Dr. $25, advance registration required. lezhookup.com
Vatican Pride Pray at the altar of the leathermen and hope they forgive you for your sins — or punish you, if that’s what you prefer. 8pm–2am. Club 8x6, 1775 Haro St. $20. thevaticanparty.com.
SUN, JULY 20 HP Sauce Spend the afternoon on the patio at Heaven’s Door. 3pm. Heaven’s Door, 1216 Bute St. heavensdoor.ca.
Redneck Sunday Let your inner cowboy or cowgirl loose at The Bourbon’s new Sunday club night, hosted by “country fried queen” Shanda Leer. 9pm–midnight. The Bourbon, 50 Cordova St. $10. thebourboncountry.com
Queer Arts Fest opening — Roundhouse Community Centre, Wed, July 23 ZANELE MUHOLI
MON, JULY 21 GPS: Gay Poz Sex Positive Living BC presents a weekly sexual health program for gay and bisexual HIVpositive men, facilitated by other gay HIV-positive men. 6:30–8:30pm. Positive Living BC, 1107 Seymour St. Free. gaypozsex.org.
Hominum Whether you’re gay, bisexual or questioning, Hominum offers a weekly safe space for men to informally discuss the challenges of being married, separated or single. 7:30– 9:30pm. Rotating locations throughout the Lower Mainland. Free. hominum.ca.
Queer Arts Festival Opening Night Vancouver’s annual Queer Arts Festival kicks off three weeks of art, performances, workshops and cultural celebration with the launch of the curated exhibition Queering the International and the Pride in Art community exhibition. Opening party, 7–10pm. Roundhouse Community Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews. Free. Festival runs until Sat, Aug 9. For the full schedule of events, go to queerartsfestival.com.
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Rainbow Support Group
1335 Howe Street Vancouver, BC, V6Z 1R7
Qmunity offers a bimonthly safe space for self-identiﬁed women to explore their identities and relationships. 7–9pm. Qmunity, 610-1033 Davie St. Free. qmunity.ca.
BC’s Alzheimer Society offers a support group for LGBT caregivers and those caring for LGBT people with dementia. Call 604-675-5153 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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