Year of the Queer

2018 marks the celebration of significant anniversaries for 15 LGBTQ community organizations in Vancouver and a staff report at Tuesday afternoon’s council meeting recommended the city recognize the contributions made by these organizations.

One such organization on Davie Street, celebrating 35 years of business, is the Little Sisters Bookstore.

Abby Hipolito has been with Little Sisters for more than ten years and expressed her thoughts on the stores 35th anniversary.

We’re very honoured to be part of the Year of the Queer. We’ve-Little Sisters has a history of being like, you know, a center of Queer everything. It’s good to see this kind of rec- uh this kind of like, recognition, um, but for us it’s honestly another day.

During this year’s annual Pride Week Mayor Gregor Robertson will read a proclamation designating the Year of the Queer.

For Evolution 1079, I’m William Cook.

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