highlights from xtra west

Xtra West is Vancovuer’s Lesbian and Gay Biweekly free newspaper. Xtra West has been banned for free distribution at Granville Island and Fraser Valley public libraries, with the ban later rescinded at both Granville Island the the libraries . Here are some recent highlights from their website and print newspaper.

This is a clip, of the late Jane Rule speaking on censorship is from Fiction and Other Truths, a documentary from 1994. Xtra.ca is also hosting a memorial archive for her.

In “Does this guy look like a porn mule?” Marcus McCann offers suggestions on how to avoid having a run in with Canada Border Services Agency over porn on your laptop computer when re-entering Canada. Even if you don’t have gay porn on your laptop, these suggestions might be useful for security for your laptop whilst traveling.


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