October 19, 2017

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Flygirl Productions’ Mandy Randhawa creates better world for LGBT people through dance and music

Photo Credit To Brittney Kwasney-Bright

When Mandy Randhawa saw the ocean for the first time in 1988 when she was about 11 years old, she couldn’t believe there could be so much water.

Imagine, then, how similar that feeling must be to how some queer women feel when they see a seemingly endless sea of women like themselves for the first time in their lives.

That’s what happens when some women attend parties by Flygirl Productions, which Randhawa and her wife, Leigh Cousins, run.

Randhawa tells the Straight by phone that Flygirl started with Cousins holding fundraisers in the early ’90s “to bring lesbian entertainment out of the shadows and basically the unsavoury parts of town”.

Meanwhile, Randhawa was conducting medical and nonmedical recruitment for the Vancouver office of Doctors Without Borders, which she says was “immensely rewarding” but also very challenging.

Read More Here: http://www.straight.com/life/743431/flygirl-productions-mandy-randhawa-creates-better-world-lgbt-people-through-dance-and#DVP

Post source : Craig Takeuchi, Georgia Straight

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Rick has lived in Vancouver since 1991 - first off Commercial Drive and now in Renfrew Heights - with his husband of 34 years, Dan. He has a background in travel, an interest in LGBT history, and a fondness for all that is geek. As co-publisher of Davie Village Post, he looks for stories and news which are relevant to LGBT Vancouver, and invites you to submit your items and ideas.

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