Happy International Anti-Homophobia Day

Yes, that’s right, today is international anti-homophobia day. Lots of things happening around the world to mark this day. I’m going to focus one one small event that happened locally. In Gladstone Secondary on the eastside of Vancouver, a pride/Canadiana flag was flown proudly as students got decked out in all sorts of purple get ups, munched on purple cupcakes and painted/decked the halls all sorts of funky colors. Bright balloons and streamers were everywhere.

Support for LGBTQ youth was at an all time high. Here are a few photos to really get in the spirit. Happy Anti-Homophobia Day!


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About Kurt Heinrich

Who are you? I work as a storyteller. In my spare time I like to volunteer on a variety of environmental and political initiatives as well as help coordinate a soccer team based in the Downtown Eastside. What do you do for fun? I like to cook, cycle, read, chillax, eat French and Japanese food, play with my friends, shoot the breeze with my mom, dad and sisters, explore new and interesting communities, sip the Bump and Grind's delicious Clover brew, and spend time with my lovely red headed partner Theo. What’s your favorite community and why? Right now my favorite community is the Drive. It's hip, happening and varied hosting people as diverse as a Deloitte consultant (you know who you are...) to a stick twirling, leather-homemade-clothes-wearing dude known as "Cloud Man".

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