Creator of The Really Gay History Tour, Glenn Tkach, invites audiences to explore the unknown history of the punks, jockers, fairies, and Two-Spirit warriors who shaped Western Canada in The Queer Frontier: Untold Story of Canada’s Wild West.
The Queer Frontier
- Date: Sunday, January 21, 2024 at 3:00pm
- Location: The Junction (1138 Davie Street, Vancouver)
- Admission: Tickets available online for $25 per person ($20 per student and senior)
Glenn Tkach reaches back to the The Queer Frontier to uncover some of the earliest colonial queer history in the region, predating the establishment of Vancouver. With his dynamic, engaging, and humorous style, Tkach weaves together narratives that challenge preconceptions.
The event will offer a fresh perspective on how Western Canada was built, with queer individuals at its very heart. Attendees can expect to be transported back in time, exploring an unknown history.
“I’ve always been fascinated to see queer identities expressed through different cultures. Most people don’t know about the unique queer culture that existed right here in the Pacific Northwest.”Glenn Tkach
The Really Gay History Tour recently received TripAdvisor’s Traveller’s Choice: Best of the Best 2023 award, ranked as one of the top ten tourism experiences in all of Canada. It has consistently received nothing less than 5 stars on TripAdvisor. Now, Glenn brings that same calibre of storytelling to an even earlier period. The Queer Frontier promises to be an enlightening experience, shedding light on an important chapter of Canadian history that has been overlooked, ignored and even erased.