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Film + Television

Cher Calls into Ellen to Defend Chaz, Says F*cking [Video]

Posted September 14, 2011 by Erika

Chaz Bono, recent media darling/controversial figure, child of Cher, and the first trans “star” on Dancing With The Stars, continued his media rounds today, stopping by Ellen to talk about the boycotts and outcry regarding his participation on the dancing competition show. We wrote last week about the family values cheerleaders over at Fox News […]

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Arts & Entertainment

We Love: Artists Against AIDS Worldwide Music Video (2001) “What’s Goin’ On?”

Posted December 1, 2012 by Erika

Today is World AIDS Day, and I stumbled accross this all star music video version of Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Goin On?” from 2001. The video by Artists Against AIDS Worldwide features all of the biggest names of the 2000s: Britney Spears, Backstreet Boys, Mary J. Blige, Sean “Puffy” Combs, Destiny’s Child, Jermaine Dupri, Fred Durst, […]

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Arts & Entertainment

An Open Letter to Travis Mathews

Posted April 30, 2013 by Kyle

  *Dear reader, this is an open letter to filmmaker Travis Mathews. Its intent it to initiate discussion as well as introduce you to the important work of this amazing filmmaker. Dear Travis, First of all, please let me congratulate you on your third installation of  In Their Room London. I have not seen the two prior, but I […]

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Film + Television

Want To Be Sorta Famous? Canadian Lesbians in Palm Springs Sought for New Documentary

Posted March 5, 2012 by Erika

Yes, it is very specific. BUT! If you do happen to be a Canadian lesbian-identified, female-identified person 45 years or older, living in or having connections to the Palm Springs or Riverside County areas, a brand new documentary for a national network, is looking for YOU! You can either live there, have a second home […]

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Television

“The Voice” premieres, two lesbos rock the stage!

Posted April 27, 2011 by Erika

“The Voice”, slated to be some hot competition for American Idol, premiered last night, and unlike Idol, there didn’t seem to be any hesitancy about letting contestants come out in their very first introduction to the public. Also, both were freaking awesome, and both wowed the judges. The premise of the show is that the […]

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Film + Television

Some Thoughts On International Women’s Day (And A Film You Should See)

Posted March 7, 2012 by Erika

In last week’s Montreal Gazette, Janet Bagnall wrote that while women “should make up half of elected officials and not 20 per cent, earn 100 cents for every dollar earned by their male co-workers and not 77 cents, and direct and star in movies about women instead of being the half-dressed sidekick to the male […]

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Film + Television

The local news cares about queer kids and takes on trans issues. What is going on?

Posted April 22, 2011 by Erika

Things happened on my teevee today. Well I don’t actually have teevee, it was on my computer. But, is it pride week or something and I missed it? First, Global BC did a three part/three night series on transgender people called “Transformations”, and then a Southern Ontario CTV outlet did a three part/three night series […]

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Calgary & Southern Alberta

The Cliks Frontman Lucas Silveira And Band Make A Date With Pride Calgary

Posted September 2, 2011 by Dallas

Lucas Silveira of The Cliks is ready to show his true colours at Pride Calgary tonight. The creator and lead singer of the Canadian band is finally where he was always meant to be. The Cliks have been around for a while, created by Silveira in 2004. The band has gone through an evolution of […]

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