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Author: Antoine Elhashem

Black CAP’s “Joyful Giving”!

posted Tuesday, November 7, 2017

by: in Activism, Events

Some of my most favourite organizations in the LGBTQ community who work hard to educate and support their clients and community is the Black Coalition for AIDS Prevention (Black CAP), whom since 1989 has responded to the threat of HIV and AIDS in Toronto’s African, Caribbean and Black communities. Their work is guided by their […]

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Loving your body at the Body Love Ball!

posted Saturday, October 28, 2017

by: in Events, Queer, Toronto

Some of My Most Favourite People in the LGBTQ community is Jill Andrew. I got to know Jill on social media first as someone who is passionate about promoting positive body image. I love seeing her posts, and her drive to get people to love themselves. I have always been an advocate of everyone being […]

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It’s the 16th ANNUAL LGBT Youth Awards

posted Friday, October 13, 2017

by: in Activism, Charity, Events

Some of My Most Favourite People in the community are anyone who works with youth. I see our work with youth as one of the most important things we do as a community. The Lesbian Gay Bi Trans Youth Line provides service for youth, by youth that affirms the experiences and aspirations of LGBTQ2S youth […]

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Kero and Antoine queen out for a night at “Shady Queens”

posted Wednesday, October 4, 2017

by: in Comedy, Entertaining, Events

Some of My Most Favourite People are the friendly and kind team at Fife House, and some of my most favourite events in the community are the ones Fife House puts on, and I have attended many of them over the years. From Broadway to drag, from intimate presentations, to lavish theatrics, Fife House knows […]

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A GALA for Canadian Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce

posted Tuesday, October 3, 2017

by: in Business, Entertaining, Events

Some of My Most Favourite People in the LGBTQ business community are Bruce McDonald (President) and Darrell Schuurman (CEO) of Canadian Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (a special shout out goes to the lovely and always happy Katie Mead, Manager, Supplier Diversity Program at CGLCC). They work very hard to create a positive environment […]

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Miss Opulence: A chat with BlackCat, KingAdé, and Jasmine Black!

posted Friday, September 1, 2017

by: in Drag, Events

Some of My Most Favourite people on the party scene in our LGBTQ community is DJ BlackCat (Mykel Hall). I have enjoyed many of the parties I have heard him spin at over the years; if BlackCat is playing you always knew it will be a good vibe. Recently, I also got to meet KingAdé […]

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SNIP: A disturbing and empowering short film on the topic of sexual assault!

posted Monday, August 28, 2017

by: in Film

Some of My Most Favourite People in the community is actress and director Joanne Vannicola. Joanne is an artist and an activist in our community, she is also an Emmy award winning actor who recently completed a second season on the show, Slasher. Currently she has a memoir being edited for publication, as well as […]

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Cruising with the FABULOUS DJ Dallas

posted Thursday, August 24, 2017

by: in Dance

Some of My Most Favourite People in the LGBTQ community is DJ Dallas. Dallas is as talented as she is sweet and kind, and very giggly (you always just want to give her the biggest cuddliest hug when you run into her in the community). Those who know Dallas agree with me, and those who […]

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Kendall Partington is set to launch his debut album!

posted Wednesday, June 28, 2017

by: in Music

Kendall Partington is one of my most favourite entertainers in the community. I have dropped by a many Village establishment over the years, just to relax with a drink while Kendall got on the keyboard, and even joined in with other patrons in singing along. So, when Kendall told me that he is gearing to […]

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Elvira Kurt causes Homosexual Panic?

posted Wednesday, June 28, 2017

by: in Comedy

Some of My Most Favourite People is Elvira Kurt. I remember how hard I laughed years ago first time I heard her shtick about her mother, and her not accepting of her gayness. I was lucky since then to have her write a piece for the first incarnation of PinkPlayMags, we interviewed her for different […]

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