Posts Tagged ‘spotlight’
 

 
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Music Video Vendredi – Mother Mother’s “The Sticks”

Happy Friday Music Lovers! I had very solid intentions of posting this last week as these guys were playing the Corona on Wednesday, but instead I’ll post it in homage to the show I was too sick to attend. (Sad days.) MM ...
by Mel
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Lesbians in Tehran, Jack Layton Remembered, Bisexual Men Exist

“Circumstance” Coming to a Gay & Lesbian Film Festival Near You Iran fascinates me, especially in terms of the underground life there, so I am particularly looking forward to the new film “CircumstanceR...
by Erika
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GQB Hits Montreal And Is Now Recruiting

Already a hit in cities like Detroit, Boston, and Cincinnati, Guerrilla Queer Bar has now hit Montreal and is bound to take off. While the name may sound militant, the Guerrillas in Montreal are only out to have a good time whi...
by Erika
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Montreal’s JJ Levine Exhibits ‘Queer Portraits: 2010-2012’ at RATS9 Gallery

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...
by Saturn
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Music Video Vendredi – Tegan and Sara’s ‘Closer’ (and a little more!)

This week I wanted to honour the release of Tegan and Sara’s new banger, ‘Closer’ – about the innocence of young love. Tegan Quin tells Rolling Stone. “In short, I was writing about my youth – a time when we got...
by Mel
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How Steve Jobs Empowered a Generation

I was in the trenches when D&D and comics were still wedgie-worthy and sci-fi was light-years from trendy. The past decade has seen the advent of the geek, from social misfit and misanthrope in the eyes of mainstream folk,...
by Steve
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Music Video Vendredi – Hercules and Love Affair’s ‘Painted Eyes’

My opinion: “Painted Eyes” is the best song from Hercules and Love Affair‘s new album “Blue Songs”, although, I’m still in awe of what an instrumental  masterpiece “Blind” was a...
by Rachelle
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US State Department Launches 2012 International Women of Courage Awards

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will host the 2012 International Women of Courage Awards (IWCA) Ceremony this morning (Thursday, March 8) at 11:00AM EST with special guest First Lady Michelle Obama. Secretary Clinton ...
by Kyle
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Trouble in (Queer) Paradise: What Does It Take To Be Different After Dark?

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 Ca...
by Ian
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Revel & Riot Talks Pride & Design (PS. They Are Kind Of A Big Deal)

You might not yet have heard of Montreal-based Revel & Riot (shame!), an LGBT rights organization and merchandising/art centre, but some other big names sure have taken notice of this innovative designer and activist duo. Y...
by Erika
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Some Thoughts On International Women’s Day (And A Film You Should See)

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, ...
by Erika
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New ‘Never Hide” Ray Ban Ad Features Two Men Holding Hands

Ray Ban just came out with a great new ad in their Never Hide series with two very suavely dressed men holding hands. We kinda love it. The Never Hide spirit, Ray Ban says on their site, is a philosophy that has inspired their ...
by Erika
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