The Really Gay History Tour

Last updated on
Tuesday, August 18th, 2020
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Program Description

It's time for Vancouver's secrets to come out of the closet. The wild, untold history of Vancouver's LGBTQ2+ community comes alive through stories of struggle, unity, and celebration on an adventure through Downtown and the West End. You'll meet a history of outrageous drag queens, book store bombings and the unsung heroes who forever changed the social fabric of our city.

Big Ideas
  • Collective identity is constructed and can change over time.
  • Disparities in power alter the balance of relationships between individuals and between societies.
  • Emerging ideas and ideologies profoundly influence societies and events.
  • The physical environment influences the nature of political, social, and economic change.
  • COVID Precautions
    - Strict limit on group size of 12. - Walking tours will take place completely outside. - Social distancing practiced throughout the tour. That means maintaining six feet distance between attendees and the guide. - Zero physical contact between students or chaperone and the guide. - Mask wearing encouraged for students that prefer to wear masks. - Anyone feeling ill, or who has been in contact with anyone ill in the previous two weeks, should not attend.
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    Teachers and chaperones attend free!

    Additional Notes

    Duration: 2 hours