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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

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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Arts & Entertainment

Women’s Comedy Festival ‘She’s Canadian, Eh!’ Highlights Funny Gay Female Comics

Posted August 19, 2011 by Erika

In an industry completely dominated by men, and a society that thinks women can’t be funny, it can sometimes be difficult to succeed or gain recognition as a female comedian. Montreal’s Eman started the Canadian Women’s Comedy Festival ‘She’s Canadian, Eh?’ to combat the idea that female comedians aren’t very funny; The Gaily was gladly […]

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Montreal

Montreal Queer Sparks Speak: It’s A Roundtable

Posted August 11, 2011 by Erika

In the next few weeks I will be very busy organizing a feminist roundtable over at kickaction.ca – you should probably check it out because there are some awesome queer Montrealers ready to speak their minds on topics that may be of interest to you. Earlier this spring, Montreal’s Girls Action Foundation launched the Light A […]

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Gaily Beat

Life “Without Men”, Youth Centre For Montreal, and Lesbians Want To Go To Prom

Posted August 2, 2011 by Nikki

As Summer has officially begun it’s descent into the world down below, my optimism has about as much cheer as a grave.

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