Selected Press

 

Please click link below for press kit:

Press Kit – Alex Sangha

 

Selected press clippings:

 

DIGNITY HOUSE

Daily Xtra – Dignity House gets funds for feasibility study 

The Tyee – For gays, entering seniors homes can mean going back in the closet 

Globe and Mail – Grad student aims to create a safe haven for gay and lesbian retirees 

The Navigator – Dignity House moves closer to becoming a reality 

Georgia Straight – Dignity House project gets boost for queer housing feasibility study

Daily Xtra – Dignity House latest proposal for gay seniors home

 

DOCUMENTARY – MY NAME WAS JANUARY

Surrey Now Leader – Surrey film tackles transgender issues

Georgia Straight – Documentary about January Marie Lapuz to explore transgender women of colour issues

Gay Vancouver – Vancouver filmmakers release trailer for new documentary about trans* advocate

New West Record – Bringing a bright star back to life

South Asian Post – Sher Vancouver filming doc on murdered member

 

DOSTI PROJECT

Daily Xtra – Coming Out as Gay and South Asian

 

JANUARY MARIE LAPUZ YOUTH LEADERSHIP AWARD

Huffington Post – January Marie Lapuz award created in honour of slain transgender women

New Westminster News Leader – Award honours New West murder victim

New West Record – And the winners are!

 

MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL (MSM) FROM THE GOVERNOR GENERAL OF CANADA

Surrey Now-Leader – Surrey’s Alex Sangha receives Meritorious Service Medal

Vancouver Sun – Surrey social worker awarded Meritorious Service Medal for advocacy in South Asian LGBTQ community

Times of India – Indian-origin author receives Meritorious Service Medal in Canada

Georgia Straight – Alex Sangha, founder of Sher Vancouver, honoured with Meritorious Service Medal

 

OUT AND PROUD PROJECT

Gay Vancouver – Out and Proud showcases diversity of queer South Asians

Georgia Straight – Sher Vancouver’s Out and Proud project to counteract India’s anti-gay legislation

 

SHER VANCOUVER

Georgia Straight – Sher Vancouver to launch Surrey support group for South Asian LGBT youth

CBC News – Support group raising money for shunned gay South Asian international student

Darpan Magazine – Darpan’s 10 with Alex Sangha

Georgia Straight – Alex Sangha sees LGBT progress in Surrey

Daily Xtra – Sexuality and the South Asian diaspora

Canadian Immigrant:  Alex Sangha

Ubyssey – Profile: Sher Vancouver

Daily Xtra – They bash because they’re aroused

Georgia Straight – Bollywood films enter a brave, gay world

Georgia Straight – Vancouver’s bright lights challenge the status quo

Georgia Straight – Sikhs create their own queer-support group

Georgia Straight – Making LGBT people visible in the South Asian community

Daily Xtra – Gay Indo-Canadian receives Queen’s medal

 

SOCIAL ISSUES

CKNW Radio Interview – Talking about Surrey’s crime and social problems

 

VANCOUVER PRIDE PARADE

Hindustan Times – Watch:  Canadian minister Sajjan dances on Bollywood-themed float at LGBT parade

Hindustan Times – Sikh leads Pride Parade with PM Trudeau

Huffington Post – Alex Sangha makes history as Sikh Grand Marshal

 

VAISAKHI PARADE

Hindustan Times – Canada gurdwara invites LGBT group for Vaisakhi celebrations

Daily Xtra – This LGBT group just made history in Vancouver’s Vaisakhi parade

Georgia Straight – Mother of Sher Vancouver founder to march in Surrey Vaisakhi parade for LGBT acceptance

Georgia Straight – Sher Vancouver and Khalsa Diwan Society unite LGBT and Sikh communities for Vaisakhi for first time

CBC News – LGBTQ group to participate in Vaisakhi parade for first time

 

WIKIPEDIA 

South Asian Canadians in Greater Vancouver 

 

 

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