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Montreal

Montreal Fringe Focus – Robby Hoffman: Autobiography

Posted June 13, 2011 by Rosel

On the opening night of her show, Robby Hoffman was wondering if she should be getting something to eat, since the last meal she ate was breakfast at 2pm. She’s looking sharp, a little bit nervous, and irreverent, dressed in a fuschia blazer and a floral bowtie.

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hoover and tolson
Montreal

When liberation becomes limiting: anti-homophobia rhetoric and the essentialized homo

Posted May 17, 2011 by Erika

Were J. Edgar Hoover and Clyde Tolson homos? Ooops. Let me be politically correct. Were they a “same-sex couple”? Apparently some people think so. Happy International Day Against Homophobia.

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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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dykesonbikes
Events

Ride a F*cking Bike with the Gaily

Posted May 11, 2011 by Team Gaily

What is the best thing about Montreal summers? Festivals? Cute boys having picnics at Lafontaine in their cut offs and American Apparel tank tops? The hot girls on their fixed-gear bikes who, even in the blazing weather, are still wearing high-top sneakers? Recently a group of us were sitting around – copious amounts of wine […]

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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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takeoffyourclothes
Montreal

He said | She said: Take Off Your Clothes

Posted July 22, 2011 by Rosel

R: On July 9-10, Alex and I participated in “Take Off Your Clothes!” clothing swap event at Place-des-Arts as volunteers and swappers…starting bright and early at 6:30 in the morning. A: Our second year doing it. It keeps getting bigger. R: Here’s some background on the S.W.A.P. Team – created in 2007, it is run entirely […]

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she's canadian eh montreal women's comedy
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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piknic
Montreal

Elie’s Picks: Piknic Électronik or, The Happiest Place On Earth

Posted June 10, 2011 by Elie

What’s more awesome than a sunny Sunday afternoon in Montreal? Why, a sunny afternoon at Piknic Electronik of course! For the few who remain unconverted, listen up friends: Piknic is quite possibly my favorite place in the world. A huge outdoor party where you get to drink outside without the pretense of or need to […]

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