Vancouver bookstores, just like the old books crammed onto their shelves, contain some strange stories of their own. Some of our favourite bookstores are listed below, in the latest installment of the Forbidden Five. Just passing by its windows is sometimes enough to stop the group in its tracks. Just look at the piles of books here! Piles on top of other piles, rising to the ceiling. Stacks of books on the floor, on the stairs, everywhere you look.
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Long before Vancouver Men in Leather had its kick off party in , a great deal of thought and planning went into the creation of the club and what it wanted to offer the community. Peter Beauchamp is the man behind Vancouver Men in Leather. He had the vision and drive to form a new leather club. Peter had an extensive network of friends and contacts. He personally invited six close peers to meet each other and create that club.
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For 30 days, virtually every product you can buy comes in a rainbow motif, TV commercials for everything from beverages to cars trumpet their company's support of the LGBTQ community, and we see stories about LGBTQ people splashed across the media. But the community doesn't just emerge once a year. Increased visibility during Pride month shouldn't serve as an annual check-in, but a starting point to expand what your media consumption looks like all year long. These books by gay authors and LGBTQ writers and books with gay characters show us that our literary journeys can be as beautifully diverse as the world we live in.