a musician, and taking in as much air as possible is essential for my instrument. And since I'm in classical music, its important to not be visual distracting from the music.

I guess what I'm uncomfortable with is others' perceptions of my gender, especially since I don't feel comfortable buying into the binary gender system, and I do speak up about it with my more conventional friends if it comes up. I'm also worried that identifying myself as genderqueer but not presenting that identity on a 24/7 basis will be seen as hypocritical.

Any suggestions for how to explore and express this?
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tonight at rhizome cafe [Friday
June 15th, 2007 at 12:56pm]

kitchennoise
Film Screening: Embodied Revolution

Friday, June 15th, 8:00pm

The documentary "Embodied Revolution: A National Look at Gender Based and Body Conscious Activism" highlights twenty different activists across the United States engaged in direct action, community organizing, performance art, and everyday revolution. Each tackle a variety of issues from gender stereotyping and discrimination to body image, fat identity, queer femme visibility, transgender rights, representations and objectifications of women in the media, safer communities, and more. Screening followed by a discussion with the filmmaker.

$5-$10 sliding scale, no one turned away for lack of funds


www.rhizomecafe.ca
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[Monday
April 10th, 2006 at 6:05pm]

little_ms_me
Free Range presents.
"Anything That Moves"
a fundraiser for Trans Youth

Friday April 14th
At The Anza Club
#3 West 8th Ave

Featuring a Sassy, Sexy Fashion Show by

"Five is for Riches"
"Carnival Sized Cinnamon"
"nimbleheart"
"Dresses by House of Yes"
"Ironing Board"
plus more.

With DJ's Fembot
And She/lektra

$5 cover
Doors at 10pm
Show at 11:30pm

"Anything That Moves" is a club night and community
event that supports a program for trans youth.
Everyone is welcome...Thanks for your much needed
support!


call out for fashion artists, models, and make-up artistsCollapse )

apologies for crossposting, please delete if against community rules, and please feel free to forward on to anyone who may be interested!
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[Monday
August 8th, 2005 at 2:01pm]

kitchennoise
a friend of mine is looking for a room mate
or a room for rent.

preferably $500 ish or less
and in east van/commercial area
but open to other areas


thanx for any help
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call for submissions(extended deadline)--please distribute widely [Tuesday
July 26th, 2005 at 4:49pm]

mandyology
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS!
PLEASE DISTRIBUTE WIDELY!

Tell us what’s important to your femme cultural heritage.
The Vancouver Femme Affinity Group
(femmeaffinitygroup@yahoogroups.ca)
is putting together volume 3 of our humble zine. We’re looking for submissions of all types on the theme of femme culture and inspiration.

The zine is open to whomever would like to contribute. Femmes from all backgrounds and experiences. Anyone who identifies as femme or feels that femmes have had an impact on their life, or just feels that have something to say about the topic of femme.

For more info or to send submissions please contact:
misslollygag AT gmail DOT com
dramatique AT gmail DOT com
glittermary AT shaw DOT ca (or to order zines 1 & 2)


Deadline for submissions:
September 1st , 2005
All successful contributors will receive a copy of the zine.
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call for submissions--please distribute widely [Wednesday
June 8th, 2005 at 4:26pm]

mandyology
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS!
PLEASE DISTRIBUTE WIDELY!

Tell us what’s important to your femme cultural heritage.
The Vancouver Femme Affinity Group
(femmeaffinitygroup@yahoogroups.ca)
is putting together volume 3 of our humble zine. We’re looking for submissions of all types on the theme of femme culture and inspiration.

The zine is open to whomever would like to contribute. Femmes from all backgrounds and experiences. Anyone who identifies as femme or feels that femmes have had an impact on their life, or just feels that have something to say about the topic of femme.

For more info or to send submissions please contact:
mandykilsby AT yahoo DOT com
dramatique AT gmail DOT com
glittermary AT shaw DOT ca (or to order zines 1 & 2)


Deadline for submissions:
July 15, 2005
All successful contributors will receive a copy of the zine.
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Genderqueer Conference [Sunday
September 12th, 2004 at 7:05pm]

glitterbutch
Subject: queer gender! art! performance! workshops!
skillshare! papers!

*please forward widely*

Call for Art, Performance, Papers, and Workshops

GenderQueer/QueerGenders
Conversations Among Artists, Activists & Academics

University of California, Santa Barbara
February 11, 12, and 13, 2005

GenderQueer/QueerGenders is a multidisciplinary,
multimedia conference that will take place in Santa
Barbara, CA, this coming February. It will be a forum
for people who’ve been thinking about queerness and
gender from different places (institutions, geographic
locations, identities) and through different means
(performance, scholarship, organizing, cultural
politics, etc). The conference will bring together
artists, scholars and activists as equal contributors
to conduct workshops, exhibit and perform art, and
present academic research. A priority of this
conference is to reflect the diversity and complexity
of gender expressions and the meanings gender has in
different racial and cultural locations. To that end,
we particularly encourage proposals by and for people
of color, working-class people, and people with
disabilities.

GenderQueer/QueerGenders will be a forum for
discussing the multiplicity of queer gender identities
as they are experienced and expressed simultaneously
with race, region, class, access, ability and other
identities. One catalyst for this project has been our
collective frustration with the lack of certain
critical discourses about intersections of genders and
sexualities. Specifically, we are concerned about the
limited discourse on “emerging” queer genders
including, for example, queer femininities,
heterosexual queers, and the ways that gaps like these
overlap with existing silences about race, class and
privilege. We fear that these discourses are sometimes
overshadowed by homogenizing “conventional” narratives
of genderqueer and transgender communities. We hope to
create a space to theorize a wider range of queer
genders more fully representative of our identities,
communities, and political/artistic work.

We are seeking a wide range of participants and
therefore are soliciting contributions from across
form and discipline, including:

visual art
video or film
workshops
performance pieces
research presentations
activist and organizational skillshares


Possible points of entry:

genderqueer * disability * race * femme * masculinity
* organizing * science * sex * ‘straight’ queerness *
art, performance and politics * cyber bodies *
genderfuck * misogyny * dance * spoken word * virtual
gender * song * imperialism * paint * photography *
kink * technology * transsexual * BDSM * politics *
sculpture * fat * revolution * attitude * hormones *
body modification * desire * permission * femininity *
lo ho * inclusion * healthcare * social services * law
* embodiment * restriction * FTM * access * love *
star fucking * culture * no ho * language * sex work *
religion * government * education * advocacy * youth *
allies * class * history * transgender * transnational
* DIY * music * images * representation * discourse *
dialogue * critique * feminism * children * GID *
reproduction * intersex * relationships * size *
anti-racism * community * bodies * food * nationalism
* immigration * industry * privacy * identity * public
* MTF * genitalia * zines * privilege * sexual assault
* hate crimes * invisibility * business * patriot act
* civil rights * subvert * age * justice * border
patrol * butch * drag * passing * tranny * chaser *
diaspora * activism * film * nationality * polyamory *
colonialism * marriage * none of the above


HIGHLIGHTS OF THE CONFERENCE WILL INCLUDE THE
FOLLOWING EVENTS

community art project
drag cabaret night
evening of performances
keynote speaker series


HOW TO SUBMIT

Submission deadline is October 15, 2004

To submit a proposal, please send the following to the
email or
snailmail listed below:

For research presentations, send a 300 word
abstract.

For workshop and skillshare proposals, send a 300
word description of your workshop or skillshare ideas.

Visual artists should send samples of work and a
300 word description of their artistic vision.

Performers, filmmakers and other creative artists
should contact us for further information.

If you would like to participate or contribute to
the conference in ways that are not listed here,
please contact us with your ideas.


Email address: gq_qg@riseup.net

Snailmail address:
GenderQueer/QueerGenders Conference
Interdisciplinary Humanities Center
HSSB, 6th floor
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106


GenderQueer/QueerGenders is a graduate student
initiated project based at UCSB, primarily funded by
UCSB’s Interdisciplinary Humanities Center


--
Simone Chess
Graduate Student and Teaching Assistant
UC Santa Barbara
schess@umail.ucsb.edu
schess@smith.alumnae.net
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new community [Monday
April 19th, 2004 at 3:17pm]

da_lil_brat
hey everyone. i made a community awhile ago for queer survivors of child abuse. feel free to join. queer_survivors
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Film On Transsexual Youth This Summer [Sunday
March 28th, 2004 at 10:52pm]

crazy_cara
I thought some of you might be interested in this or know of some people who are. Please pass it along. Thanks :)


Hello,

My name is Audrey Scammell and I am a counsellor with the Zenith Foundation support group in Victoria for transsexual people. I received a call yesterday from Elizabeth Klinck in Ottawa. She is with the CBC. They are going to do a film this summer on transsexual youth. This film will be on CBC in Canada, Channel 4 in Great Britain, and will also be shown on HBO in the United States.

If you know of any young person that is transsexual and is interested in participating in this film, please assure them that their confidentiality will be of utmost importance in this project. If the person wishes to have their face blanked out, not a problem. Or, if they desire a disguise or their voice disguised, once again, not a problem.

Would you please be so kind as to pass this message on to all Youthquest groups across B.C.? Anyone that is interested may contact Elizabeth directly at e.klinck@rogers.com or may e-mail me at audrey.s@shaw.ca if they so wish.

Thanks,
Audrey Scammell (250) 598-9711
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[Friday
March 19th, 2004 at 12:41pm]

feygele
New community for y'all to join: bc_queers

(Spread the word!)
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hey! [Sunday
March 14th, 2004 at 6:39am]

leftside
[ mood | amused ]

hey im josh.
im new to the LJ thing so bear with me haha.
i live in the west end of vancouver and in the midst of the doctors and shrinks and paperwork involved with my transition. its great to see a group like this on LJ tho!
just thought id shout!
HOLLA! haha

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message from moderator... [Friday
March 5th, 2004 at 2:24pm]

da_lil_brat
hey queers...

i've just looked up the community info and noticed that there are a few more people that have joined. i'd like to welcome you all and invite you all to say hi. i don't bite, so come out and be friendly =)
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Spread the word! [Monday
February 23rd, 2004 at 2:56pm]

feygele
I am proud to announce the new Transgender Youth Drop-in in Vancouver!

Meeting the first Monday of every month (first drop-in will be Monday, March 1), 6:30-8:30pm at the 3 Bridges Community Health Centre.

For youth 23 and under, it's a place to meet other youth who are interested in trans stuff, watch trans movies, make art & 'zines, eat free snacks, get info about local resources, and just generally hang out in a space where you can relax and be yourself.

View our poster: http://www.vch.ca/transhealth/youth.pdf
(Feel free to print it off and pass it around!)

Three Bridges is located at 1292 Hornby Street, at Drake.

For more info, contact the Transgender Health Program:
604-734-1514 (Tel and TTY) or transhealth@vch.ca
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[Monday
January 26th, 2004 at 8:59pm]

geoffspelunker
[ mood | content ]

To preface, I have posted this in my my own journal and queerbc by accident. Yep, I'm just that cool.

Hey-o! My name's Liz, and I'm a senior in a Lower Mainland high school though I hope to move onto bigger and better things next year (i.e. SFU to study crim.). I'm between labels at the moment and attempting to find something that fits. I very nearly began transition from female to male last year, but due to some back peddling done by my parents I was eventually was unable to.
Hedwig, confidence and honesty are all awesome. Make it your mantra. Tattoo it to your heart :-)
Anywho, that's about it.
Be well,
Me.

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hallo :) [Monday
January 26th, 2004 at 5:40pm]

halloturtle
[ mood | hopeful ]

okay...*looks around*
c'mon peeps join join join! lol

righto, here be the bio XD

-name: Cookie
-I live in Vancouver (well beautiful Burnaby actually)
-I am a student at BCIT (and our pride club sucks enough monkey butt for me to run to SFU's OOC for resources)
-Alot of the days I identify as something like genderqueer, and even more of those days I dislike labels and the limitations they can potentially put on a person
-To me gender is a very flexible thing, but i find i have a more masculine aura and personality than a feminine one
-i Loooove to drag but i am too shy to perform infront of an audience
-and quite like the ingenious community mod, I am spoken for (and planning on taking full advantage of the pro same-sex marriage attitude of this province :D)
-if you are more curious, check out my lj bio..there be pictures



I cant wait to meet all those lovely genderqueer people here in vancouver and from the rest of this province :)

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[Monday
January 26th, 2004 at 2:15pm]

da_lil_brat
hey,

i'm linc, and i maintain this community. i specifically made this community because i've noticed that there are no communities for people who don't ID as the sex they were born with that live in BC.

so far, im the only member, but i'm hoping that it will pick up with some cross posting and such.
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