Posts Tagged ‘Toronto’
 

 
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Why I Am Ashamed To Be On The Cover Of The Grid

Some may call it back-peddling, some may call it damage control; but denouncing my involvement in The Grid’s recent cover story ‘Dawn Of A New Gay’by Paul Aguirre-Livingston is incredibly important to me regardless of how...
by Elie
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The Perils And Pride Of The Dyke March

The Vancouver Dyke March made me lesbian. Well, not really, but it definitely helped me realize that straight life was officially out of the question for me. As a questioning thirty-something that couldn’t quite figure out wh...
by Dallas
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From The Editor: Remarks, Reflections & A Response On “The New Gay”

There is little I can say about The Grid’s recent “Dawn of the New Gay‘ that will match yesterday’s eloquent, touching, and provocative response from Elie. As a participant to the original piece, he was...
by Erika
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Chaz Cha-Cha’s, Gay Terrorists, Bi-Sexual Succubus, and Catholic Homos…

Holy Crap! What a week! Double Holy Crap! Did you see Gaga in drag? OMG! HAWT! Well, back here in Calgary, homos are dusting off thier boas, and finding thier gayest of outfits because Pride Calgary is almost here! This is my ...
by Dallas
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Toronto Cabaret Queen Ryan G. Hinds Graces #MTL’s Just for Laughs

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...
by Ian
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Pumped for Pride: Sparkle Crunches and Social Irresponsibility

I was recently introduced to the series PRIDE PUMP 2000X promoting Toronto Pride 2011. The videos, produced by Toronto Convention and Visitors Association (Tourism Toronto, or @seetorontonow) – “the official destinati...
by Kyle
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Toronto’s Fordian Parallel Universe/Empire

I recently came across a video on FB with insider footage of Rob Ford hosting a barbeque, with guest speaker Stephen Harper. In it, Ford introduces Harper as his “new fishing partner”, to which Mr. Harper takes the stage (l...
by Steven
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What is this Love? Part 3 “The Chub and the Club”

I was sweating bullets. I was so nervous, but I was so turned on. Voyeuristic, public kinda things really get me hot.
by Kyle
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But Things Are Changing: AIDS Action Now! Launches Second Poster/Virus Campaign

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/Vi...
by Ian
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Toronto Fringe Focus – Michael Hughes’ ‘Mickey & Judy’

In the age of Glee and Lady Gaga, some may forget what it was like when doll playing was done in secret, or listening to (or singing along with) your favourite diva was done quietly in the closet. The all too familiar struggle ...
by Elie
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“Quarterback” Mammoliti: Anti-Gay Politics Make For Strange Bedfellows

Giorgio Mammoliti, City Councillor of Ward 7 (in the Etobicoke Region) has been described as Mayor Rob Ford’s “Quarterback”. Although the two of them were sworn enemies during the Mayoral race, pitted against each other, ...
by Steven
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Ford Trims Fat: What It Means For Those Living With HIV

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s executive committee is set to consider cuts totalling more than $740 million to police, transit, public health and environment programs. Independent accounting and consulting firm KPMG identified ...
by Steven
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