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Arts & Entertainment

Toronto Cabaret Queen Ryan G. Hinds Graces #MTL’s Just for Laughs

Posted July 18, 2013 by Ian

Just for Laughs is well underway, and Montreal is getting an extra serving of gay at this year’s festival. Every year is a big year for this event, but 2013 is boasting some of the worlds funniest LGBT and queer stand up acts which should help us all digest the dire heat a little easier. […]

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Art

But Things Are Changing: AIDS Action Now! Launches Second Poster/Virus Campaign

Posted November 29, 2012 by Ian

AIDS Action Now! launched their second Poster/Virus Campaign at the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto last night with an after party at Cold Tea in Kensington Market, featuring DJ’s Like the Wolf and Mama Knows. The Poster/Virus campaign uses the power of images created collaboratively by several artists on a variety of themes (social, […]

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Art

Apparition of the Wild: Jamie Ross Exhibits at SKOL in Montreal

Posted November 26, 2012 by Ian

An exciting new exhibit in Montreal opens this week, breaking new ground for queer artists and exploring in experimental ways how homosocial lives are lived on lands older than time. On Friday November 30th, SKOL will be hosting the opening reception of Montreal artist, historian and documentarian Jamie Ross’ latest work “Apparition of the wild”. […]

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Arts & Entertainment

Top Five Film Picks at IMAGE+NATION XXV

Posted November 22, 2012 by Ian

Montreal’s Image+Nation International Film Festival is celebrating its 25th anniversary  this year and officially opens tonight with an invite only launch and after-party. All films will be presented at Cinéma du Parc from now until December 2nd and a full schedule can be found on the Image+Nation website. This year’s opening party is happening TONIGHT and […]

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Art

Montreal’s JJ Levine Exhibits ‘Queer Portraits: 2010-2012’ at RATS9 Gallery

Posted October 22, 2012 by Saturn

A rare Montreal show, JJ Levine is currently exhibiting their Queer Portraits: 2010 – 2012 at RATS 9 Gallery. The exhibit explores complex notions of gender, sexuality and queer space, and is a continuation of Levine’s earlier Queer Portrait collections dating back to 2006. Each portrait expresses a unique story. Each seemingly capturing some essential aspect of […]

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Events

Trouble in (Queer) Paradise: What Does It Take To Be Different After Dark?

Posted October 16, 2012 by Ian

There’s something in the Montreal soil that keeps bearing the raddest fruit. The newly minted queer collective, going by the name of Trouble is throwing it’s first of many dance party fundraisers for ACCM (AIDS Community Care Montreal) on November 3rd, at Espace Reunion (here is the Facebook event), lying just behind Montreal nightlife’s old […]

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Culture

Transphobic Ad in National Post Bites Institute for Canadian Values in Tight White Asses

Posted September 30, 2011 by Dallas

If you have been on Facebook in the last 24 hours you have undoubtedly by now come across numerous posts about this transphobic ad in the National Post.  Sponsored by the ‘National Think-Tank’ promoting Christian-Judeo values, The Institute for Canadian Values, the ad pictured above, asks teachers in Toronto to not confuse children into questioning their gender […]

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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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